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Bitcoin FUD

This week we thought we would take some time to reflect on the Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) surrounding bitcoin and its network. These stories and FUD only really seem to rear their head every few years or so when bitcoin is in the spotlight and regulators are anxious.

By |2021-09-13T08:57:49+00:00June 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Bitcoin FUD

Layer 2 Scaling Solutions

Today we will explore layer 2 scaling solutions. With the high cost of Ethereum gas fees at the moment, we decided it was an appropriate topic to delve into. But Why Do We Need Layer 2's In The First Place? All blockchains have their limitations. They make tradeoffs to provide a specific service to their end-users. Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, has dubbed it the blockchain trilemma

By |2021-09-13T07:25:42+00:00May 15th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Layer 2 Scaling Solutions

7000 Years of Trust

Trust is essential to a societies prosperity. It is fundamental to economic coordination and underpins the way a society operates. If there is a lack of trust in society, transaction costs are high. There are many types of transaction costs that we incur when we enter into a transaction, and generally, one party always stands to gain more than the other if trust is violated. Therefore, the party that stands the most to lose will often expend resources to ensure that the other party does not violate the conditions of their agreement.

By |2021-09-13T08:48:01+00:00April 3rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on 7000 Years of Trust

Bitcoin and Value

“Bitcoin has no fundamental value” has long been the war cry for many traditional financial participants. This week we thought we could shed some light on this short-sighted mantra.

By |2021-09-13T08:55:39+00:00March 13th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Bitcoin and Value

A Digital Love Affair

One of the most common questions we get when talking to people about digital assets usually concerns the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum. We believe this confusion stems from the idea that both of these assets compete with each other as money.

By |2021-09-13T08:54:54+00:00February 20th, 2021|News|Comments Off on A Digital Love Affair

5 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin

Money has always been technology. It allows society to store time, effort and sacrifice today and redeem it for time, effort, and sacrifice in the future. Similar to how a title deed gives the holder a claim on a property, money is a claim on human time. When we exchange our time for money we hope that it can hold value for long enough to enable us to trade it for something we want.

By |2021-09-13T08:50:20+00:00January 9th, 2021|News|Comments Off on 5 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin
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