Environmentalists have recently become concerned about the impact Bitcoin mining has on global warming. Headlines such as “Bitcoin Will Burn the Planet Down. The Question: How Fast?” and “Bitcoin Mining Alone Could Raise Global Temperatures Above Critical Limit By 2033” suggest that Bitcoin is an unfolding environmental disaster. However, those panicking about crypto make three fundamental errors. First, they do not understand how Bitcoin works, second, they do not understand what mass adoption would look like, and third, they do not understand the problem Bitcoin is intended to solve.
Purchasing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on your own comes with risk. Here are the five most common cryptocurrency scams reported by customers of Bitcoin Wallet Recovery Services: 1: Fake mining contracts: “mining contracts” which offer fantastic payouts, such as doubling your money in
Jeffrey Tucker discusses the latest market moves in crypto.
Jeffrey Tucker accepted a title of Research Affiliate for the RMIT University Blockchain Innovation Hub in Melbourne, Australia. RMIT University is known for applied leading-edge research that engages with business and technology. They are an interdisciplinary team of researchers in economics, political-economy, organizational
Digital assets may be the most future-proof investment of our lifetime. Take Bitcoin. At 10 years old it continues to grow because it crosses more technology solutions and popular use cases than any previous attempt at digital currency. It’s positioned right
The Brain Bar is central Europe’s leading festival of ideas and technology. This year, the event featured Jeffrey Tucker as the opening keynote to speak about cryptocurrent and blockchain technology and its meaning and future. Here is a video wrap
Tether is a highly capitalized cryptoasset that is distinguished in the space by maintaining a dollar peg to the price of its asset. The growth of this asset has been incredible, as has been the speculation that it maintains too
Storing Bitcoin should be simple. A Bitcoin wallet can be generated from a list of 12 or 24 pseudo-random words (the “mnemonic recovery phrase”). With some wallets, the same words will generate a valid wallet for most existing cryptocurrencies. This word
What’s the future of Bitcoin? How big will it get? What innovations can we expect in the future? Economist Tuur Demeester lays out the three phases of Bitcoin development.