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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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We need to talk about Bitcoin marketing

TL;DR:  I think the Bitcoin community needs a Kickstarter-like platform to fund marketing ideas & proposals for the benefit of all Bitcoin stakeholders Bitcoin has no owner, no central authority … therefore no-one responsible for a broad marketing effort.  Each stakeholder currently only worries about their own self-interest, promoting their business or agenda accordingly.  For […]

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Let’s Play a (Bitcoin) Game

I had this Denarium physical bitcoin kicking around, so decided to do something a bit fun with it! I will send this coin (unopened) and all BTC it contains to the winner of a ‘reverse auction’ for it.  A reverse auction is where the lowest unique bid wins.  This one is a little unique in […]

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Why Bitcoin’s Illicit Image is Temporary

Until fairly recently, most media attention on Bitcoin has centered around its use on the Dark Web, thefts/hacking/blackmail and generally painted a picture that it is somehow in itself illicit and ‘dirty money’.  Many well-educated people still believe those interested in Bitcoin must be involved in something of questionable morality. Last week I was in […]

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