Jack Dorsey Kills Web3, Announces Web5

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Jack Dorsey, the famous web developer and entrepreneur known for being one of the co-founders of Twitter, has recently announced the launch of “Web5”. What is Web5? Web5 is a new platform developed by The Block Head, one of the bitcoin business units belonging to Dorsey’s Block (formerly known as Square). Dorsey’s announcement was made […]

El Salvador Students Now Earn Bitcoin Diplomas

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El Salvador has awarded the first 40 students with Bitcoin diplomas which can be obtained within one day and require to study a short blue textbook. After adopting Bitcoin as legal tender in September 2021, El Salvador under the leadership of President Nayib Bukele is taking a major step toward educating their citizens on Bitcoin. […]

How To Build Your Own Lightning Node with Lightning Network Daemon (LND)

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This article was originally published on joedavison.com Lightning Network is growing in popularity and many believe it is the answer to bitcoin scalability. In order to understand Lightning Network more, I recently set out to build and run a Lightning node from scratch on my spare Linux machine. To start, I downloaded the LND source […]

New Colombian President Supports Bitcoin

The newly-elected president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, seems to be a big fan of Bitcoin (BTC) as per his previous statement on the topic. Petro, who recently won the 2022 Colombia presidential election this Sunday, will replace Iván Duque Márquez on August 7. Interestingly, one of Petro’s tweets from December 2017 has been resurfacing, which stated the […]

Bukele Against The Gangs – Bitcoin President Sends 36,000 Criminals To Jail

The president of the Republic of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has declared victory in the war against Salvadoran gangs.  During his annual speech in Congress, he announced how gang violence will end and homicide rates will drop. The same speech he used to mark his third year in power. He emphasized that he is on […]

Cash Could Be Extinct By 2030

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The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) “Great Reset” program proposes creating a new social contract that respects the dignity of all people and does not include private property ownership. To quote WTO, You’ll own nothing, and you’ll be happy. World Trade Organization Surprisingly, it won’t be that everyone (governments, corporate organizations, 1%, etc.) will own nothing; rather, it […]

Here Are Six Reasons Why You Want To Run A Bitcoin Node

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Preamble Let me explain quickly that a Bitcoin Node is a piece of software (Bitcoin Core) that has some important jobs: 1. Keep a copy of the blockchain (one of many copies out there) 2. Connect with other nodes, forming a network of communication, which propagates transactions (transactions are kept in a “mempool”, the queue of […]

Everything going on in Davos is good for Bitcoin

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A powerpoint slide leaked at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting went viral on Twitter. It depicts a centralized future for ‘crypto’, alarming users around the word. Bitcoin is not part of the plan. Is the transformation of the industry towards regulated big players plotted in Davos? As the World Economic Forum annual meeting takes […]

Why Bad News is Good for Bitcoin

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“First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.” (Nicholas Klein 1914) For any investor, and especially for anyone in Bitcoin, we are all quite familiar with the expression of FUD. But let’s examine a little bit about the core meaning of Fear, Uncertainly and […]

Why Laszlo Hanyec’s $300 Million Pizzas Changed the World

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Bitcoin Pizza Day is an annual event that Bitcoiners use to celebrate the first purchase of goods with Bitcoin ever recorded. On Bitcoin Pizza Day, every Bitcoiner eats a Pizza, even carnivores. The use of bitcoin for routine everyday purchases is gradually expanding nowadays. Though it was 12 years ago on May 22 in 2010 […]