“No private entity can claim monetary power, which is inherent to the sovereignty of nations”
Nation states won't give up monetary monopoly without a fight. Probably big corporation are still not powerful enough to directly compete with governments, right now only Bitcoin can do it as it wisely moved the battlefield outside of bureaucrats comfort-zone
New proposal for distributed storage. No useless token or dedicated blockchain, just pay in bitcoin for a service
Despite their claims, @[email protected]'s hosted mining services are absolutely a centralisation risk, just like any other hosted mining.
If you're going to buy hosted mining anyway, pick a small-hashrate company to provide it, but don't fool yourself into thinking it's comparable to actually mining yourself.
(BetterHash only helps when you physically control the hardware.)
Just published a new article on locks, money and their role to developing large societies
"Locks made large human communities possible and money made trade scale. Bitcoin happens to be an improvement on both technologies"
Now that phones have almost become a commodity, advance privacy features may become one of the few things people are willing to pay a premium for
After reading this I feel grateful for how Bitcoin was maintained, keeping me able to run a full archival indexed node on a cheap laptop without issues
I really like the signet proposal. I'd love to see it integrated into Core, although I'd prefer it without a default signer. For people using this feature I don't think it is a problem to specify a signet identifier parameter in the bitcoin.conf
Does anyone have any paper or document that elaborates on the fact that blockchain analysis are not to be considered reliable?
I am consulting the Italian government for a "blockchain national strategy", and I wanted to pick the occasion to highly the fact that no one should ever be incriminated on the basis of blockchain analysis
Coinbase claims to support over 100k ERC-20 tokens. Are there really that many shitty tokens out there or they are just exaggerating?
Working on Bitcoin projects, you can read some of my stuff at https://medium.com/@FedericoTenga
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