How We’ll Advertise and Promote Blockchain Bonds

How We’ll Advertise and Promote Blockchain Bonds

Any great war must necessarily be a popular movement. It is a kind of crusade; and like all crusades, it sweeps along on a powerful stream of romanticism. – U.S. Senator William Gibbs McAdoo During World War I, U.S. Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo (by far the funniest-named Treasury Secretary) had a choice of three ways to finance the rapidly escalating costs of the war: raise taxes; borrow from the public; print money. He chose…

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Bitcoin Inches Close to $10,000 As Trust in the System Declines

Bitcoin Inches Close to $10,000 As Trust in the System Declines

Hope you had a peaceful weekend, especially those of you in the U.S., where massive protests, riots, and looting have brought about a crass end to the Coronavirus lockdown. I’m sure that the highlights we’re seeing on social media don’t even come close to describing the mix of beautiful, touching moments contrasted with senseless hatred and violence that is being displayed across the greatest country on the planet. Looking at the stock market reaction to…

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Bitcoin Rallies Past $9,000 Despite Goldman’s Bearish Call on BTC

Bitcoin Rallies Past $9,000 Despite Goldman’s Bearish Call on BTC

There’s no doubt that the internet is amazing and that it has revolutionized the way that humans communicate, both professionally and socially. Being a decentralized network, the Internet can be a real tool for freedom, as no central party can control what is being said or done, and therefore nobody can abuse it for their own authoritarian purposes. The danger of course comes when nefarious players start to take advantage of the fact that they…

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Bitcoin Struggles to Break Through $9,000 As Network Slows Down

Bitcoin Struggles to Break Through $9,000 As Network Slows Down

Ever since the halvening event, Bitcoin has been running slowly and it’s starting to cost users. This is something we’ve discussed in prior articles at length, but I wanted to use it here to pivot the conversation to a more productive tone. Craig Steven Wright is a liar and a fraud. Or, so claims a message encoded into the blockchain over the weekend, signed 147 times using keys that CSW claimed ownership of in court….

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The Ant and the Grasshopper (+ Free Downloadable Ebook)

The Ant and the Grasshopper (+ Free Downloadable Ebook)

In the classic fable The Ant and the Grasshopper, you’ll remember the ant worked hard all summer to prepare for the winter, while the grasshopper sat around playing jazz violin. “You gonna store away any food?” asked the ant. The grasshopper waved him away. “I’m practicing my arpeggios, man,” he said, folding his long legs underneath him and retuning his strings. Then winter came. The ant was warm and cozy inside his comfortably-furnished ant farm,…

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Bitcoin Drops Below $9,000 While Most Traditional Markets Are Closed Today

Bitcoin Drops Below $9,000 While Most Traditional Markets Are Closed Today

Memorial Day in the U.S. is used to coinciding with the U.K. spring break holiday, but Eid al-Fitr hasn’t come out in May in several decades. There’s certainly something interesting about the way that all international calendars are colliding this year, almost as if someone or something is trying to promote unity among the nations at this time. It’s about time too. The world could use a bit of unity right now. Over the weekend,…

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