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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

Feb 28, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Tuesday 23rd Feb
Company: Block Digest
Role: Host

The core fundamental aspect of Bitcoin is its censorship-resistant nature; this is only possible because the network is meaningfully decentralized. 

Decentralization is achieved by bitcoiners worldwide running nodes (a computer connected to the...

Feb 26, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Thursday 25th Feb
Role: Macroeconomist

Bitcoin is not slowing down after its massive start to 2021, and February has been another incredibly bullish month for bitcoin. 

  • First, following Tesla's announcement that they bought $1.5bn of bitcoin for their corporate treasury,...

Feb 23, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Monday 22nd Feb
Company: Hypersheet
Role: Co-Founder

Since last month's episode with Willy Woo, bitcoin went from ~$30,000 to a new all-time high of over $58,000. This price action came on the back of a couple of massive announcements:

  • Tesla added $1.5bn of bitcoin to its company treasury.

Feb 19, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Thursday 18th Feb
Company: Abra
Role: Founder & CEO

In the last week, bitcoin broke $50,000 for the first time, a significant milestone, helped by corporate adoption. Tesla’s $1.5bn bitcoin buy was a watershed moment. Still, it would likely not have happened without MicroStrategy, who...

Feb 16, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Monday 15th February
Company: Bitcoin Magazine & Independent
Role: Media Editor & Bitcoin Writer

Bitcoin is the separation of money and state. It allows hodlers to opt-out of government-issued fiat currency and take sovereignty over their money. For many libertarian-minded Bitcoiners, this was...