Published on March 11, 2014 by John Light
Bitcoin mining has its uses, and is very valuable. However, it uses a lot of energy. There are other methods and ideas that can still provide a cohesive and secure network.
John Light provides some insight and analysis of these alternative methods.
Published on March 10, 2014 by Greatest Instruments
The various monopolies that the government holds onto are breaking, but how can we further that concept? Information in the internet age is a powerful tool.
In part 2 of this 2 part essay, Greatest Instruments further delves into the concept of breaking these monopolies.
Published on March 9, 2014 by SovereignBTC
Published on March 7, 2014 by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
With all of the talk of the end of Bitcoin because of the failure at Mt.Gox, sometimes it’s hard to hear the voices of those that are saying it’s a good thing.
LTB host Andreas M. Antonopoulos discusses why we shouldn’t look at the failure as a bad thing, but instead something that should happen in a free market.
Published on March 6, 2014 by John Light
In addition to not trusting your money with a third party for an extended period of time, there are other ways to secure your bitcoins, including cold storage wallets and two factor authentication.
John Light breaks down these methods and provides resources for those seeking stricter security for protecting their wealth.
Published on March 5, 2014 by Daniel Larimer
What does it mean to be ‘decentralized’? Can a decentralized company be regulated? Only on its fringes: only at the enter and exit points can mainstream regulation and laws be enacted.
Daniel Larimer clears up some confusion regarding decentralized autonomous companies and explains the concepts behind BitShares.
Published on March 4, 2014 by Paul Boyer
Published on March 3, 2014 by Bitcoins and Gravy
Published on March 2, 2014 by Hayden Gill
Bitcoin has few entry points where regulation can really effect it, and exchanges is a major one. Hence, new Bitcoin exchanges are hard to come by.
Hayden Gill reports on a new exchange in Mexico, MeXBT, and how Bitcoin can once again transcend borders.
Published on February 27, 2014 by Stephanie Murphy
Published on by Ed And Ethan
Published on February 26, 2014 by Hayden Gill
More and more merchants, especially eCommerce merchants, are accepting bitcoin as payment. Some of the larger merchants like Overstock have jumped on board, but everyone is waiting to see what Amazon will do with Bitcoin, if anything.
Hayden Gill explores some thoughts behind such an endeavor, and how that could be accomplished.
Published on February 25, 2014 by Paul Boyer
Published on February 23, 2014 by SovereignBTC
Published on February 21, 2014 by Visiting Author
Bitcoin isn’t completely anonymous, but there are steps that bitcon users can take in order to help become more anonymous when a public ledger is used where anyone can see these transactions. One of these steps is mixing your bitcoins with other bitcoins.
Kristov Atlas shares the history of mixing services, and what’s coming in the future for such a service.