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Editorial 23 June 2022

Bitcoin mining economics: Past, present and future

Bitcoin was designed to be a self-correcting, self-regulating, antifragile network where any imbalance in planning or execution would be punished by the network’s own economics.

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Editorial 23 June 2022

Medium-term market predictions

CoinGeek's Patrick Thompson looks at how the speculative era is inching to an end following the recent events in Bitcoin that have had a domino effect on the broader digital assets market.

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Editorial 22 June 2022

If you don’t know the source of yield, you’re the yield

Several “crypto hedge funds” have been rumored to be insolvent as they were exposed to digital currency prices via leverage, and somewhat linked to other companies that all have issues simply because the prices fell.

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Editorial 21 June 2022

STAS protocol — Clearing up the air

STAS is the first generic token protocol to address all token use cases, given its reliance on native bitcoin script for token transfer conditions and satoshis themselves to keep the balances.

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange
Editorial 21 June 2022

Are you a Krakhead? A Kraken manifesto parody

CoinGeek has obtained a document that purports to be an early draft of the ‘Kraken Culture Explained’ manifesto that the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken released last week. CoinGeek makes no claims regarding the veracity of the following text.

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Editorial 21 June 2022

The role of the researcher

The development of a scholarly identity is crucial. It is through that development that the nascent researcher can improve upon existing research and contribute to the academic community.

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Editorial 20 June 2022

The Genesis block and a ‘set-in-stone’ protocol

The world will soon thank Satoshi Nakamoto for not only inventing Bitcoin, but also for not giving up when almost the whole world went against him and against the truth about Bitcoin.

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Editorial 15 June 2022

Why is SPV so misunderstood?

Much discussion has been had about section 8 of the Bitcoin white paper, particularly within the BSV space yet there is still clearly a gap between what Satoshi was thinking and what the typical user understands.

Women in Fintech Concept
Editorial 15 June 2022

Women in fintech: Brought in, but not brought up

CoinGeek’s Nidhi Arora explores the current, emerging, and changing dynamics of gender disparity in the FinTech industry, its reasons, and numbers explaining and validating her observations.

Bitcoin,cryptocurrency
Editorial 14 June 2022

One blockchain as the base layer of IoV

People get nervous hearing "one blockchain rules it all," but it is a principle of cybernetics that a complex system needs unity at the base purpose level to support variety at application levels.

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