Tag: Dergigi

True Names Not Required

“We need to be able to disassociate from our identities to protect ourselves. We need the freedom to selectively reveal ourselves. We need the possibility to rally behind names, symbols, masks, and the ideas they represent — using transient identities and wearing masks ourselves if we have to. If identities are permanent and transparent, rebellion and revolution are impossible.” – Gigi

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Bitcoin’s Eternal Struggle

Today we read Gigi’s great piece “Bitcoin’s Eternal Struggle” on the intricate dance between that which is built in randomness & entropy, and that which is created with complete unambiguity, with strict universal validation.

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Proof of Life

“Ralph Merkle… made the argument that Bitcoin is the first example of a new form of life. In this article series, I intend to take this claim seriously, explore it further, and see what can be gleaned from viewing Bitcoin as a living organism.”

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Rise of the Sovereign Individual

If you were looking for a succinct summation of the philosophy and to understand why we are so avid about using Bitcoin, encrypting our communication, and why we think these things are critical for a better future, this is the episode you’re looking for.

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Bitcoin’s Gravity

A great piece just full of fun analogies on how to imagine the force of nature that is #Bitcoin. Don’t miss our first piece by @dergigi on the show today, exploring Bitcoin as a force of ideological gravity, and how the network codifies a concept into an explicit set of rules to define the game we play. Today’s read, Bitcoin’s Gravity!

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