Archive for the ‘Bitcoin’ Category

Cardano – 3rd generation smart contract platform

Another great episode of epicenter, Charles Hoskins played an early role in the creation of Ethereum. He talks about Cardano, a blockchain platform looking into improved forms of governance and consensus. Consensus forming is key to blockchain mechanics as well as the idea of governance in the wider sense. This episode explores ideas such as [...]

Bitcoin v Litecoin

The Bitcoin blockchain started with a genesis block on January 3rd 2009. A couple of years later on October 7th 2011, Charlie Lee, a former Google employee, started the Litecoin blockchain, inspired by Bitcoin. It is an alternative cryptocurrency to Bitcoin and was created with a couple of intended improvements. The first noticeable difference is [...]

Cryptocurrency and Capital markets

Nice interview discussing cryptocurrency and capital markets. Ari Paul also gives an interesting view of crypto as a strong hedge opposite fiat currencies. https://epicenter.tv/episode/202/

One Bitcoin same value as one ounce of gold

A couple of years ago I thought how amazing it would be if one bitcoin was worth more or less the same as one ounce of gold. Well, this week this came true, with the dollar value of bitcoin reaching all time highs. http://www.coindesk.com/price-bitcoin-now-worth-one-ounce-gold/

Property Registration on blockchain

One of the most promising POCs going on at the moment in the blockchain world is the idea of registering and transferring assets, including property and home ownership. The goal is to make the process more efficient, cheaper for participants in the process, and more transparent. Bitfury, known primarily for it’s mining capability, is partnering [...]

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