Category: History

Fiat Currency

The Problems with Fiat Currency

Even many of cryptocurrency’s harshest critics acknowledge that there are serious problems with fiat currencies. Strangely, enough the most outspoken critic of...

/ February 9, 2018 / 3 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...

/ January 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
History of Cypherpunks

A History of Cryptography and the Rise of the CypherPunks

Cryptocurrency came into existence because of a very strange set of circumstances. The technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency; public-key cryptography, was...

/ January 17, 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...

/ 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...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum vs. Ethereum Classic

Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum vs. Ethereum Classic: What’s The Difference?

There has been a titanic explosion of new investors, and thus new money, into the cryptocurrency space over the past few days...

/ December 8, 2017 / 2 Comments
Bitcoin Hard Fork

Bitcoin Hard Forks Bitcoin Gold & Segwit2x: What You Need to Know

On 25 October2017 a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Gold split off from the Bitcoin blockchain. In mid-November, another new coin is expected...

/ October 28, 2017 / 8 Comments
The History of Silk Road

The History of Silk Road: A Tale of Drugs, Extortion & Bitcoin

Silk Road was a marketplace like no other.  Described as the internet’s Wild West and the eBay of vice, it was a...

/ October 11, 2017 / 4 Comments