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Parisian “Gilet Jaunes” Bitcoin Mural

At the end of 2018, I was approached by artist ‘PBoy‘ about creating a Bitcoin puzzle inside a mural painting in Paris.  As I was already a fan of his work, I was pleased to provide the seed funding of $1000 as the reward for anyone who was able to decipher the clues and access […]

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‘Old Man’ advice for the newly Bitcoin/crypto rich …

These were by far my most popular series of tweets on Twitter (over >1 million impressions). They were published the day after the most recent Bitcoin all-time high of ~$19800 in December 2017 ‘Old man’ advice for the newly Bitcoin/crypto rich …. 1/14 If selling around 10-20% of your portfolio of crypto-assets would give you […]

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Advantages of the Legacy Chain

One does not simply replace Bitcoin. Especially without overwhelming consensus. I thought I’d outline why Bitcoin (legacy / Core) has some significant advantages vs any hard fork without huge support: 1/  Bitcoin is the reserve currency of the ‘crypto’ world.  In the past 24hrs over half a billion USD of (non-fiat) tokens were traded vs […]

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Bitcoin Compromise FTW

As I write, the mainstream media is starting to pick up on the Bitcoin Unlimited vs Bitcoin Core ‘split’ and get excited about the possibility of a contentious fork.  Make no mistake, everyone hostile to the concept of Bitcoin is enjoying this.  ‘Divide and conquer’ springs to mind. FWIW, here is my idea of what […]

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Capitalist View on a Bitcoin Hard Fork

I thought I’d write a few thoughts about what the rational capitalists will likely do in the event of any Bitcoin hard fork that is remotely contentious: 1/  A far larger amount of Bitcoin will be deposited on exchanges than is usual, allowing investors to sell at will depending on how they interpret the events […]

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