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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

May 31, 2021

Location: Los Angeles
Date: Friday 28th May
Role: Macroeconomist

Over the last few weeks, the ESG narrative regarding Bitcoin has been growing, and we have seen a constant stream of misinformed FUD surrounding the energy sources and usage of Bitcoin miners.

The primary catalyst for this narrative,...

May 28, 2021

Location: Chicago
Date: Wednesday 26th May
Project: Kraken
Role: Growth Lead

When Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla had "suspended vehicle purchases using Bitcoin" due to their concerns "about the rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions", the market went into freefall, dropping from...

May 26, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Monday 24th May
Project: The Human Rights Foundation & Castle Island Ventures
Role: Chief Strategy Officer & Partner

Bitcoin is in the midst of an immense cycle of FUD. In the last few weeks alone, Elon Musk has questioned the energy consumption, China has again imposed regulations on bitcoin...

May 24, 2021

Location: El Salvador
Date: Monday 10th May
Project: Independent
Role: Bitcoin Writer

Growing food, gunpowder and the printing press, while these don't appear to have much in common, they have been the catalyst for some of the most fundamental shifts ever seen in human history.

  • The agricultural revolution led man from...

May 21, 2021

Location: Guatemala
Date: Thursday 20th May
Project: Hypersheet
Role: Co-Founder

The last 48 hours have been one of the craziest in Bitcoin, with the price crashing -51% from its peak. Back in April, we were hovering around $60k when a significant number of miners in China went offline due to power plant disruption;...