RGB Magic: Client-Side Contracts On Bitcoin

This is an opinion editorial by Federico Tenga, a long time contributor to Bitcoin projects with experience as start-up founder, consultant and educator. Image source The term “smart contracts” predates the invention of the blockchain and Bitcoin itself. Its first mention is in a 1994 article by Nick Szabo, who defined smart contracts as a … Read more

Should Full Replace-By-Fee Be Merged Into Bitcoin Core?

Watch This Episode On YouTube Or Rumble Listen To The Episode Here: In this episode of “Bitcoin, Explained,” hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost revisit the replace-by-fee (RBF) node policy. As they mentioned in episode 65, the upcoming Bitcoin Core release — Bitcoin Core 24.0 — includes the option to switch on “full RBF,” … Read more

Bitcoin Is Protection From Time Theft Of All Kinds

This is an opinion editorial by Dustin Lamblin, a portfolio manager and AI quantitative researcher. When people work, they trade their personal time on Earth in exchange for money. As the old adage goes, “Time is money.” When people lose control over their money, they give up their most precious resource they have in their … Read more

Data Suggests Bitcoin Holders Remain Steadfast

This is an opinion editorial by Shane Neagle, the editor-in-chief of “The Tokenist.” Macroeconomic headwinds are continuously adding to a bearish narrative across all markets, including bitcoin. As of October 2022, bitcoin is down more than 60% since the start of the year, yet bitcoin’s trading volume remains fairly consistent since July 2022. Does that … Read more

Our Relationship To Money Helps Us Understand Bitcoin

This is an opinion editorial by Mark Maraia, an entrepreneur, author of “Rainmaking Made Simple” and a Bitcoiner. “What Is Your Relationship To Money?” I’d argue that’s a more intimate question for many than “Are you happily married?” I’m sure most readers have never thought deeply about their relationship to money. Those raised with a … Read more

Regulations Will Lead To A Two-Tiered Bitcoin Society

This is an opinion editorial by Thibaud Marechal, builder of Knox bitcoin custody provider. There has been a lot of coverage around the FTX catastrophic failure, with current developments and warning signs from the past. Will this have an influence on bitcoin in the coming years? I don’t care about shitcoin casinos, as most of … Read more