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What Bitcoin Did

Jul 30, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Thursday 29th July
Project: Hypersheet
Role: Co-Founder

Since mid-May, Bitcoin has ranged between $30k-$40k, following a build-up of negative news, from bans in China to concerns about energy use. While on-chain analysis showed strong signs of accumulation during this time and pointed to the...


Jul 28, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Tuesday 27th July
Project: lynalden.com
Role: Macroeconomist

Nassim Taleb is a well-regarded author and statistician and one-time bitcoin bull who has since turned critic, claiming that it "can be neither a long or short term store of value" and that "its expected value is no higher than 0."


Jul 26, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Monday 19th July
Project: Plan B Passport
Role: Founder

Bitcoin and libertarianism go hand in hand. As such, avoiding tax and limiting reliance on the government is a significant goal for many bitcoiners. Plan B Passport, a company set up with bitcoiners in mind, aims to make that happen,...


Jul 23, 2021

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Location: Remotely
Date: Wednesday 21st July
Project: Block Digest & Bitcoin Core
Role: Host & Developer

A core fundamental feature of Bitcoin is decentralisation. Being a distributed and decentralised network, Bitcoin allows anyone to transfer money to anyone else without relying on a third party...


Jul 21, 2021

Location: Remotely
Date: Monday 19th July
Company: Blockstream, Lightning Labs
Role: Researcher, Infrastructure Engineer

The Bitcoin blockchain is an open public ledger, thus building privacy solutions on-chain is challenging. However, the Lightning network’s design is a massive improvement in privacy as the tradeoffs...