Last month I hung out in Monte Carlo with the Bitcoin.com team and had the chance to talk to Michael Coombe after a lunch right by some of the best yachts docked in the harbor. We talked about a variety of topics: winning the CoinsBank Cruise competition, my interest in Bitcoin Cash, tipping for blog […]
In this episode of the This Week in Bitcoin podcast from Bitcoin.com, I sat down with my friend Matt Aaron to discuss blockchain surveillance, stable coins, the potential Bitcoin Cash chain split, and the environmentalist propaganda around Bitcoin’s energy consumption. I first connected with Matt after he invited me on the Humans of Bitcoin show […]
This is the fourth essay in my series on Bitcoin’s history and original value proposition, all of which will be included in my upcoming book, All That Bitcoin is Not Gold. The discussions about Bitcoin’s “cashness” vs its “goldness” are not something new. While they have developed an almost religious-like temperament in the past […]
I’m working on a new book on the history of Bitcoin, its original value proposition, and Satoshi’s Vision. It will be a compilation of essays and I’ve already begun (and will continue to) publish them as they’re written.
The following is a postscript to my essay, Szabo is Not Satoshi. Many readers of my essay Szabo is Not Satoshi took the opportunity to “get me” by pointing out that nobody thinks Nick is Satoshi, that he has denied it outright and that therefore my essay was pointless. Although I noted in the […]