Saying that a Bitcoin standard would "break the internet" is like saying that under a modern gold standard all car & plane traffic would grind to a halt because of how much gold would need to be transported to settle billions of transactions. https://t.co/oVQVQJO1zw
NEW: Taproot, a privacy and scalability upgrade that could turn out to be one of bitcoin's largest to date, has passed a couple of milestones that were little noticed outside technical circles.
Report by @AlyssaHertighttps://t.co/u1EAXTsQmt
The Schnorr/Taproot proposal is now published as BIPs 340, 341, and 342; see https://t.co/33uiulO8RA
Note that the assignment of BIP numbers is not any kind of stamp of approval; it just means the process was followed (which includes some amount of public discussion).
Two @LinkedIn posts that I published today 1 minute apart.
Prior to creating a business account on LinkedIn, my posts would receive thousands of views.
Note the quality of the 1st post is truly 100x the other - a free @TheBlock__ report we could charge tons for. https://t.co/kaV5uR7qoO
My father, Jacques Voorhees, today published his Crichton-esque novel, Chrysalis. He's an entrepreneur and was of course an inspiration to me growing up. He wrote this book intermittently throughout my childhood, and finally today it launches to the world! https://t.co/GLAPIjzN7ehttps://t.co/p4Bglh8CHx
"Over time the value of a house will always rise."
This axiom basically caused the bubble that led to the 2008 financial crisis.
Please bear that in mind while building new specialized #DeFi products that are designed to leverage crypto as collateral. https://t.co/g2D5VH0I86
Fun fact: When I was 17 years old, I spent 6 weeks in China filming a documentary about poverty and globalism, and then I spent a few weeks on water pollution and delivered a speech about it at Beijing high school! Now that is a real problem.
Here it is: https://t.co/5gS4KTI1b9
Although Year in Ethereum is long, it is nowhere close to exhaustive.
Here's another _non-exhaustive_ list of things that @0xstark and I either missed (yes, it happens 🤭), didn't quite make the cut, or just didn't quite fit.
Ethereum’s Price Could About To Plunge, Fast: Here’s Why
Bitcoin, Ethereum, and effectively all other digital assets have absolutely exploded after bottoming in mid-December of last year, just as they did in 2018. Since falling as low as $120 in December, ETH has surged as high as $175, rallying as the leading cryptocurrency BTC has pressed higher on the expectations of the upcoming halving.…
Paypal Pullout Prompts Pornhub to Add Tether as Payment Option for Its Adult Models
The porn industry is seen by many as a perfect fit for widespread cryptocurrency usage as it suffers from financial censorship far more than most businesses. When Paypal stopped servicing…