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Editorial 17 January 2024

The mystery of 26.9 BTC paid to the Genesis block

The 29.6 BTC security deposit to the Genesis block had many suspect it could be from Dr. Craig Wright and was made for core developers, creating an air of peculiarity that is hard to put aside.

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Editorial 16 January 2024

The beautiful imperfections of Bitcoin

As Bitcoin evolves, it is crucial that we reflect on its initial vision—an open financial system where each participant has an equal opportunity to be a user and even to attempt to compete for blocks.

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Editorial 15 January 2024

Satoshi’s secret in the Genesis block

While the answer to the mysterious transaction in the Genesis block has yet to be revealed, the technicalities of how the block and transaction were made only cement Satoshi as the one behind them.

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Editorial 15 January 2024

The rise of consumer AI

While the world has technology experts to thank for the advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), consumers also play a crucial role in making the technology what it is now.

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Editorial 15 January 2024

Fintech and Visa vs. Mastercard

Visa and Mastercard remain the giants in the payments industry despite having different business models, but with the evolving financial landscape, will they be able to maintain this?

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Editorial 9 January 2024

A glimpse into the future of Bitcoin

2024 rings in new hurdles for Bitcoin, with a new civil war likely erupting, all while giving ample space for silver linings such as the launch of Teranode and the steady fight for Satoshi's vision.

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Editorial 4 January 2024

Innovation and disruptive change

Some perceive innovation as a threat and treat it as an enemy rather than an ally, failing to see it as a critical tool for growth and development and one that would help shape the future of mankind.

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Editorial 19 December 2023

Bitcoin 2023 Year in review

This year showed the calm before the storm: the market seems to be heating up for a 2024 bull market, the next Bitcoin halving, and the COPA v Wright trial will kick the year off early.

BTC Sandcastles and the next civil war by Kurt Wuckert Jr.
Editorial 12 December 2023

BTC sandcastles and the next civil war

The changes in Bitcoin's original protocol, deemed "improvements" in the BTC community, were not significant upgrades but a mere diversion of what the technology advocates for.

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Editorial 5 December 2023

Fishy mining with Ocean pool

In 2011, Dashjr started one of the first Bitcoin mining pools called "Eligius," presumably named after the patron saint of gold—this pool was later resurrected under the name "Ocean."

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Editorial 28 November 2023

What about the good stuff he did?

Changpeng Zhao wasn't the leader of a resistance, he made his fortune laundering blood money for terrorist groups and operating a shadow bank for human traffickers and cyber criminals.

Free the Data
Editorial 21 November 2023

Free the data!

Social media CEOs from tech giants like Twitter and Facebook were able to build some of the greatest wealth (and power) in the world's history by selling their users' aggregate data.

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Editorial 16 November 2023

Thoughts on the recent Satoshi Nakamoto posts on X

The X account of @satoshi has been dubbed fraud by the community hating on Dr. Craig Wright, but it cannot be denied that its tweets are rooted in Satoshi's original Bitcoin protocol.

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Editorial 15 November 2023

Bitcoin must have utility before it can become anything

BTC’s ‘consumption of energy’ has no objective foundation; it is not the consumption of energy that determines the price, but the other way around, that is, BTC price drives its energy consumption.