Op-Ed

Bitmex to VIPs: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Fiat, Just a ‘Useful Niche,’ Enthusiasts ‘Naive’

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Op-Ed Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex) released proprietary research reportedly geared toward their VIPs. Researchers find bitcoin core’s (BTC) deflationary aspects interesting for speculation and as a “payment system,” but predict it will ultimately not usurp government paper, describing the BTC phenomenon as simply a “useful niche,” and those who “think Bitcoin would result in a Read More

How to Fight Cryptocurrency Cults

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on How to Fight Cryptocurrency Cults
Op-Ed When I first got into bitcoin, I tried to imagine what could go wrong and could never really think of anything. I never thought that it would turn into a cult. In retrospect, it should have been obvious. Bitcoin is an imaginary good. Thus, it is vulnerable to mind-control. Also read: Bitcoin Developers Must Do Read More

Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written
Op-Ed On October 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto had a vision to share with the world — a protocol he called “bitcoin, a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party.” Since that time a whole lot has changed, and there is a vast cryptocurrency landscape with over 1,500 virtual currencies listed on Read More

Cryptocurrency Communities Just Can’t Get Along

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Cryptocurrency Communities Just Can’t Get Along
Op-Ed If there’s one thing that rival cryptocurrency factions can agree on, it’s their mutual dislike of one other. Everything else is up for debate, and not calm, reasonable debate, but the sort of fevered in-fighting that makes the crypto community resemble an unruly rabble. This internecine squabbling has arguably done more to hinder cryptocurrency Read More

Bitcoin: The Return of The Volume

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin: The Return of The Volume
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. “Everything is going as I foreseen” is probably one of the most epic lines I can remember, not only because those words were spoken by the dark overlord ruling the galaxy just before his demise, but also because it mirrors Read More

Is Nasdaq’s Latest Slip Good for Cryptocurrencies?

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Is Nasdaq’s Latest Slip Good for Cryptocurrencies?
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Nasdaq continued the fall from its all-time high on March 12, 2018. The Nasdaq is down nearly 10% since the high on a variety of news. The Nasdaq, which tracks tech stocks has suffered under the weight of massive losses Read More

Regain Control From Nanny Zuck – How To Make Facebook Show You The News Again

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Regain Control From Nanny Zuck – How To Make Facebook Show You The News Again
Op-Ed The beginning of 2018 saw a dramatic change in how the world’s most popular social media platform, Facebook, presented its content. Curation has always been a real issue with Facebook, but users who were once empowered to decide their personal feed scroll are now actively being managed. Here’s how to gain back some control. Read More

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Drop Tokens That Suffer From Overtokenization

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Drop Tokens That Suffer From Overtokenization
Op-Ed It’s said that 90% of all startups fail, and that we should expect nothing more from ICOs. 10% success rate is still overly optimistic for ICOs, but perhaps not for the reason you may think. You’re probably aware of examples of ICO “founders” who turned out to be a bunch of made up Linkedin-profiles. Read More

If Your Crypto Doesn’t Have a Mobile Wallet It’s Not Really a Currency

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on If Your Crypto Doesn’t Have a Mobile Wallet It’s Not Really a Currency
Op-Ed Anyone can create a cryptocurrency. It’s a surprisingly simple process, especially if you copy the codebase of an existing coin and give it a new name. That’s how many of the most popular cryptocurrencies such as litecoin were born. But creating a cryptocurrency and mining the genesis block isn’t enough: until that coin has Read More

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Did Ripple Almost Dethrone Bitcoin “Using This One Simple Trick”?

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Did Ripple Almost Dethrone Bitcoin “Using This One Simple Trick”?
Op-Ed 2017 was the year cryptocurrency speculation went mainstream, which is something many bitcoiners have been yearning to happen for years. But going mainstream means that the market is no longer dominated by cryptocurrency enthusiasts, and until Wall Street steps in, we’re simply going to have to accept that mainstream speculators with little knowledge of Read More