Bitcoin: The Monetary Metric System

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While reading my copy of Allen Farrington and Sasha Meyers’ Bitcoin is Venice I encountered a phrase that hit me like a ton of bricks: “We don’t want to use a stretchy ruler.” I think it might be one of the most accurate characterizations of what is wrong with money as it stands today. As […]

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 […]

133 Amazing Quotes From “The Bitcoin Standard”

Saifedean Ammous The Fiat Standard

This article was originally published by Yorick de Mombynes on I selected these quotes from this amazing book by Saifedean AMMOUS. They offer only a glimpse of the richness of the book that is an absolute must read. 1. “Bitcoin can be best understood as distributed software that allows for transfer of value using a currency […]

First Principles – A Rational Decision-Making Framework

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Executive Summary: What is First Principles Thinking? In an effort to improve my decision-making skills, I recently stumbled upon a rather venerable framework for solving complex problems. The technique, known as “reasoning from first principles” was one I’d come across before in casual reading, yet was something I had failed to implement into my daily […]

Seedor Review: Bitcoin Steel Wallet Made In Germany

Creating a backup of your bitcoin seed words is the most important duty of every bitcoin owner. Seedor Safe is a bitcoin seed wallet from Germany that makes the backup process easy as well as highly secure.

How Bitcoin Became Money

How Bitcoin Became Money

The unique mathematical properties of Bitcoin make it uniform from the first time it was used as a medium of exchange; it comes pre-marked, pre-stamped. Because it is standard in and of itself, Bitcoin became money on Bitcoin Pizza Day, when it was first used as a medium of exchange.

BlackRock Buys Bitcoin Instead Of Houses

Black Rock Bitcoin

The multinational asset management firm, BlackRock, hopes to divert some of its $8.5 trillion capital into Bitcoin. This comes from a blog on their official website in which they reveal a launch of a spot bitcoin private trust to serve clients who have shown “increasing interest” in bitcoin. Perhaps Larry Fink will get laser eyes? […]

Hublot Now Sells Luxury Watches For Bitcoin

Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot has announced that it will accept bitcoin as a payment method, starting with a limited-edition release of the Big Bang Unico collection, which only has 200 pieces. According to an official announcement by the 1980-founded company, it has partnered with a Bitcoin payment service provider to bring the functionality to the limited-edition collection […]

Mexican Senate Building Gets Bitcoin ATM

Mexican Senate Bitcoin ATM

The Mexican Senate building gets its own Bitcoin ATM as the country prepares to regulate cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin is becoming more widely accepted around the world and the number of cryptocurrency ATMs is increasing despite the crackdown. Mexico has gotten another Bitcoin ATM, this time in its Senate building. On April 26, a Bitcoin (BTC) ATM was installed […]