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 tpsĀ 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 →

There are plenty of new cryptocurrencies about to launch ICOs. Despite Chinese government have banned ICOs, now they have moved somewhere else, Singapore for example. This trend still exists today. And it may be hard for someone to get through their whitepapers, technical details, timeline, future plans, and business modelsRead More →

From: tcmay@netcom.com (Timothy C. May) Subject: The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto Date: Sun, 22 Nov 92 12:11:24 PST Cypherpunks of the World, Several of you at the “physical Cypherpunks” gathering yesterday in Silicon Valley requested that more of the material passed out in meetings be available electronically to the entire readershipRead More →

If you want to know more about the crazy things about bitcoin in a short period of time, then this infographic is for you. It is taken from bitcoinplay.net. Republished with permission from the owner. Warning: large image detected.Read More →

The November rally is not slowing down. The price of Bitcoin increased $1000 only in a week and almost double its value compared to last month’s highest price. In fact, the Korean market has embraced this new record that Bitcoin is already traded at $10,000 per piece. Alicia Cameron andRead More →

An audience asked me this question during my session in IDSECCONF 2017. Knowing how good blockchain is, why was it first implemented in finance area (which is Bitcoin, a revolutionary e-cash system)? This is a very good question, and honestly, I do not have the exact answer. Satoshi Nakamoto wasRead More →

Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency we have ever known. We learn how Satoshi Nakamoto implemented his (or her or their, but for convenience let’s use male personification, not that I am a sexist) vision towards an anonymous payment system. The idea of the anonymous e-cash has been around since 1970’sRead More →