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Noah Smith has some interesting thoughts on Bitcoin as a store of value, both in the long run and the short run. He notes that financial assets face (in equilibrium) a tradeoff between expected return and volatility. In order for markets to be induce
Keep an eye on the Bitcoin price, even while browsing in other tabs. Simply keep this site open and see the live Bitcoin price in the browser tab. (Note: Some mobile browsers don’t yet support this feature
No because Mintchip is a fiat currency (issued by the government), and Bitcoin is honest money (the opposite). What makes honest money different to fiat money, is that whilst the value of fiat currency is directly dictated by the government, as they
Recycle BTC is a mutual fund based on the principle of Community Mining. It is powered by Bitcoin, a digital crypto- currency with an open source code. All transactional processes are open to public scrutiny and inspection
It’s coming up to Feathercoin’s 3rd anniversary and unlike “businesses and endeavours” in previous times, all the important information about what happened, and when, is in the Blockchain and described in the Forum. (Didn’t we have a countdown once)
Inspired by this question ("Could bitcoin be destroyed by an entity cornering the market?") and the top comment on this answer to this question ("How much would it cost to execute a 51% attack?"). The United States government hates currencies competi
A very large majority of these altcoins are essentially scams. There is a cottage industry that takes a coin, changes something minor (name, logo), and releases it with great fanfare, enticing people to buy it, allowing the forker to unload their typ
Namecoin is an experimental open-source technology which improves decentralization, security, censorship resistance, privacy, and speed of certain components of the Internet infrastructure such as DNS and identities. (For the technically minded, Name
Every society produces its own history, its legends and myths, which will eventually become the basis of something more than simple interest or the general idea or co-operation. The need for legends, mysteries - is the foundation of human culture and
Bitcoin can be coldly unforgiving of mistakes, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than with change addresses. Although change addresses provide a key privacy tool, they can also lead to confusion, loss, or theft when not understood. This article