Any great war must necessarily be a popular movement. It is a kind of crusade; and like all crusades, it sweeps along on a powerful stream of romanticism. – U.S. Senator William Gibbs McAdoo During World War I, U.S. Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo (by far the funniest-named Treasury Secretary) […]
Bitcoin has blasted through $10,000 per coin yesterday, a key level that I have been watching closely for several months.
Hope you had a peaceful weekend, especially those of you in the U.S., where massive protests, riots, and looting have brought about a crass end to the Coronavirus lockdown.
There’s no doubt that the internet is amazing and that it has revolutionized the way that humans communicate, both professionally and socially. Being a decentralized network, the Internet can be a real tool for freedom, as no central party can control what is being said or done, and therefore nobody […]
Ever since the halvening event, Bitcoin has been running slowly and it’s starting to cost users.
In the classic fable The Ant and the Grasshopper, you’ll remember the ant worked hard all summer to prepare for the winter, while the grasshopper sat around playing jazz violin.
Memorial Day in the U.S. is used to coinciding with the U.K. spring break holiday, but Eid al-Fitr hasn’t come out in May in several decades. There’s certainly something interesting about the way that all international calendars are colliding this year, almost as if someone or something is trying to […]
Most people don’t know it, but today is actually a holiday for religious crypto clerics. It’s known as Bitcoin Pizza Day, when we celebrate the first recorded real-world transaction that took place in bitcoin 10 years ago.
Bitcoin has “digital scarcity” because its total coin supply is limited to a maximum of 21 million coins. The concept of digital scarcity that has been pioneered by Bitcoin has expanded to include so-called crypto collectibles.
Go on, take the money and run. Hoo Hoo Hoo! So goes the classic song from Steve Miller Band. Not only does it have a groovy beat, but it also tells a story. By far, it’s the chorus though that gets most people. When you’re flying by the seat of […]