Bitcoin Security in One Chart

I recently published a post (Bitcoin Security: a Negative Exponential) where I looked at the consequences of Bitcoin’s declining block rewards to the security of the network....

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Bitcoin’s Inflation Adjusted NVT Ratio - An UpToDate Assessment

Bitcoin’s Inflation Adjusted NVT Ratio - An UpToDate Assessment

This analysis aims to take a closer look at the NVT Signal/Ratio adjusted for Bitcoin’s inflation in circulating supply, in the light of recent price developments and comparing it to the original NVT Ratio/Signal developed by Willy Woo and Dimitri Kalichk...

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Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #13

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #13

This week’s newsletter includes action items related to the security release of Bitcoin Core 0.16.3 and Bitcoin Core 0.17RC4, the newly-proposed BIP322, and Optech’s upcoming Paris workshop; a link to the C-Lightning 0.6.1 release, more information about ...

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Circulating Bitcoin Majority Remain Sequestered to Investment Wallets

Circulating Bitcoin Majority Remain Sequestered to Investment Wallets

Over 55% of Bitcoins currently sit in wallets that have balances upwards of 200 coins – worth over $1Mn at any point in time within the last 11 months when the price of Bitcoin breached the $5k mark...

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Electric Money

Electric Money

“Do states dream of electric money ?” — Philip K...

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A Desperate Cry for Help

A Desperate Cry for Help

A new association of the usual suspects has formed, in the very odd belief that, “This time it will be different”...

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Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #12

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #12

This week’s newsletter references a discussion about BIP151 encryption for the peer-to-peer network protocol, provides an update on compatibility between Bitcoin and the W3C Web Payments draft specification, and briefly describes some notable merges in po...

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Making The Strongest Case For Small Blocks

Making The Strongest Case For Small Blocks

This article is NOT for the blocksize debate veterans that have been around for the last three years. They have already most probably heard this argument a thousand times...

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How to critique Bitcoin: a guide

How to critique Bitcoin: a guide

You’re a Nobel prize-winning economist, or a tenured professor at a prestigious university. Maybe you run a deep value hedge fund. Perhaps you write a popular column on markets. You might be a central banker or a finance minister...

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Running my own BTCPay Server: First Impressions

Running my own BTCPay Server: First Impressions

Tl; dr : it’s gonna be huge, but don’t run it on an old shitty laptop....

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Why Bitcoin Will Become the Global Reserve Currency

Why Bitcoin Will Become the Global Reserve Currency

There are only two things verifiably scarce in life: Time and Bitcoin....

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Bitcoin’s Path to Method of Payment

Bitcoin’s Path to Method of Payment

The debate around what Bitcoin is or what Bitcoin should be never seems to end...

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Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #11

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #11

This week’s newsletter includes a reminder to please help test the release candidate for Bitcoin Core’s next version, information about the development of Optech’s new public dashboard, summaries of two discussions on the Bitcoin-Dev mailing list, and not...

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Crypto Muddy Waters

Crypto Muddy Waters

An (institutional) investor’s take on the leaked Bitmain financials....

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Hodlers are the revolutionaries

Hodlers are the revolutionaries

My reflections on the important role hodlers play in developing Bitcoin’s network (and other cryptocurrency networks)....

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Bitcoin will crush the massive over-indebtedness and money-printing system that leads us straight to the sixth mass extinction

Bitcoin will crush the massive over-indebtedness and money-printing system that leads us straight to the sixth mass extinction

Unfortunately, new generations are discovering a world in a sorry state....

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