Jan 31, 2023
Non-fungible tokens are one of the biggest drivers for Ethereum’s decentralized ecosystem of financial applications. For a long time, Bitcoin was missing this feature and it appears that some Bitcoiners were even happy about it. Not everybody is a proponent of JPG ownership, right? Things have changed with a new protocol that is called Ordinals.
Jan 26, 2023
When Elon Musk announced in early 2021 that Tesla would become a Bitcoin company, investing in Bitcoin and accepting BTC for payments, the market went crazy. Alas, Elon turned down the Bitcoin community later when Tesla renounced its plans to accept BTC. The story took another unfortunate turn last year after Tesla sold a sizeable portion of Bitcoin.
Jan 24, 2023
Play to earn is closely connected to NFTs and blockchain gaming. Most of our dear readers might have already heard of the concept behind these games. But have you ever heard about listening to earn? This could be a brand-new thing and help you, your friends, and your family to earn some Bitcoin while being entertained or educated.
Jan 23, 2023
A solo miner of unknown identity had the day of his life. With the mining power equivalent to a single old miner, he won a Bitcoin block subsidy last Friday, outcompeting giant server farms for at least that one block. The odds of winning a block with such low power is only once in 500 years.
Jan 18, 2023
On the surface, Nostr is much like a stripped-down version of Twitter. But just like Bitcoin works in fundamentally different ways from traditional money, under the hood Nostr works very different from conventional social media. In Nostr, YOU own your account. Also, Nostr lends itself to integration with wallet software and Bitcoin's Lightning network. Let's dive in and experiment.
Jan 16, 2023
With the hash rate recovering and the difficulty reaching a new all-time high in 2023, Bitcoin seems to recover completely from the bear market. Is this the end of miner capitulation, and will this trend contribute to the ongoing price recovery in the crypto market?
Jan 16, 2023
Bitcoin is deservedly getting more and more good press about sustainable mining projects. Even the always critical Dutch Financial Times reported about mini hydro plants subsidized by Bitcoin mines in Kenya. And in Congo, Bitcoin mines near a hydro dam helped sustain a National Park through covid times.
Jan 13, 2023
Do you like cats? If the answer is yes and you always had planned to pet a feline fellow your moment has come. The best part is that it involves Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. What are the Lightning Cats all about and how can you pet them?
Jan 12, 2023
El Salvador approved on Wednesday a law that will regulate the issuance of other digital than just Bitcoin by the state and private entities. One of those assets could be a token that would act as a Bitcoin bond. While their success is far from certain, it's remarkable how steadfast Bukele, El Salvador's president, remains in his commitment to Bitcoin.
Jan 09, 2023
With a solid 3% gains for Bitcoin over the past week, the king of crypto has finally risen above a multi week trading range. Ethereum had an even more solid week, putting a 9% gain on the board. What is happening? And can we speculate that the bottom is in?
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