Ayn Rand’s Objectivism Meets Bitcoin: Perfect Match?

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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 dergigi.com 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 […]

Hashcash And The Origins Of Bitcoin

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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 […]

What If Bitcoin Existed Alongside Unlimited Nuclear Fusion Energy

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Reddit user Bitcoin_Holder dropped a Reddit post titled “What happens to Bitcoin when energy is effectively free with nuclear fusion” and it went quasi viral. In no time, the post had 393 upvotes and 388 shares. A testament to people understanding that energy and Bitcoin are closely correlated; Bitcoin has proof-of-work and energy is the […]

Bitcoin Mining Ban Will Hurt New York and Our Environment

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New York State lawmakers will soon vote on legislation that would impose a two-year moratorium on bitcoin mining operations. New York has always been an engine of both economic and technological development, which is why a ban would effectively drive away substantial investments and high-paying jobs for New Yorkers, affecting their growth in the process. […]

Blockware Solutions Building 150 MW Bitcoin Mining Site in West Virginia

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Blockware Solutions (BWS) said on Wednesday that it will collaborate with SEVA, a climate-focused organization seeking to revitalize mine sites and economies in West Virginia, to support its solar farm initiative. In addition to West Virginia’s PJM power grid, the new mining complex will be powered by the new solar farm. In the fourth quarter […]

Bitcoin Whitepaper

Every day is a good day to read the bitcoin whitepaper. Why should you read the bitcoin whitepaper? The bitcoin whitepaper is where everything started. Bitcoin came into existence through the whitepaper that outlined how the bitcoin network could operate. The whitepaper gives specific technical instructions how the bitcoin protocol works and what roles the […]

Bitcoin Mining Back in China after Ban

China Bans Bitcoin Mining, Becomes Second to US in Global Hashrate

China “bans” Bitcoin mining, one year later the nation’s contributions to the Bitcoin mining network are second only to the United States. According to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, China is once again a major Bitcoin miner despite a prohibition last year. To the CCAF’s Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI), China’s contribution to the […]

Uzbekistan Exempts Bitcoin Companies From Income Tax, Encourages Solar Powered Mining.

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According to a presidential decree published this week, Uzbekistan is encouraging people to mine bitcoin using solar energy and will exempt all crypto operations by domestic and foreign operators from income tax. The country is blessed with a highly suitable climate for solar energy, having more than twice the sunshine hours of Northern Europe. Coupled […]

How to Mine Bitcoin at Home: A Simple Guide

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So you’re thinking about taking the plunge into Bitcoin Mining. But where do you start?  Look no further my friend, by the end of this guide, you will be well on your way to mining like a true Bitcoin pleb. This article is sponsored by BitcoinMerch.com – Save 4% on all products with the code […]