Is Bitcoin Real Money?

Is Bitcoin Real Money?

It is clear that many people find the idea of digital peer-to-peer money outside of the realm of banks and governments to be very appealing. The Bitcoin community is growing fast – just go to any Bitcoin Meetup and you will meet wave after wave of enthusiastic...
Should Bitcoin Energy Consumption Concern Us?

Should Bitcoin Energy Consumption Concern Us?

Equivalent To The Energy Of A Small Country A frequent criticism of crypto is the amount of electricity consumed by proof-of-work mining. All those industrial-scale server farms are very power-hungry. As of as of 31 December 2017, Digiconomist placed the Bitcoin...
Crypto Mining – What’s Really Happening?

Crypto Mining – What’s Really Happening?

A Competitive Game Of Chance You will often hear crypto mining described as “solving mathematical puzzles”. While this is intended to be helpful, it is a long way from what is really going on – it is really a lot more like a game of chance. I’ve described...
Where Crypto Value Comes From – Why Is Crypto Valuable?

Where Crypto Value Comes From – Why Is Crypto Valuable?

What is it about crypto that makes it valuable? At the end of the day, it’s just code in a distributed ledger. Unlike gold, you can’t forge it into an impressive crown or use gold bars to dazzle others with your wealth. Yet crypto value still exists. This article...
The Best Cryptocurrency – Only Crypto Experts Know It

The Best Cryptocurrency – Only Crypto Experts Know It

As newcomers to crypto start exploring the space, they quickly discover that there is a lot more to it than just Bitcoin. There are literally hundreds of crypto assets and more are being added all the time. Overwhelmed by all these different options to choose from,...
This Is Why The Initial Coin Offering Market Is So Hot

This Is Why The Initial Coin Offering Market Is So Hot

When explaining what is an initial coin offering, I can’t put it better than Andreas Antonopoulos. In The Internet of Money Volume 2, he described them in as: “…an opportunity to do something never done before: bridge the big gap between early-stage, organic financing...