Gigi pens a letter to his loved ones about why Bitcoin. Posted April 27, 2020.
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mtcbtc posts a short article explaining how quickly Bitcoin is developing. Posted April 25, 2020.
Nik shares a quick read on why man can’t be trusted with monetary policy. Posted April 24, 2020.
Brandon Quittem shares part 4 of his superb series which describes Bitcoin as an organism much like mushrooms. This whole series is cosmic and well worth the...
Marty pens a quick note on the importance of voting with your money. Posted April 23, 2020.
Zane Pocock explains how Bitcoin and banking will work together. Posted April 23, 2020.
Stefen Reid shares a great article about the Bitcoin revolution. Posted April 23, 2020
Katia explains why citadels are a self fulfilling prophecy. Posted April 21, 2020.
Brady pens a revolutionary manifesto for the Bitcoin revolution. Posted 21, 2020.
A Man in Black shares a short story about Bitcoin. Posted April, 2020.
Vlad makes the case for Bitcoin being highly secure rather than slow. Posted April, 18, 2020.
Mohamed Fouda takes a look at the current state of Bitcoin scaling technologies. Posted April 17, 2020
Tamas Blummer explains how soft forks might work. Posted April 17, 2019.
Ben Kaufman explains the relationship between Bitcoin and business cycle from the perspective of an Austrian Economist. Posted April 16, 2020.
Preston pens an open letter to Bitcoiners on prepping. Posted March 31, 2020.
Sylvain outlines QH. Posted April 15, 2020.
Aleksander Svetski posts another epic piece
David shares a thoughtful piece on Bitcoin FUD. Posted April 14, 2020.
Daniel Frumkin writes a compelling piece about advancing our financial system. Posted April 12, 2020.
Hasu explains the onion security model and how it applies to blockchain. This is foundational for understanding Bitcoin’s security. Posted April 11, 2020.
Phil shares a great piece on one of the core Schelling Points of Bitcoin. Posted April 9, 2020.
Arthur Hayes writes an epic opinion piece on the current markets and whats to come. Posted April 9, 2020.
Zach of Earth shares a couple thought experiments on the morals and nature of money. Posted April 8, 2020.
Mariana Trip pens a solid read on the coming Bitcoin revolution thanks to loose monetary policy from central bankers. Posted April 7, 2020.
Rollo McFloogle defends maximalism as pro competition. Posted April 6, 2019.
Controlling the narrative - how defining problems and framing causal stories of harm leads to immutable policy institutions
Francis Pouliot shares an essay on how information is crafted for us by the media. Posted April 5, 2020.
Conner Brown shares his thoughts on Bitcoin as an alternative to the USD. Posted March 31, 2020.
Gabor models Bitcoin correlation to gold and many other assets. Posted April 3, 2020.
Erik Cason knocks it out of the park with my favorite article of 2020. This is a piece of Bitcoin Canon. Posted March 31, 2020.
Gigi pens an optimistic letter to Bitcoiners around the world. Posted March31, 2020.
Sven makes the case that free market money alone cannot save us. Posted March 29, 2020.
Robert Breedlove goes galactic on the importance of the number zero and Bitcoin. Posted March 28, 2020.
Nick attempts to model S2F and Bitcoin price. Posted March 27, 2020
Vlad Costea takes a look at Bitcoin’s history and defends the cypherpunks legacy. Posted March 27, 2020.
Parker Lewis channels his inner Alamo battle cry for Bitcoin! Posted March 26, 2020.
Conner Brown makes the case that Bitcoin could unlock the future of America’s prosperity. Posted March 23, 2020.
Coeli AStrology shares a fun read on the Bitcoin and astrology. Posted March 18, 2020.
Giacomo Zucco shares a very thoughtful 2 part series on Bitcoin privacy. Posted March 18, 2020.
Jameson Lopp examines Bitcoin Core developers activity. Posted March 14, 2020.
Joe Rodgers explores the idea of the Bitcoin diaspora. Posted March 11, 2020.
Beautyon makes the case to ignore Bitcoin price because it is inevitable. Posted March 9, 2020.
Prateek Goorha outlines 5 virtues of Bitcoiners. Posted March 7, 2020.
Reviewing “Modelling Bitcoin’s Value with Scarcity” — Part IV: The Theoretical Framework leading to the Error Correction Model
Marcel Burger looks at Stock-to-Flow from PlanB in part 4 of his series. Posted March 7, 2020.
Jill Carlson explains why Bitcoin is not as risky as you think. Posted March 5, 2020.
Daniel compares energy usage of Bitcoin and video games. Posted March 5, 2020.
A quick tweetstorm from Dhruv about cheating and Bitcoin. Posted March 3, 2020.
A tweetstorm on adversarial thinking and Bitcoin from Ragnar. Posted January 12, 2020
Phil Bonello explains what’s enabling Bitcoin adoption. Posted February 12, 2020.
Cory Klippsten makes the case for on-boarding the next 10million Bitcoiners. Posted February 21, 2020/
Sven Scnieders points out some of Bitcoin’s antifragile properties.
Sylvain makes the case for Bitcoin as a revolution and how it rewards true believers. Posted March 1, 2020.
Hass McCook sends a cover letter to Ray Dalio regarding Robert Breedlove’s epic piece on Bitcoin. Posted February 26, 2020.
Gigi lays out the three realms where Bitcoin exists. Posted March 1, 2020.
Sylvain Saurel shares a fun read laying out the unspoken rules of Bitcoin modeled after the movie Fight Club. Posted February 27, 2020.
Per Bylund explains why a deflationy money will not destroy commerce. Posted February 26, 2020.
Steve Barbour explains a basic funamental on mining and a 51% attack. Posted February 22, 2020.
Marty takes us down a trail about Jevon’s Paradox and the inevitable fee market. Posted February 20, 2020.
Hasu digs into mining centralization. Posted February 20, 2020.
acrual explains why Bitcoin volatility will decrease over time. Posted February 19, 2020.
Charles Edwards makes a forecast for the future of Bitcoin. Posted February 16, 2020.
A random anonymous comment on a YouTube video sums up a struggle with getting Bitcoin. Posted February 17, 2020.
In which I hypothesise that markets are subjective, uncertain, complex, stochastic, adaptive, fractal, reflexive… — really any clever sounding adjective you ...
acrual shares some learnings. Posted February 15, 2020.
Marc van der Chijs explains the difference between Bitcoin today and in 2017, hint, lots. Posted February 13, 2020
Zane Pocock shares an overview of Bitcoin as he sees it. Posted February 13, 2020.
Rafael Schultze-Kraft looks at volume on-chain and explains why he thinks Bitcoin is not changing hands. Posted February 13, 2020.
Brendan makes the case for a pump in price due to Bitcoin’s deflationary monetary policy. Posted February 11, 2020.
Alex Gladstein digs into a future without Bitcoin. Posted February 11, 2020.
Elisabeth shares an excerpt from a larger paper that explains why Bitcoin is not a security. Posted February 10, 2020.
Marty expertly compares Bitcoin and Fiat to Aesop’s fable the Tortoise and the Hare. Posted February 10, 2020.
Nic Carter digs into the distribution of capital around the globe and specifically how cryptocurrency challenges the legacy system. Posted February 8, 2020.
Aaron explores Bitcoin as the ultimate collateral in this short tweetstorm. Posted February 5, 2020.
acrual explains what money represents. Posted February 5, 2020.
Conner Brown defends moving slow. Posted January 28, 2020.
FF2K puts it simply, Bitcoin is good for Government. Posted January 26, 2020.
Parker Lewis explains how and why Bitcoin will be the winner of the money wars. Posted January 24, 2020.
Acrual describes why Bitcoin is a great way to transfer value. Posted January 22. 2020.
Stephan Livera explains why crypto velocity theorists are getting it wrong and what they could learn from the Austrian School. Posted January 21, 2020.
6102 introduces a novel approach to broadcasting Bitcoin transactions in a private manner. Posted January 20, 2020.
6102 on money production. Posted January 1, 2020?
PlanB explains that Stock to Flow is priced in and supported by the EMH. Posted January 17, 2020
Conner Brown explains why Bitcoin is paving the way for smart contractswith lightning network. Posted January 15, 2020.
Wiz talks about the internet and decentralization. Posted January 13, 2020.
Rhythm goes over Bitcoin’s weird history and why he hopes it stays that way. Posted January 13, 2020.
Acrual posts why Bitcoin has already suceeded. Posted January 12, 2020.
Acrual makes the case for $5m+ Bitcoin. Posted January 8, 2020.
Pascal Hügli tells us of the growing inportance of the digital world, where digital bit become more important than physical atoms. Posted January 8, 2020.
Rollo sounds off on Libertarians to get on board the Bitcoin train. Posted January 4, 2020.
Elaine shares how to destroy financial censorship is simply by using Bitcoin. Posted January 4, 2020
Nic Carter shares his position on the Efficient Market and Bitcoin. Posted January 4, 2020.
6102 on money production. Posted January 1, 2020?
Harold Christopher Burger shares his opinion on the decreasing gains for Bitcoin. Postec December 30, 2019.
Aleksander Svetski shares his thoughts on the rise of self sovereignty as a revolutionary idea, all made possible by Bitcoin. Posted December 31, 2019
Ben Kaufman explains hard money and why Bitcoin is such. Posted December 30, 2019
Nic Carter explains why Bitcoin is here to stay and it’s free to use. Posted December 29, 2019.
Hass McCook lays out his thesis on how Bitcoin is evolving in stages much like a startup raises capital. Posted December 29, 2019
A technical lookback at 2019 from Bitcoin Optech Newsletter. Posted December 28, 2019.
Dan Held explains how Bitcoin will reshape our society. Posted December 27, 2019.
Rory Highside explains the thermodynamics behind PoW and Bitcoin. Posted December 25, 2019.
Gigi explains Bitcoin’s thermodynamic properties
Acrual expands his meaning behind “low entropy carrier”. Posted December 22, 2019.
John Newbery gives a glimpse of what to expect from Bitcoin. Posted December 21, 2019.
Hass McCook shares perspective about Bitcoin as a religion. Posted December 19, 2019.
Robert Breedlove makes the case for harnessing time scarcity as a means to break free of the monetary shackles put upon us by the state. Posted December 19, ...
Charles Edwards shares his model for Bitcoin valuation based on production cost. Posted December 13, 2019.
Charles Edwards shares his model called the energy-value equivalence. Posted December
Jill Carlson explains cryptocurrency’s best use case. Posted December 10, 2019.
Rollo McFloogle debunks a recent piece by Austrian economist Jeffrey Tucker, and in doing so builds a case for Bitcoin. Posted December 7, 2019.
Lucas Nuzzi hammers out a recap of Bitcoin’s last decade. Posted December 5, 2019.
Anthony Pompliano lays out the difference between Wall Street speculators and the Missionaries of Bitcoin. Posted December 3, 2019.
Lucas Nuzzi lays out a comprehensive view of the ever evolving Bitcoin technology stack. Posted December 3, 2019.
Pieter Wuille shares his thoughts on confidential transactions in a Reddit post. Posted December 2, 2019.
Marcel Burger digs into the corridor of growth. Posted November 30, 2019
Aleksander Svetski makes the case for Bitcoin as a new monetary network, not a payments technology.
Aleksander Svetski describes Bitcoin not as SaaS but as IaaS. Posted November 26, 2019.
Phil Bonello reviews the importance of Bitcoin I’m a world of digital money. Posted November 26, 2019.
Matt Ahlborg shares how Paxful is delivering money services in places you’d never expect. Posted November 25, 2019.
Pierre Rochard shares a simple chart that illustrates the title. Posted November 22, 2019.
Rhythm shares why Bitcoin is so important regarding privacy and opting out. Posted November 19, 2019.
Willy Woo breaks down his approach to non-Bitcoiners. Posted November 17, 2019.
AMERICAN HODL calls it like it is. This is war. Posted November 13, 2019.
Part 2 from Hased Entropy’s series of short stories. Posted November 13, 2019.
Rafael Schultze-Kraft and the Glassnode team released an interesting look at some new Bitcoin indicators. Posted November 13, 2019.
Phil Bonello lays out an investment thesis based on principles in the Sovereign Individual. Posted November 12, 2019.
Parker Lewis explains why Bitcoin cannot be banned. Posted November 8, 2019
Robert Breedlove addresses macro investing legend, Ray Dalio, regarding his position on Bitcoin. Posted November 8, 2019.
Tuur Demeester summarizes his thesis about the parallels betweet the Protestant Reformation and the current Bitcoin environment. Posted November 7, 2019.
Nik Bhatia explains how Bitcoin is both digital gold and digital Treasuries, and has all the makings of the world’s next risk-free asset. Posted November 6, ...
David Morris shares the story of the first known cryptographer. Posted November 6, 2019.
Dan Held and Conner Brown share a tweetstorm of thoughts about Bitcoin Minimalist Philosophy. Posted November 5, 2019.
Alex Gladstein makes the draws a line of distinction betweetn blockchain and Bitcoin. Posted November 5, 2019.
zen ₿ shares a quick read on time a scarcity. Posted November 5, 2019.
Dennis Reimann applies the 10 Buddhist Oxhearding principles to Bitcoin. Posted November 4, 2019.
Hashed Entropy shares the first in a future series of short stories. Posted November 2, 2019.
Andrew Chow explains how and why public key quantum resistance is not something to worry about. Posted October 16, 2019.
Acrualdigs into the power of volatility in this quick read. Posted October 31, 2019
Gigi goes cosmic in this epic tweetstorm about Bitcoin and the self. Posted October 30, 2019.
Oleg shares a short plot twist. Posted October 29, 2019.
Ferdous Bhai shares a couple thoughts about the magic of PoW. Posted Octover 29, 2019.
Conner Brown makes the case for Bitcoins monetary policy as being programmed rather than deflationary. Posted October 29, 2019.
Meltem gets us questioning if we’ve actually taken the “red pill”. Posted October 25, 2019.
Phil goes galactic exploring Bitcoin’s 21m hardcap. Posted October 25, 2019.
Erik shares some glorious opinions on Satoshi Nakamoto. Posted October 24, 2019.
Maximilian Fiege explores the future of Bitcoin mining. Posted October 22, 2019.
James Todaro shares a couple charts that show a bullish case for Bitcoin. Posted September 20, 2019.
Parker Lewis addresses yet more FUD. Posted October 18, 2019.
Acrual shares a quick perspective on why Bitcoin is the best way to value time. Posted October 17, 2019.
Elaine shares why Bitcoin is growing slowly, namely Gresham’s Law. Posted October 17, 2019.
Tamas makes the case for miners requiring certain fee threshold in order to include transactions in their blocks. Posted October 14, 2019.
Tim Draper looks at how Bitcoin and other technologies will shape our future. Posted October 10, 2019.
Gabor Gurbacs makes the case for holding Bitcoin. Posted October 8, 2019.
Erik Cason explains how semantics matter and how we can build a better future with crypto. Posted October 7, 2019.
Ben Kaufman makes the case for Bitcoin as a monetary system. Posted October 5, 2019.
Greg Maxwell posts a reply to the Bitcoin 51% attack vulnerability. Posted October 10, 2019.
Small tweetstorm from Beautyon regarding making Bitcoin easier. Posted October 1, 2019.
Ross Ulbricht makes the case for Bitcoin as the ultimate form of freedom. Posted September 25, 2019
Meltem Demirors shares her opinion on what’s being built, and why we should rethink things. Posted September 27, 2019.
Parker Lewis demystifies Bitcoin inherent values and explains how things work. Posted September 27, 2019.
Roy Sheinfeld shares a vision of a Lightning enabled future and what Lightning Service Providers might look like. Posted Septemeber 25, 2019.
Christopher Bendiksen explains variance in Bitcoin mining and what it means in relation to the recent VERY temporary drop in hashrate. Posted September 25, 2...
Harold Christopher Burger introduces the Bitcoin power oscillator. Posted September 20, 2019.
Michiel Lescrauwaet rolls out his tehesis on how to outperform Bitcoin. Posted September 19, 2019.
Giacomo Zucco shares a 7 part series on the history of Bitcoin. Posted September 2019.
Dhruv Bansal explores the idea of Bitcoin in a future where humans are multiplanetary. Posted September 13, 2019.
Hasu makes the case on why it’s not too late to buy Bitcoin. Posted September 12, 2019.
Tamas Blummer makes the case for a floor on Bitcoin riskless interest rates. Posted September 11, 2019.
Hans Hauge shares 21 charts that paint a wonderful picture on the state of Bitcoin. Posted September 10, 2019.
Knut Svanholm discusses how Bitcoin is a grassroots movement and is indeed a currency.Posted September 6, 2019
Nic Carter explains why Bitcoin is the revolution we have been waiting for. Posted September 7, 2019.
Parker Lewis makes a strong case on why it’s all about Bitcoin, not blockchain. Posted September 6, 2019.
Harold Christopher Burger shares a simple article that uses time-based equations to model Bitcoin’s price. Posted September 4, 2019.
Ben Davenport diagrams the multiple Bitcoin positive feedback loops. Posted August 28, 2019.
Erik Cason explores the messianic creation of Bitcoin as our hope to end the tyranny of central banking. Posted August 26, 2019.
Rollo McFloogle the relationship between principles from Carl Menger and Bitcoin. Posted August 25, 2019.
Hans Hauge introduces 2 new Bitcoin indicators for technical analysis. Posted August 24, 2019.
James O’Beirne shares his opinion on where we are headed financially. Posted August 24, 2019.
Parker Lewis explains why Bitcoin is not too slow, why it operates at the speed it does, and how it will scale. Posted August 23, 2019.
Gigi tells us how the current times are enabling individuals to take back their sovereignty. Poseted August 22, 2019.
Jesse Lawler explains why the Government will not be able to take down Bitcoin. Posted August 21, 2019.
Anthony Pompliano draws comparisons between Bitcoin’s early days and advice to startups from Paul Graham. Posted August 19, 2019.
Willy Woo shares a chart that illustrates alt performance in BTC. Posted August 17, 2019.
Nick Szabo breaks down the difference between deep and shallow safety. Posted August 17, 2019.
Parker Lewis explains why Bitcoin’s energy consumption is justified. Posted August 16, 2019.
Tweets on Wealth Concentration. Posted by Nic Carter on August 14, 2019.
The Bitcoin Observer describes an overlooked advantage that Bitcoin has over traditional forms of commodity money. Posted August 11, 2019.
Parker Lewis explains volatility and why it’s important to understanding Bitcoin. Posted August 9, 2019.
Joe Rodgers makes the case for defining Bitcoin scaling layers. Posted 8-8-2019.
Gigi makes the case for Bitcoin being a living organism. Posted August 7, 2019.
Parker Lewis explains why Bitcoin can never be copied and how a minority is forcing its will upon the masses. Posted August 2, 2019.
Stadicus makes the case for more full nodes. Posted August 1, 2019.
Bitcoin peaks ATH for PoW equivalent days. Posted by Nic Carter on August 1, 2019.
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Willy Woo introduces a new signal, the Difficulty Ribbon. Posted August 1, 2019.
Pierre Rochard posts his favorite Bitcoin graph. Posted July 31, 2019.
Alex Svetski looks at Bitcoin in comparison to the blockchain meme and Libra. Posted July 30, 2019.
Roy Sheinfeld makes the case for why Bitcoin needs to become a MoE asap. Posted July 29, 2019.
Jeff Dorman debunks fud on Bitcoin investment and speculation. Posted July 29, 2019.
Parker Lewis introduces a new series and explains why he believes Bitcoin is money. Posted August 2, 2019.
Alex Gladstein makes the moral case for Lighning. Posted July 25, 2019.
Brandon Arvanaghi dives into an update to the Lightning Network via proposed updates in eltoo. Posted July 25, 2019
Meltem Demirors lasy out the Bitcoin paradigm shift that is occuring. Posted July 23, 2019.
Yassine Elmandjra posts a post that sums it all up. Posted July 23, 2019.
Oleg Andreev explains the difference betweet symmetrical and asymmetrical power. Posted July 23, 2019.
Nic Carter explains why Bitcoin is the fastest cryptocurrency when using settlement as the core metric. Posted July 22, 2019.
Angela Walch works through a thought experiment as she explores why people thinks people think Bitcoin miners are not intermediaries.
Wiz shares an excellent piece that recaps Bitcoin security, privacy, and freedom. Posted July 16, 2019.
Dr. C lays out rebuttals to several Bitcoin energy consumption arguments. Posted July 16, 2019.
Mircea Popescu tells us about Bitcoin’s smallest unit, the satoshi. Posted July 15, 2019.
Adam Paul Moore makes the case for Bitcoin’s morality. Posted July 12, 2019.
Alan Manuel K. Gloria shares the bacakstory of payment channels and makes the case that Bitcoin scales! Posted July 12, 2019.
Nik Bhatia makes the case for Bitcoin as a human right. Posted July 12, 2019.
Stop and Decrypt makes the case for a new mining protocol that will help to decentralize mining controls away from pool operators. Posted Julyt 14, 2019.
Matt Walsh posts a chart that details the timeline of Bitcoin opion with bankers. Posted July 11, 2019.
Mohamed Fouda explains ways that Bitcoin is being onramped to DeFi. Posted July 10, 2019.
Peter Van Valkenburgh draws a line in the sand between Libra and Bitcoin. Posted July 8, 2019.
Anthony Pompliano makes the case (again) for Bitcoin. Posted July 8, 2019.
Ben Prentice lays out a fire tweetstorm putting inflation on blast. Posted July 6, 2019.
Jake Chervinsky shares his thoughts on what our founders would thijnk of cryptocurrency. Posted July 4, 2019.
Georgios Konstantopoulos shares a much needed tweetstorm where he describes the difference between sidechains and L2. Posted July 4, 2019.
Anthony Pompliano rings the bell for a peaceful Bitcoin revolution. Posted July 1, 2019.
Caitlin Long breaks it down in plain english, “traditional financial markets may be more price-stable than Bitcoin short-term, but will periodically face sys...
JW Weatherman makes the case for Bitcoin as a secure money in this brief tweetstorm. Posted June 29, 2019.
Tamas Blummer makes the case for full reserve banking with Bitcoin as the reserve asset. Posted June 28, 2019.
Erik Cason describes the power crypto brings to the individual. Posted June 24, 2019.
Allen Farrington paints a dystopian future and makes the case for money that is open, permissionless, neutral, private, and sound. Posted June 22, 2019.
Brady Swenson pens a term that describes all of us, pre Bitcoin, default keynesians. Posted June 21, 2019.
Robert Breedlove shed’s some light on the Bitcoin and cryptoasset universe in an exoteric nutshell. Posted June 19, 2019.
Brandon Quittem expands on his 4 part series drawing comparisons between mushrooms and Bitcoin. Posted June 20, 2019.
David Puell and Reginald Smith explore dormancy as a metric of Bitcoin’s long-term economic health. Posted June 20, 2019.
Nic Carter reviews some tradeoffs and how Bitcoin doesn’t take the easy road. Posted June 19, 2019.
Tamas Blummer makes his case for Bitcoin’s strongest argument, the definition of time with computation. Posted June 18, 2019.
Philip Swift shares the Golden Ratio Multiplier which he believes will be a useful investment tool in this coming market cycle for identifying areas of profi...
Erik Cason examines the power of crypto’s political theology. Posted June 11, 2019.
Hasu makes the case for money being the most important field of study over the next 20 years. Posted June 6, 2019.
Vijay Boyapati shares a strategy for engaging people with Bitcoin. Posted June 4, 2019.
Ruben Somsen lays out his proposal for statechains, a novel way to transfer Bitcoin off-chain. Posted June 4, 2019.
Conner Brown shares a brief tweetstorm on Bitcoin rescuing humanity from itself. Posted June 3, 2019.
Jack Purdy makes the case for Bitcoin as a sound money alternative to todays easy money. Posted June 3, 2019.
Hans Hauge explains Binary Adjusted Bitcoin Days Destroyed which build on BDD. Posted May 30, 2019.
Richard Myers explains the power of mobile mesh networks and how to further decentralize the Bitcoin network. Posted May 29, 2019.
Tony Sheng explores attempts at digital currencies before the Bitcoin experiment and how those projects influenced Bitcoin. Posted May 28, 2019.
Taylor Pearson makes the case for Bitcoin to rise and fiat crumble. Posted May 28, 2019.
Neil Woodfine cranks out a noteworthy tweetstorm that disects Bitcoin culture. Posted May 24, 2019.
Anthony Elia discusses the gold industry’s attempt at spreading FUD and why Bitcoin is here to stay.
Austrian economist, Douglas French, discusses the people’s desire to get out of fiat and governments trying to keep their power. Posted May 23, 2019.
Alex Gladstein makes the case for Bitcoin as a powerful tool to move money to people in need where they might not be able to receive foreign aid. Posted May ...
Crypto Voices publishes their quarterly look at the Global Monetary Base. Posted May 22, 2019.
Anthony Lusardi explains re-orgs in simple terms. Posted May 21, 2019.
Permabull Nino explains why cryptocurrencies are fundamentally valuable from the absolute first principles.
Bitcoin’s value comes from supply and demand and this article supports this thesis by looking at 5 fundamentals. By Prateek Goorha. Posted May 19, 2019.
A short essay from Merwane Draï on the power of Bitcoin over the state. Posted May 18, 2019.
Dan Held examines the growing Bitcoin network and explains how it’s security is growing and how it will be sustained over time via fees rather than block sub...
Roy Sheinfeld reviews the road ahead for Lightning adoption. Posted May 14, 2019.
Deniz Özgür shares a report that lays out crypto from start to finish. Posted May 14, 2019.
Sourabh lays describes why differentiating against Bitcoin is really hard. Posted May 11, 2019.
51% attack - apparently very easy? refering to CZ’s “rollback btc chain” - How to make sure such corruptible scenario can never happen so easily?
Great discussion regarding 51% attack and reorg. Comments from Peter Wuille, Gregory Maxwell, and Fernando Nieto. Posted May 11, 2019.
The reorg FUD is real and Eric Olszewski sets the record straight. Posted May 9, 2019.
Nic Carter trolls us all with a proposal to organize miners for a pro-reorg future. Posted May 9, 2019.
Classic Jimmy Song on the Bitcoin reorg conversation. Posted May 8, 2019.
Ari Paul lays out the feasibility of a Bitcoin chain reorg. Posted May 8, 2019.
Tamas Blummer shares a scenario of a Bitcoin reorg. Posted May 8, 2019.
Conner Brown makes the case that Bitcoin is the ultimate store of wealth BECAUSE it has no intrinsic value. Posted May 8, 2019.
Very simple fundamentals on why you should pick up Lightning Network. Posted by Pierre Rochard on May 7, 2019.
A reexamination at a failed narrative. Jimmy Song makes the case that blockchain is nothing without Bitcoin. Posted May 7, 2019.
Valentin expands on the MVRV ratio and adds insight to the data that indicates an end to the bear market. Posted May 7, 2019.
Rayne Steinberg lays out a case for Bitcoin surrounding it’s unseizable nature. Posted May 2, 2019.
Gigi explains ideas and Bitcoin and lays out the challenges of changing Bitcoin. One does not simply change Bitcoin. Posted May 1, 2019.
Spencer Bogart takes a look at survey data that shows Bitcoin is top of mind in young adults mind. Posted April 30, 2019.
Renato Shirakashi introduces SOPR, which is a new oscillating indicator that signals when major supply changes occur. Posted April 25, 2019.
Spencer Bogart shares thoughts on the emerging layers in the Bitcoin network, Lightning and beyond. Posted April 25, 2019
A tweetstorm from Nic Carter that looks at user adoption. Posted April 24, 2019.
Thib pulls back the curtains to look at the emerging layers in the Bitcoin network. Posted April 24, 2019.
Kyle Torpey reminds us of Bitcoin history and why it’s so different from the competition. Posted April 23, 2019.
Pomp posts another fire post. If you like charts, you’ll love this one. Posted April 23, 2019.
Joseph Dallago replies to Nic Carter’s piece on scaling Bitcoin. Posted April 22, 2019.
David Parkinson makes the case for $1m per Bitcoin. Posted April 17, 2019.
Tamas Blummer discusses soft fork mechanics. Posted April 17, 2019.
Joe Kendzicky makes a case to define “bitcoins” the noun form. Posted April 17, 2019.
Sergio Demian Lerner shares thoughts and evidence of a single person acting as Satoshi in regarding to mining. Posted April 16, 2019.
Jared explains why now is the time to acquire because it won’t get any easier.
Privacy matters. Meltem delivers a great piece to share with friends and family. Posted April 15, 2019.
Nic lays out a future where Bitcoin banks earn their keep. Posted April, 14 2019.
Willy Woo looks at the historical charts on Bitcoin and makes a case for when investing began. Posted April 13, 2019.
Hector Rosenkrans looks at his own life experiences and tells us why Bitcoin is a weapon to take the power back. Posted April 11, 2019.
David Puell and Willy Woo lay out new models for the concept of destruction into price analysis. Posted April 9, 2019.
Cryptopoiesis looks at several charts from David Puell that help illustrate his ideas on the coming bull market. Posted April 4, 2019.
Rayne Steinberg pen’s a quick read on why you should get in sooner than later. Posted April 4, 2019.
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Part 3 of 3 from Gigi, Posted April 2, 2019.
Wences Cesares makes the case for why an allocation of your portfolio must be Bitcoin. Posted April 11, 2019
Thib runs through the various ways to secure your Bitcoin. Posted April 1, 2019.
Bitcoin: An insurance policy against the largest monetary and fiscal policy experiment in human history
We’re in a transformational time which calls for new financial models. Enter Bitcoin. Travis lays out a case for holding Bitcoin. Posted April 1, 2019.
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Tamas Blummer examines block height as a means of telling time.
Posted March 15, 2019 by Aleks Svetski, this article explains why Bitcoin matters.
Lucas Nuzzi describes what Schnorr Signatures mean for Bitcoin. Posted March 13, 2019.
Part 4 of 4 in Nik Bhatia’s piece defining and laying out proposed guidelines for measuring Lightning Network fees. Posted March 11, 2019.
Elaine Ou describes Bitcoin’s network effect and herd immunity.
Alex Gladstein responds to critics and makes the case for Bitcoin. Posted February 19, 2019.
Erik lay’s out the framework for a future based on crypto rather than man’s subjective views. Posted February 3, 2019.
Brandon Quittem shares details on Bitcoin’s governance model. Posted January 28, 2019.
Aaron van Wirdum covers scmart contract and privacy benefits of Taproot. posted January 24, 2019.
JW Weatherman pens the Maximalist Manifesto. Posted January 19, 2019.
O₿iWan explains why Bitcoin is better money in a fantastic tweetstorm. Posted January 18, 2019.
JW Weatherman lsays out the framework for his interprutation of a Bitcoin Maximalist Manifesto. Posted January 18, 2019.
Tamas Blummer explains the concept of LIveliness. Posted January 10, 2019.
Taylor explains why Bitcoin is valuable.
Beautyon shares thightbulb moment for Bitcoin compared to the evolution of lightbulbs. Posted January 8th 2019.
Tamas Blummer explains Bitcoin Liveliness and what it means as an indicator. Posted December 29, 2018.
By Brandon Quittem, Posted December 28, 2018
By Brandon Quittem, Posted December 11, 2018.
Bitcoin’s Incentive Scheme and the Rational Individual By Hugo Nguyen December 24, 2018
Philosophical Teachings of Bitcoin What I’ve Learned From Bitcoin: Part I By Gigi Posted December 21, 2018
By Jordan Clifford, Posted December 19, 2018
By Dhruv Bansal, Posted December 18, 2018
By Jameson Lopp, Posted December 15, 2018
A look at realized capital by the Coinmetrics Team, Posted December 14, 2018
Skeptic’s Guide to Bitcoin: Bitcoin and the Promise of Independent Property Rights A framework for skeptics, part 3 By Su Zhu and Hasu Posted December 13, 20...
Beware of Lazy Research: Let’s Talk Electricity Waste & How Bitcoin Mining Can Power A Renewable Energy Renaissance
Part 2 of a 2 part series that looks at some of the FUD surrounding mining, by Christopher Bendiksen , Posted December 6, 2018
By Arjun Balaji, Posted December 4, 2018
Skeptic’s Guide to Bitcoin: Unpacking Bitcoin’s Social Contract A framework for skeptics By Su Zhu and Hasu Posted December 3, 2018
Part 1 of a 2 part series that looks at some of the FUD surrounding mining, by Christopher Bendiksen , Posted November 11, 2018
By Hugo Nguyen, posted November 26, 2018. This is part 3 of a 5 part series.
By Su Zhu and Hasu, Posted November 21, 2018. This is part 1 of a 4 part series.
A brief look at cypherpunks and Nakamoto by William Smith, posted November 19, 2018
An in depth look at Liquid sidechain by Joe Kendsicky, posted on November 15, 2018
By Preethi Kasireddy, Posted November 13, 2018
By Nic Carter, Posted November 10, 2018
One of the best arguments for Bitcoin. Pomp is an eternal bull and Murad is a stoic wise man. Together they tell a beautiful story. Read this or click throug...
By Nic Carter, posted October 31, 2018
By Pierre Rochard, posted October 18, 2018
Philip Swift Bitcoin Network Momentum is a valuable tool in helping us understand why Bitcoin price is at a particular point in the market cycle and also whe...
By Ferdous Bhai, posted October 15, 2018
This is part 2 of a 5 part series. By JP Thor, posted October 13, 2018
This is a brief look at some of the arguments of Proof of Stake. By Hugo Nguyen, posted October 12, 2018
By cryptopoiesis, posted October 11, 2018
Awe and Wonder shares a new valuation metric for Bitcoin called MVRV Z, which is an expansion on MVRV . Posted October 9, 2018.
This is part 1 of a 5 part series. By JP Thor, posted October 13, 2018. A quick primer on the Lightning Network and how it is making money programmable.
Nic Carter looks at the mythical word that has everyone scratching their head… “blockchain”. He proposes what we should do with this word. Posted October 5, ...
Dan Held’s take on Bitcoin’s distribution, posted October 4, 2018
Clark Moody explores Bitcoin and space, how it would function in multiplanetary economics. Posted October 2, 2018.
An examination at the changing narrative around “crypto”. Erik Torenberg defines two camps in the space that are here to stay. Posted October 1, 2018
David Puell and Murad Mahmudov propose MVRV as an important mettric for Bitcoin. Posted October 1, 2018
Jameson Lopp has been doxxed and wants to help you stay safe. In this post, he lays out a framework to protect your privacy. Posted September 29, 2018.
A timeline for mass adoption from a maximalist. Misir Mahmudov posted this September 25, 2018.
JP Thor makes the case for Bitcoin as a SoV (Store of Value). Posted September 22, 2018.
A look into the psyche of a Bitcoin analyst from Christopher Bendiksen. Posted September 22, 2018.
cryptopoiesis proposes an analysis for the NVT ratio. Posted September 18, 2018.
LaurentMT explains the value in PoW and proposes this piece as an entry piece for further discussion. Posted September 17, 2018.
Qiao Wang lays out the case for further examination of the Lindy Effect, maybe we should pump the brakes on referencing it all the time. Posted September 15,...
JP Thor looks at Bitcoin and makes the case that it is a store of energy. Posted SEptember 15, 2018.
Inspired Pierre Rochard, David Puell shares a great visual on the essence of Bitcoin. Posted September 14, 2019.
Dan Held makes the case for PoW being an efficient use of energy. Posted September 14, 2019.
Paul Sztorc lays out a case for privacy and why it must be a core tenant of Bitcoin. Posted September 11, 2018.
Part 3 in a 3 part series, LaurentMT looks at the idea of an optimal age of the UTXOs to measure how far the system is running from its optimum. Posted Septe...
Part 2 in a 3 part series, LaurentMT examines new metrics regarding mining effects and hodling over the efficiency of PoW. Posted September 3, 2018.
Dan Held explains why hodlers are important to Bitcoin’s network. Posted August 31, 2018.
Part 1 of a 3 part series, LaurentMT examines why average cost per transaction isn’t a good way to measure PoW efficiency. Posted August 27, 2018.
Hugo Nguyen looks at the virtues of randomness and examines how it powers PoW. Posted August 25, 2018.
Qiao Wang and Dan McArdle explore their cryptoasset Store of Value Thesis. Posted August 19, 2018.
Hugo Nguyen lays out one of the core fundamentals of Bitcoin’s value proposition, stock to flow. Posted August 15, 2018.
NIc Carter looks at
Nik Bhatia lays out a the baseline for a 4 part series on Lightning Network. In this post, he draws similarities between LN and paper gold, with differences....
Hass MCCook provides a systematic methodology of modelling the environmental and economic costs of Bitcoin. Posted August 2018.
Hasu and Nic Carter’s fantastic review of how narrative around Bitcoin usage has changed over time. Posted July 29, 2018.
Brendan Berstein makes the case for cryptocurrencies being money and explains how investors are helping determine value. Posted July 22, 2018.
Part 3 of Nik Bhatia’s 4 part Lightning Network thesis. This post looks at the bitcoin risk spectrum. Posted July 9, 2018.
Pierre Rochard lays out how Bitcoin governance works in a decentralized manner. Posted July 8, 2018.
Qiao Wang breaks down the SoV narrative surrounfing Bitcoin and other digital assets. Posted July 5, 2018.
Tony Sheng believes all crypto projects fall into one of two camps, which he also believes can coexist. Posted July 2, 2018.
Jaoquin Roibal takes to stackexchange to answer. Posted June 20, 2019.
Willem Van Den Bergh explains why schelling point, network effects, and Lindy effects make Bitcoin so strong. Posted June 29, 2018.
Pierre Rochard outlines Part 2 of 3 Bitcoin investment theses. Posted June 24, 2018.
Joe Kendzicky lays out the technical fundamentals of Lightning Network. Posted June 5, 2018.
Beautyon explores Bitcoin as a monetary standard. Posted June 13, 2018.
Gigi makes the case that proof of work IS worthwhile and not a waste. Posted June 10, 2018.
Pierre Rochard outlines Part 1 of 3 Bitcoin investment theses. Posted June 9, 2018.
Part 2 of a 4 part series, Nik Bhatia’s thesis on the Lightning Network. In this post he explains the time-value of bitcoin. Posted June 8, 2019.
Stop and Decrypt lays out the case for full nodes being the backbone of the Bitcoin network and miners simply provide blocks. Posted June 1, 2018.
Posted May 30, 2018 by Adam Tache and Murad Mahmudov, this article will analyze these perspectives by discussing trade-offs, philosophical divides within the...
By Dhruv Bansal, Posted May 29, 2018
Posted May 21, 2018 by Dmitry Kalichkin, his goal was to estimate whether current Bitcoin price is supported by activity on the network.
Posted May 20, 2018, Spencer Bogart explains the importance of Bitcoin, “networks like Bitcoin offer a fertile foundation for economic growth in the digital ...
Posted May 2, 2018, Aaron van Wirdum looks at the potential for Bitcoin Lightning Network.
Spencer Bogart shares his opinion why decentralization matters. Posted April 25, 2018.
Jimmy song makes the case for Bitcoin versus soft money. Posted April 17, 2018.
By Dhruv Bansal, Posted April 17, 2018
Lucas Nuzzi attempts to provide a semi-technical guide to key aspects of Bitcoin’s technology. Posted April 15, 2018
Essential tweetstorm from Murad on a great vision of a Bitcoin future. Posted April 14, 2018.
Paul Sztorc explains the ins and outs of Fraud proofs. Fraud Proofs address the problem of learning that a Bitcoin header is invalid (despite it being PoW va...
Adam Taché and Murad Mahmudov discuss four schools of thought related to Bitcoin. Posted April 10, 2018.
Jimmy Song shares his thoughts on mining centralization and how game theory plays into the many scenarios. Posted April 10, 2018.
Paul Sztorc lays out what happens after everyone is a Bitcoin maximalist, when the disagreements inevitably creep back in and offers a solution to scale. Pos...
Jimmy explains why Bitcoin is different from cryptocurrency. Posted April 2, 2018.
Posted March 28, 2018, Alex Svetski gives an explanation of why Bitcoin exists.
Nick Szabo examines the traditions and history of non-governmental money. Posted March 23, 2018.
Beautyon makes the case that Maduro’s attempt to create a new money will fail and any distraction to Bitcoin is a good thing because it gets stronger over ti...
Hugo Nguyen explains why PoS is flawed. Posted March 18,2018.
Tobias Huber lays out a basic model for predicting bitcoin price bubbles. Posted March 16, 2018.
Beautyon explains why Bitcoin is unregulatable. Posted March 15, 2018.
Shaan Ray describes a private future enabled by blockchain. Posted March 3, 2018.
In classic Peter McCormack style, he addresses bankers on the state of the market and lobbies for change. Posted March 4, 2018.
Posted March 2, 2018 by Vijay Boyapati. Essential reading for anyone interested in Bitcoin.
George Kikvadze kills some common FUD. Posted March 2, 2018.
Spencer Bogart highlights some key features in Schnorr Signatures. Posted February 22, 2018.
By Hugo Nguyen, posted February 10, 2018. This is part 1 of a 5 part series.
Ber Kessels shares his opinion and excitement about Lightning network.
Dmitry Kalichkin describes NVT Signal, a new approach to NVT Ratio. Posted February 3, 2018.
Murch recaps the pending BIP technology, Schnorr Signatures. Posted February 3, 2018.
Beautyon calls out the emergence of surveillance tools being developed for the Bitcoin network. Posted January 30, 2018.
Grisha Trubetskoy explains how a PoW blockchain is a clock. Posted January 23, 2018.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb shares the forward he wrote for the Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous. Posted January 22, 2018.
Dhruv Bansal explains why 1 BTC will be worth $1M. Posted January 19, 2018.
Elaine lays out her plan for hyperbitcoinization. Lookout Captain Kirk! Posted January 13, 2018.
Larry White describes similarities between a Gold and Bitcoin standard. Posted Januaey 11, 2018.
Trace Mayer describes the Mayer Multiple, a way to look at Bitcoin price multiples. Unsure on post date.
Stop and Decrypt takes a critical look at the Bitcoin Cash community and how the branding is misleading on purpose. Posted December 21, 2017.
Alex Berge makes the case that Lightning Network will eventually lead to MORE mining revenue. Posted March 21, 2017.
Peter Surda outlines the two tribes of the Bitcoin blocksize debate. Posted March 21, 2017.
Mirceau Popescu pens the Bitcoin Declaration of Sovereignty. Posted November 8th, 2014.
A fictional read from a time traveler. Posted August 30, 2013.
Michael Suede challenges Mises’ Regression Theorem with Bitcoin first principles. Posted July 7, 2011.
Michael Suede examines interest rates in a Bitcoin standard. Posted July 6, 2011.
Michael Suede shares a fictional story of a timetraveler from the future. Posted June 28, 2011.
Michael Suede points out the flaws of a return to the gold standard. Posted June 28, 2011.
Michael Suede makes the case against the gold standard. Posted June 21, 2011.
Michael Suede looks at monetary properties of Bitcoin. Posted June 18, 2011
Michael Suede looks at deflations and Bitcoin. Posted June 11, 2011.
Michael explains why Libertarian Goldbugs are hating on Bitcoin. Posted June 6, 2011.
Ryan Dickherber pens an early take on Bitcoin’s gravity. Posted June 4, 2011.
Michael Suede walks through a couple steps to use Bitcoin. Posted May 31, 2011.
Gwern’s 2011 essay on how Bitcoin’s long gestation and early opposition indicates it is an example of the ‘Worse is Better’ paradigm in which an ugly complex...
Michael Suede shares a quick reflection on Bitcoin as a major threat to governments. Posted May 26, 2011.
Ryan Dickherber explains the idea of competing currencies. Posted May 18, 2011.
Nick Szabo talks about hindsight and Bitcoin. Posted May 2011.
Jon Matonis pens an early piece on the importance of digital money and freedom. Posted April 1995.
Tim May’s cypherpunk book and faq. Posted September 10, 1994.
Tim May’s original manifesto. Posted mid-1988.