What defines a cryptocurrency? If you look at the list provided by Coinmarketcap, you will see more than a thousand cryptocurrencies (some of them are alleged scams, beware). Almost all of them are open systems where anyone can jump in or jump out whenever they want, except Ripple (and maybeRead More →

So you might have already realized that the volume of cryptocurrency transactions are nowhere near any established payment gateways such as Visa where they claim to process 4,000 transactions per second (tps) and 56,000 tps during peak time. A comparison between several cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (3-4 tps) and Ethereum (20Read More →

Bitcoin was closely related to politics. At least in one of my books, I described how Bitcoin is very related to politics. In fact, I have posted the whole crypto anarchist manifesto. It is a manifesto back then in 1992. It was the early years when Internet has started toRead More →