All posts by Jose Alvarez

I was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and was raised in South Florida. I double majored in History and International Relations, and spent a year studying abroad in Germany. I am currently a graduate student at the University of Florida.My interests include games, politics, and cryptocurrencies. I'm a die hard Miami sports fan.


Charlie Shrem Profile

Crypto Profiles: Charlie Shrem, Bitcoin’s first Felon & Multi-Millionaire

Today, Charlie Shrem’s life could be described as balanced. A married man who plans to have children soon, Shrem spends his time reorganizing his portfolio to reduce risk and plan...

/ April 3, 2018 / 0 Comments
John McAfee Profile

Crypto Profiles: John McAfee, Not an Ordinary Life

John McAfee is a British-American computer programmer, businessman, and cryptocurrency enthusiast. Described by many as paranoid and eccentric, McAfee has lived a life fit for a Hollywood blockbuster. Highlighted by...

/ March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Roger Ver Profile

Crypto Profiles: Roger Ver “Bitcoin Jesus”

For those acclimated to the world of cryptocurrencies, Roger Ver is a name that can conjure up many images. Some think positively of his strong advocacy efforts for Bitcoin; others...

/ March 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin & Libertarianism

Bitcoin & Libertarianism – A Dream Combination ?

Libertarianism, in the most general sense, is “...a political philosophy that affirms the rights of individuals to liberty, to acquire, keep, and exchange their holdings, and considers the protection of...

/ January 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
Winklevoss Twins Profile

Crypto Profiles: The Winklevoss Twins, Gemini Exchange Founders

Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, universally known and referred to as the Winklevoss Twins, have taken an unusual road towards achieving their fame. Few can include on their resumes that...

/ January 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vitalik Buterin Profile

Crypto Profiles: Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum

Journalist. Publisher, Scholar. Digital currency creator. These are some of the many labels that can be applied to Ethereum’s designer and lead researcher, Vitalik Buterin. A multifaceted individual, he has...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? We Look at The Possible Candidates

Bitcoin was conceived as a communal project. Designed as an open-source software and released to the public in 2009, Bitcoin was conceived with openness in mind. Functioning on an open...

/ January 5, 2018 / 5 Comments