Latest posts from the member blogs of the Free Capitalist Network. See the Blog Directory
- Environmentalists have recently become concerned about the impact Bitcoin mining has on global warming. Headlines such as "Bitcoin Will Burn the Planet Down. The Question: How Fast?" and "Bitcoin Mining Alone Could Raise Global Temperatures Above Critical Limit By 2033" suggest that Bitcoin is an unfolding environmental disaster.
However, those panicking about crypto make three fundamental ...more
In 2013, I designed and built a cryptocurrency exchange for the China market. The basic concept & architecture only took a few days, but the full implementation required several years. I shared the basic architecture in 2013, and with the recent spike in interest in Bitcoin and Ethereum, I thought I would share additional ...more
Happy birthday to Bitcoin! 10 years ago, Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper for "a Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System" which would "allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution." Just a few short months later, the Bitcoin network launched on 3 January 2009. ...more
I encourage people to develop a "side hustle," but they are not suitable for everyone, and many people get hustles that do more harm than good.
The proper function of a side hustle is not to earn a few extra dollars -- it's to grow your value proposition and train for a life of financial independence ...more
Does that big red message look familiar? If your non-profit received a Google Ads Grant (if not, apply here), you may have noticed a major change in Google Ad Grants policy in 2018. Here is a summary of the new rules from Google, and here is a more comprehensive writeup. (Note: Neither list is perfectly ...more
When you have an important business meeting coming up, you put it on your calendar, right?
Why? Because putting things on your calendar prevents double-booked or forgotten plans.
What about your family? Are commitments made to your partner or kids less important than to your coworkers?
What about your commitments to yourself - your health, your education, your ...more
- Purchasing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on your own comes with risk. Here are the five most common cryptocurrency scams reported by customers of Bitcoin Wallet Recovery Services:
1: Fake mining contracts: "mining contracts" which offer fantastic payouts, such as doubling your money in 10 hours (see screenshot below). After sending the "mining company" Bitcoin, they either disappear or ask ...more
- Jeffrey Tucker discusses the latest market moves in ...more
- Jeffrey Tucker accepted a title of Research Affiliate for the RMIT University Blockchain Innovation Hub in Melbourne, Australia.
RMIT University is known for applied leading-edge research that engages with business and technology. They are an interdisciplinary team of researchers in economics, political-economy, organizational theory, law, sociology, politics and communications. They work on cryptoeconomics, business strategy and adaptation to blockchain technologies, ...more