First Female Bitcoin Core Maintainer

Developer Gloria Zhao has become the first known woman to join the select cohort of Bitcoin Core maintainers. Bitcoin Core maintainers have commit permissions to the repository and are responsible for merging contributions from other developers onto the codebase. In the context of software development through versioning systems such as GitHub, to commit means to … Read more

Bitcoin Creates A New Type Of Property Ownership

This is an opinion editorial by Jens Bucher, a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine. Bitcoin is a topic that stirs the passions in a way few other topics, perhaps barring CrossFit or veganism, tend to do. As Bitcoin increasingly comes under attack from governments and media, it is doubly unfortunate to see passionate defenders of Bitcoin … Read more

Podcast episode with Concordium CEO

The concept of identity is quite a polarising one in cryptocurrency. People forget sometimes that Bitcoin grew out of a niche corner of the Internet, birthed from ultra-liberertarian ideals with self-soverignety, anonymity and independence central to the thesis.  Of course, cryptocurrency has involved beyond Bitcoin, and today we have numerous different views and thousands of … Read more

Spacechains Unlocks Bitcoin Use Cases

In the last article, I broke down what a spacechain is and how they work, but didn’t go into any of the things you can do with them. Ultimately, the lack of a two-way peg mechanism severely limits the functionality it can provide to Bitcoin users. A One-Way Trip The original idea of a sidechain … Read more

How Bitcoin Fueled Canada Trucker Convoy

This article originally appeared in Bitcoin Magazine’s “Censorship Resistant Issue.” To get a copy, visit our store. The Freedom Convoy, a sweeping protest prompted by COVID-19 vaccine mandates for Canadian truckers, saw authorities work outside of established laws to quell demonstrations and block financial support. Among the chaos, Bitcoin proved itself to be a sovereign … Read more

Grayscale Sues SEC For Denying Spot Bitcoin ETF

Grayscale Investments is suing the SEC for denying its application to convert GBTC into an ETF. The filing was submitted yesterday evening by the former top legal mind that served in the Obama administration as U.S. solicitor general. Over 11,000 comment submissions were sent to the SEC by investors, 99% of which were positive towards … Read more

How Fiat Impacts Relationships Family

This is an opinion editorial by Paloma De la Hoz, a licensed psychotherapist and psychologist with a focus on sex and couples therapy. “The government cares about you” is a fairytale that many people choose to believe nowadays. When I started going down the Bitcoin rabbit hole, I learned about the evolution of money and … Read more

Bitcoin Sentiment Value Not Same

This is an opinion editorial by Mickey Koss, a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the Infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps. Link to embedded Tweet. Sorry guys. Time to pack it up. Bitcoin died again. Just kidding. And for Peter Schiff, I’ll just leave the gold … Read more