Mark Cuban had quite the encounter with Bitcoiners on Saturday. What was astonishing wasn’t his opposition to Bitcoin or even his promotion of Doge, bu…
Vitalik Buterin made the news again, criticizing Bitcoin Maximalists about their support of El Salvador. The post is obviously a way to rationalize his…
Janet Yellen made some noise earlier this week about a possible unrealized capital gains tax. To the uninitiated, a capital gain is made whenever a goo…
Rent-seeking is a common feature of any fiat economy. This is because there’s a large pot of money to be gained through Cantillon effects, and that mea…
I had a really interesting conversation with some people the other day about something I really know very little about: dating apps. Dating apps are a …
Trust is a weird thing. We in Bitcoin preach that you should aim for trustless systems, and indeed, that’s what Bitcoin offers. It is a monetary system…
I left my church about a year ago in large part because of their promotion of some doctrine that I disagreed with. I recently met with some people that…
The hero’s journey for every Bitcoiner follows a certain arc. You learn about it, then go down the path of trying to figure out how to get it, maybe ta…
One of the most interesting essays I read the past few years is this one by Paul A. Cantor, which is, surprisingly, a literary critique about a short s…
The biggest “DeFi” “hack” ever was on the Poly Network across multiple chains that amounted to $600M in value. The smart contract was obviously flawed …
The infrastructure bill has a Bitcoin clause in it and the clause has absolutely blown up. The particulars of the clause and the various amendments the…
Bitcoiners like to say “verify, don’t trust.” This is not just lip service, as thousands of users all over the world run full nodes. Unfortunately, the…