Bitcoin Mining Activities Skyrocket in Texas


While the heavy power consumption by the Bitcoin network has been a matter of concern for many governments around the world, Texas is reportedly witnessing a boom in bitcoin mining activities. “To the moon” for price has become “skyrocket hashrate!” According to the industry group Texas Blockchain Council, there has been a rise in miners’ […]

Building On Bitcoin: An Overview Of RSK Rootstock Smart Contracts

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Building a new financial ecosystem on Bitcoin Entrepreneurs around the world are building products & protocols on top of Bitcoin’s strong foundation to bring to life a new financial system. The Bitcoin market cap hovers around $323B, however, much of this value is being held and not actively being put to use. This presents an […]

Self-Custody: The Antidote to the Dangers of a Cashless Society

Self-Custody The Antidote to the Dangers of a Cashless Society

An odd yet more common occurrence happened to me recently — my physical dollars were refused. As I attempted to buy lunch I was informed that the hip establishment I was at only accepted credit cards or other forms of digital payments. As someone who believes strongly in the importance of civil liberties, this movement […]

The Technological Origins of Bitcoin

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This article was originally published by Emile Phaneuf on Satoshi Nakamoto remains an obscure character. Although little is known of his influences and motivations for creating bitcoin, this article explores his technological influences (see this for its philosophical and economic influences). What follows is a historical timeline of the various privately issued digital currencies […]

Bitcoin Is Winning The Game Of Money

Bitcoin is Winning

In this world of evanescence, the Banyan has become a symbol of stability, constancy, and permanency, and represents immortality. – Ramakantha Bitcoin is a meticulously devised technology that combines multiple disciplines. Currently, it appears that its role is that of a medium of exchange where the supply is strictly predetermined by the code. The consensus […]

Ayn Rand’s Objectivism Meets Bitcoin: Perfect Match?

Ayn Rand Bitcoin

It is likely that if Ayn Rand were alive today, she would be a proponent of Bitcoin. Her philosophy of Objectivism, as outlined in her novel Atlas Shrugged, emphasizes the importance of the individual as the ultimate moral authority and the pursuit of one’s own happiness as the ultimate goal. These principles align closely with […]

Bitcoin Is Digital Scarcity

This article was originally published by Gigi on We should treat computers as fancy telephones, whose purpose is to connect people. Information is alienated experience. Information is not something that exists. Indeed, computers don’t really exist, exactly; they’re only subject to human interpretation. This is a strong primary humanism I am promoting. As long […]

Bitcoin Is Clean And Green

Bitcoin Mediation Green Nature

Bitcoin is green. Bitcoin is clean. Perhaps the world’s best system to incentivize abundant, cheap and renewable energy production This article was originally published by Thubaud Marechal on No bitcoin doesn’t boil oceans. Bitcoin is green. Bitcoin is clean. Perhaps the world’s best system to incentivize abundant, cheap and renewable energy production. How?! Bitcoin computers […]

The USA Could Be Secretly Hoarding Bitcoin

USA hoarding bitcoin

This article was originally published by Austin Litman on If Bitcoin truly is the best money humans have ever made, it would mean the USA is all over it like oil. Well, they secretly are. They keep it a “secret” by not saying anything to the public, but anyone can check the data since […]

Hashcash And The Origins Of Bitcoin

Adam Back Hashcash

In this article, we explore hashcash and the origins of bitcoin and follow the history of peer to peer cash. As Bitcoiners, we understand the transformative effects of new technologies. Implicitly, we regard Bitcoin as a single technology, unleashed upon the world bringing individual sovereignty to billions; a truly sound money kick-starting societal thriving. In […]