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World Ethical Data Forum 2018 • September 19-20, 2018

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Positive Bitcoin Use Case Otherwise Not Possible

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Tech

Positive Bitcoin Use Case Otherwise Not Possible

BTCManager has been following Mathbot for a while now, and we are reposting this Medium entry by Anders Kargaard to raise awareness of Mathbot, which is using bitcoin in a unique way to promote education. We are used to hearing stories about established men from the legacy system telling us how terrible Bitcoin is for the world. The only thing…

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One Step Ahead: How Super Nodes Will Transform Blockchain Data Security

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

One Step Ahead: How Super Nodes Will Transform Blockchain Data Security

In this guest post, Rob Viglione, Co-founder of ZenCash, explains the concept of super nodes and how they can be beneficial to a blockchain network. In a 1951 interview, notorious American bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks. His response: “Because that’s where the money is.” It’s been nearly 70 years since Sutton spoke these words, but…

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The Impact of ICOs on the U.S. Technology Job Market

Category: Business, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

The Impact of ICOs on the U.S. Technology Job Market

In this guest post, Education Ecosystem‘s Simon Kariuki examines the effect of the emerging ICO market on employment trends in the U.S. tech sector. In 2017, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in the U.S. alone raised an incredible $4 billion through the sale of digital tokens. New cloud storage provider, Storj, raised $20 million in six hours, then went on to…

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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Addresses Bottlenecks around Block Size Limits and Enables Smart-Contract Scripting

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Addresses Bottlenecks around Block Size Limits and Enables Smart-Contract Scripting

Alejandro de la Torre, VP of Business Operations at BTC.com, the leading digital platform for cryptocurrency users, miners and developers explains the recent Bitcoin Cash hard fork in this guest post. You can follow him on Twitter: @bitentrepreneur. It was another hard fork day on May 15! Bitcoin Cash is creating a new blockchain with 32MB block size limits and…

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Hammering Home ASIC Resistance: Thoughts on the Monero Hard Fork

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News

Hammering Home ASIC Resistance: Thoughts on the Monero Hard Fork

In this guest post, Ben Rodriguez and ‘thatmanontheright’ from the Vertcoin team outline their views on the Monero hard fork and the importance of ASIC resistance. Recently, there has been a lot of attention on ASICs and ASIC resistance. With the advent of ASICs for the Ethereum network, some coins pledged to be ASIC resistant through and through. Bitmain is…

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Why Spending Bitcoin is a Good Idea (Especially if You Think They’ll Become Worth More in the Future)

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

Why Spending Bitcoin is a Good Idea (Especially if You Think They’ll Become Worth More in the Future)

Patrick van der Meijde is one of the founders of Arnhem Bitcoin City and BitKassa. In this guest post, Patrick outlines why spending bitcoin is actually a good idea. “I don’t want to spend my bitcoins, because I believe they’ll become worth more in the future.” This may sound logical for a lot of bitcoin hodlers, but as one of…

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The Importance of Governance: Analyzing the Aftermath of the Monero Hard Fork

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Commentary, News

The Importance of Governance: Analyzing the Aftermath of the Monero Hard Fork

In this Guest Post, Noah Pierau from Decred outlines his views on the aftermath of the Monero hard fork. Every now and then, the ASIC debate stirs up the blockchain community. The most recent stir was caused by the scheduled Monero hard fork. While the ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) debate is certainly interesting, the aftermath of the hard fork also…

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