Tag: Bitcoin’s

Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be Resilient to the Whims of Future Generations

Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be Resilient to the Whims of Future Generations Over the last few years, infighting and different visions has led to significant divides within the Bitcoin community, weakening the network effects no matter which chain you support. With all the arguments about scaling, privacy, consensus changes and […]

Proposal to Increase Bitcoin’s 21 Million Supply Sparks Debate

Proposal to Increase Bitcoin’s 21 Million Supply Sparks Debate 21 is a number that holds deep symbology to bitcoiners. In addition to denoting the total number of bitcoins, in millions, that will ever be issued, it’s inspired scores of cryptocurrency business names, websites, and merchandise designs. Despite its assumed inviolability, […]

Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC’s Proof of Work and Burn Bitcoins

Stacks Network Plans to Leverage BTC’s Proof of Work and Burn Bitcoins Blockchain startup Blockstack has revealed the company is in the midst of developing a new distributed ledger protocol called Stacks, a chain that leverages the hash power from the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. Not only is the Stacks […]

10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History

10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History Over the last 12 hours, cryptocurrency supporters across the globe have been celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block which was mined at approximately 18:15:05 UTC. Die-hard crypto enthusiasts believe the software released by the anonymous creator […]

Bitcoin’s Proof of Keys Day Begins With Industry-Wide Support

Bitcoin’s Proof of Keys Day Begins With Industry-Wide Support In addition to being Bitcoin’s 10th birthday, Jan. 3, 2019 will go down in history as being the crypto world’s inaugural Proof of Keys day. The initiative, conceived by Trace Meyer just weeks ago, has drawn broad support from cryptocurrency influencers […]

Here’s How the World Will Commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary on Jan. 3

Here’s How the World Will Commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary on Jan. 3 Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary will fall on Jan. 3. As a decentralized currency that belongs to everyone and no one, there is no official way to commemorate its 10th birthday. From wallet manufacturers to developers, every ecosystem participant will […]