• Reddit blockchain developers help
    Commentary,  Ethereum

    Reddit asks blockchain developers for help—but is it too big an ask?

    The social network wants to hear from scaling projects for its crypto Community Points project that are cheap, fast, and able to handle 400 million-plus users. Oh, and there’s no prize for the successful developers

    Reddit began experimenting with a crypto-based points system to much fanfare in April. But now, as the social network has realized that there’s a major stumbling block if it wants to roll the feature out to all 430 million of its monthly users: Ethereum has scalability issues.

  • Bitcoin Pizza Day
    Bitcoin,  Commentary

    Bitcoin Pizza Day: 10 years on, $91M pies

    A booming bitcoin and the adoption of blockchain technology by multinational corporations, leading financial institutions, and even governments shows how far Satoshi Nakamoto’s dream has come

    It’s Friday, May 22, 2020, and two pizza pies cost $45.90 at Stromboli's, across from my apartment in New York City. But 10 years ago, in Florida, two pies from Papa John’s cost Laszlo Hanyecz about $41—or 10,000 bitcoins, which is how he paid. And how Bitcoin Pizza Day was born.

  • Rowling don't understand Bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Opinion

    The sad, exasperating tale of ‘J.K. Rowling and the Sorcerer’s Coin’

    When one of the world’s richest women asked her 14.6 million followers about Bitcoin, members of the crypto community had a great opportunity. They blew it

    Late on Friday night, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling tweeted: “I don’t understand Bitcoin. Please explain it to me.” It was an opportunity for the crypto community to offer a clear, direct explanation of why Bitcoin exists, why it’s worth so much, and how it differs from dollars and dimes. Crypto Twitter blew it.

  • Craig Wright word worthless
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Opinion,  People

    EXCLUSIVE: The Case Against Craig Wright, Part II (2012 to present)

    A #Faketoshi hobbyist walks us through more of the details behind accusations that Craig Wright lied and forged proofs that he is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

    The vast majority of the cryptocurrency community thinks Craig Wright is lying when he claims to have invented Bitcoin. This includes luminaries like Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin, Binance exchange CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, and many others who have reacted with rage to the Australian’s claims. That said, when people call Wright a liar, they generally refer to loads of proof without going into detail. So, we decided to dive into what proved to be a very deep pool.

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