CryptoQuikRead_157 - The Bitcoin Central Bank’s Perfect Monetary PolicyThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“The BCB enforces the strictest deposit regulations in the world by requiring full reserves for all accounts. This is the digital equivalent of the Chicago Plan or the Austrian 100% reserve gold standard.” -Pierre Rochard
Looking for every significant piece of literature on Bitcoin, Cryptography, and the Cypherpunks? You can find pretty much all of it at the Nakamoto Institute:
CryptoQuikRead_156 - Features of the Casa NodeThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
Autopilot, Channel Names, Verify from Scratch, Node Nicknames and more. Hear about the features in the new Casa Bitcoin and Lightning node!
Check out the full article and follow @CasaHODL on Medium and Twitter so you don’t miss the other incredible things the team is building:
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CryptoQuikRead_155 - POW is EfficientThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“The Cryptopocalypse is coming — Bitcoin’s (PoW) is so bad that it’s going to destroy the world in 2020!” -DanHeld
Is Bitcoin’s energy consumption going to destroy the world… or not?
Clap for the article on Den Held’s Medium page:
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CryptoQuikRead_154 - Electric Money [Part 4 - Bitcoin’s POW]The Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“No equation, no chart in this fourth part. Just a short discussion about the total cost of Bitcoin’s PoW. It will offer us the opportunity to introduce another fundamental property of PoW which makes it truly unique.” -LaurentMT
Check out the full series (and drop some applause) plus other amazing work from @LaurentMT on his Medium page:
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CryptoQuikRead_153 - Cliffhangers [Part 3 - Bitcoin’s POW]The Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“In this third part, we’re going to focus on a slightly different question: “Is the system running at its optimum?” -LaurentMT
Check out the full article to explore the charts and graphics illustrating his arguments and metrics (and don’t forget to drop applause for the excellent work):
CryptoQuikRead_152 - Yin and Yang of Bitcoin [Part 2 - Bitcoin’s POW]The Cryptoconomy Podcast add
Listen to @Laurentmt’s article explaining how the Yin and Yang of Bitcoin, Hodling & Mining, affect the efficiency of the system and how they drive the system’s dynamics.
Don’t forget to drop some applause on the article and check out the author’s other awesome work here:
CryptoQuikRead_151 - Gravity [Part 1 - Bitcoin’s POW]The Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“At last, we have derived two metrics which both suggest that contrary to a widespread opinion, Bitcoin’s PoW is actually becoming more and more efficient.” -@Laurentmt
Listen to Part 1 of @Laurentmt’s excellent series introducing the fundamental characteristics and value proposition of Bitcoin’s POW function.
CryptoQuikRead_150 - Why I wrote PGPThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“If we do nothing, new technologies will give the government new automatic surveillance capabilities that Stalin could never have dreamed of. The only way to hold the line on privacy in the information age is strong cryptography.” -Phil Zimmerman
Explore this article & the immense collection of other works at the Nakamoto Institute:
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CryptoChat_006 - TheOneVortex on Building for BitcoinThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
Building applications, expanding alternative media, software is eating the world, what’s inside the ICOs & altcoins, the future of Bitcoin, the Lightning Network, and the revolution this technology could bring!
Don’t miss our chat with @TheOneVortex!
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CryptoQuikRead_149 - Bitcoin as a PrivacyCoinThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“Ever since its inception Bitcoin has never really been private…. Fortunately, spying on Bitcoin users is becoming increasingly difficult.” - Aaron Van Wirdum
Listen to another great read on Bitcoin Magazine about the amazing tech available today, and yet to come that will make #Bitcoin the true PrivacyCoin of the future.
Check out the article and explore the many links on Bitcoin Magazine here:
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CryptoQuikRead_148 - Bitcoin as a Conflict Prevention ProtocolThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“To borrow from Nick Szabo, Bitcoin is a socially scalable, conflict preventing protocol.” - Tuur Demeester
Today we read an excellent Tweet Storm from Tuur Demeester about #Bitcoin and what makes it a true monetary revolution.
Check out the full post here:
CryptoQuikRead_147 - How to Critique Bitcoin, A GuideThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“You’ve heard of Bitcoin. You do not like it… It relies on curious, antiquated ideas like sound money, peer-to-peer networking, the abolition of seignorage, and censorship-resistance. It is profoundly distasteful.” -nic carter
Don’t waste anymore time trying to decide which criticism of Bitcoin to write about and outsource it with the Bitcoin FUD dice! A fun piece from Nic that holds a painful degree of truth.
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Applaud for the full article and explore Nic’s other great work:
CryptoQuikRead_146 - The Three Economic Eras of BitcoinThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“The Third Era will start with civil war” -Rusty Russell
The future economic reality of the Bitcoin ecosystem has been hard-coded into the consensus since the very first block. The inevitable pains that the future will bring should not surprise us. Listen to Rusty Russell’s discussion of Bitcoin’s three economic eras.
Check out the full article and lengthy list of footnotes for clarifications and further reading:
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CryptoQuikRead_145 - Giacomo on SPV and Digital CoinageThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“We shouldn’t make full nodes harder to run, EVER” -@giacomozucco
Listen to the tweet storm laying out exactly why a responsible #Bitcoin maximalist should hold this view in today’s #CryptoQuikRead!
See the original Tweet storm and Follow Giacomo Zucco below:
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CryptoQuikRead_144 - SegWit2x Bugs ExplainedThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
The infrastructure and businesses in the Cryptoconomy are set to have a massive shift in the coming months. The #Bitcoin ecosystem may be difficult to recognize in the near future. that makes it critical not to forget the lessons our short but eventful history has taught us so far. Today we read Jimmy Song’s article on Segwit2x, and how industry leaders almost killed Bitcoin.
Drop applause on the original article and explore further reading on this by checking it out on Medium:
CryptoChat_005 - Brady Swenson on Being an Informed Bitcoin CitizenThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
Hashing out all the major pain points, who to trust, building your filter, and where to start when it comes to learning everything about Bitcoin today! Don’t miss a fun chat with @CitizenBitcoin.
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CryptoQuikRead_143 - The Time Value of BitcoinThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“Lightning Network provides a framework to measure the time-value of bitcoin, a precursor for a capital market and reserve currency status.” -Nik Bhatia
Today we jump back into @timevalueofbtc’s 4 part series with Part 2, ”The Time Value of Bitcoin.”
CryptoQuikRead_142 - Chaincode’s Residency Program Is Back, This Time With LightningThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
– “Lightning is a promising technology, but right now, very few people are fluent with it,” Chaincode Labs engineer James O’Beirne told Bitcoin Magazine.–
Check out the article and the incredible work happening over at @BitcoinMagazine:
CryptoQuikRead_141 - Fat Protocols Aren’t NewThe Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“People have speculated on what a future with fat protocols will look like. File sharing protocols aren’t exactly the same, but they have a lot of similarities we can learn from.” @backus
Today we read one from John Backus about the history of P2P file sharing protocols and what the #Bitcoin and #Crypto communities could learn from it.
Appluad the article on Medium and follow the enormous number of links for further exploration:
CryptoQuikRead_140 - Lightning Network 2.0 [Part 2]The Cryptoconomy Podcast add
“That’s right: while we’re here still trying to wrap our minds around Layer 2 solutions, these mad scientists are already proposing a system with three layers” @DZack23
Today we conclude the incredible piece by Daniel Goldman on the new tools of “The Lightning Network 2.0″ [Part 2].