When working for government becomes a serious financial burden which requires asking for all funding & support - only then will we have good government.
Of course, "government" of that sort would also be completely indistinguishable from any other voluntarily funded organization that competes to serve people or dies.
I started listening today to @TheCryptoconomy podcast (http://cryptoconomy.life/) reading of Iterative Capital's “Thesis” paper (https://iterative.capital/thesis/) and highly recommend it.. great history and background of crypto and analyzed in a way I haven’t heard before, as a long time tech minion their conclusions really resonated
Bitcoin has to survive everything, including insider information and trading.
The world is full of people who will make a buck at any chance they get; of corrupt insiders, politicians and news media.
It's the world we live in. If Bitcoin can't handle this, then better off we start using gold covered chocolate coins that we can trade in the playground.
The hodler's who understand sound money, are making history at the moment.
Traders will just be making money, which is not the same thing.
@Shekelcoin I have tried Bisq - this is the future. Initially there was a surprise, however: for the first trade there needs to be an "escrow deposit". A user first has to fund his Bisq wallet with BTC before he can do a BTC trade. So get ready before the bear bottom 🙂
If you aren't podcasted out here is Trace Mayer speaking on the fork drama:
We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.
You get paid to work
✅ from anywhere in the world
✅ on a world-changing project
✅ that's open source,
✅ stewarded by a small team
✅ that's led by a woman.
Help spreading the word is much appreciated:
New article and podcast episode by @TheCryptoconomy
How Many Forks Does it Take to Get to The Center of Satoshi's Vision?
Link to listen at the beginning of the article.
📕+🎙️ Today's Read!
@Beautyon_ takes us through the realizations & predecessors that set the stage for Bitcoin & the incredible impact it has had, and will continue to have on the entire world.
🔥 #Bitcoin, the revolution, 10 years and running! 🎂🎉
@Rejekts so you think a govt that employs more than 50% of the country either directly or via subsidy & breadlines hidden by snap & ebt, & politicians that get rich brokering power to politically connected corps & passing regs to squash their competitors, & hundreds of trillions of dollars in unfunded liabilities can all be walked back with votes?
Check out the blog to applaud the article and see the author’s other work, and don’t forget to follow @Alokmenghrajani & @CashApp on Twitter:
🎙️+📕 Today's Read • Open Sourcing Subzero
@alokmenghrajani, engineer at @Square, details the Multisig & HSM key management of @CashApp #Bitcoin balances. Plus their decision to embrace Bitcoin culture & open source their efforts to the benefit of all!
Peer to Peer file sharing destroyed the music industry as it was back then in 80/90's, changing the way music moved around the world forever. The idea was ridiculed at the time.
That was the seed of Bitcoin; Peer to Peer file sharing. And it will destroy the banking system as it is now, changing the way money is moved around the planet for ever.
A money created by the people for the people, something never seen before.
There is no going back from here, this is new the frontier. Saddle up!
Graph of falling trust from Twitter thread summary of article.
What if the failing trust in social institutions (media, govts, banks, universities, medical professionals, etc) is actually a healthy part of a larger global trend being fueled by technology and individual independence?
The Cryptoconomy Podcast: CryptoQuikRead_173 - Reimagining Trusted Intermediaries https://cryptoconomy.podbean.com/e/cryptoquikread_173-reimaging-trusted-intermediaries/
The basic organizational structure of society is not the commune, but the agora. The state divides. The market unites.
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