Cryptocurrency is nowadays a very popular word. Almost every day, media outlets talk about various topics around cryptocurrency. One of the most popular topics in cryptocurrency is how volatile the price is. The volatility becomes a problem when a cryptocurrency is deemed as a real currency, where people can buyRead 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 →

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 →