Happy HODL Day!

Happy HODL Day!

“GF’s out at a lesbian bar, BTC crashing WHY AM I HOLDING? I’LL TELL YOU WHY…” – GameKyuubi The origins of the greatest meme in Bitcoin history. For all the rest of the Bitcoin holidays, check out the calendar over at thecryptoconomy.com: Crypto Holiday Calendar...
The Untold Story of the First Bitcoin War

The Untold Story of the First Bitcoin War

“With his choice of words, Taaki had outed an elephant in the room. It was true, Nakamoto had enacted soft forks, but by late 2011, the network no longer operated as it did in those early days.” – Aaron & Pete Before the great block size wars of...
Bitcoin at 12

Bitcoin at 12

“I believe Bitcoiners have this in common. They recognize that they have undertaken a near-hopeless task. Creating a global, neutral, apolitical settlement medium and standard of value will not happen overnight. We have barely begun the project.” –...
Genesis Files: Hal’s Quest for Digital Cash

Genesis Files: Hal’s Quest for Digital Cash

“Most Cypherpunk veterans on the Cryptography mailing list had by then seen one too many electronic cash experiments come and go, without any real successes to account for…” “But Hal Finney, ever the optimist, wasn’t ready to give up.”...
A Monetary Layer for the Internet

A Monetary Layer for the Internet

“The project was initially understood as yet another doomed attempt to construct a digital currency by the disillusioned cypherpunk community. And without anyone’s permission, Bitcoin slowly emerged and diligently grew to become adopted by a small group of...
Masters & Slaves of Money – By Robert Breedlove [full]

Masters & Slaves of Money – By Robert Breedlove [full]

“Money is a tool for trading human time. Central banks, the modern-era masters of money, wield this tool as a weapon to steal time and inflict wealth inequality. History shows us that the corruption of monetary systems leads to moral decay, social collapse, and...