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What Bitcoin Did with Peter McCormack

Nov 30, 2021

Location: Remote
Date: Sunday 28th November
Role: Writer

The modern capitalist system is based on centralised and hierarchical structures of control. Bitcoin is a divergent innovation, structured to be decentralised. Progress is made through consensus, which forgoes the need to know or...

Nov 27, 2021

Location: Remote
Date: Thursday 25th November
Project: Hypersheet
Role: Co-Founder

Comparisons between the 2017 & 2020/2021 bull markets are commonplace, and for a good reason. The 2016 halving kicked off a huge run and the first instance of wider retail getting involved in the Bitcoin market. 2020's halving was one...

Nov 25, 2021

Location: Remote
Date: Wednesday 25th November
Project: Plebnet

The benefits of the Lightning Network are clear for all to see. By taking transactions off-chain, you can settle almost instantly for a tiny fee while retaining better privacy than with an on-chain transaction.

The Lightning Network is paramount to...

Nov 23, 2021

Location: Remote
Date: Monday 22nd November
Role: Macroeconomist

In the last month alone, Bitcoin has hit all-time high prices, Bitcoin on exchanges has hit multi-year lows, and El Salvador announced a $1 billion Bitcoin bond to fund the development of a Bitcoin city.

At the same time, economic...

Nov 21, 2021

Location: London
Date: Friday 19th November
Project: Compass Mining
Role: Founder & CEO

Proof of Work is the bedrock of Bitcoin. It provides the network security but is not immune to attack. One attack vector is a collusion of miners who gain a significant amount of the hashrate could theoretically block transactions...