Riding the Lightning Network [Sam Callahan]

“Despite all of these constraints, the free market finally provided the competition these incumbent banks so desperately needed. Bitcoin and the Lightning Network have arrived to show the world that we finally have the technology available to bring cheap global payments to everyone in the world.” – Sam Callahan Today we dig into the absolute mess of differing standards, wall gardens, high fees, jurisdictional conflict,…

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21 Million is Non-Negotiable [Zach_of_Earth]

“Imposing limitations on monetary goods has always required tremendous amounts of time and energy, and trust. And yet, with all our efforts, we still have been unable to fix the supply of any of the modern monetary assets of the world. Someone, somewhere, has always found a way to increase the supply. Whether because of some emergency reason to protect the greater good, or out of sheer greed, or out of complete ignorance, humans have succeeded 100% of the time in debasing the monetary premiums of all goods in all of recorded human history.

And then, there was Bitcoin.” – Zach_of_Earth

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Guy’s Take #57 – Bitcoin Domino Theory

What if, sitting in the middle of a chaotic monetary environment, increasing capital controls, balkanizing political regimes, a failing petrodollar hegemony, collapsing institutional trust, increased sanctions & weaponized infrastructure, & aggressive, widespread inflation… there sat a global, neutral, decentralized, robust, & incorruptible network to store and transfer value? What would it look like if that…

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Guy’s Take #56 – The Cascading Dominoes – Part 1

I promised, and it’s finally here. It’s time to get a little perspective, with the price at all time lows, exchanges and lending platforms imploding, a massive crypto deleveraging event, the Fed tightening, and the market heading into deep recession… HOW could you be bullish? Because I’m paying attention. It’s time to zoom out, focus our lens past all the noise, take a serious look at the past year in Bitcoin, to get a clearer picture of the cascading dominoes…

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