Category: Opinion

Bitcoin is Not (Just) for Rich People

Overview At a recent event at Duquesne University, a student asked me to explain what Bitcoin is. And as an addendum to her question, she stated that her impression is that Bitcoin is only for rich people… As an educator in the space and a strong believer in the power of cryptocurrencies to change the

Don’t Just Hodl, Spedn! – Cool Ways to Use Your Cryptocurrency

Overview The “hodl” meme in the cryptocurrency world has gotten out of hand. With dreams of lambos abound, it seems everyone is just sitting around with fat crypto wallets waiting for the next big jump in price. Now, there is absolutely nothing wrong with savings. I wouldn’t tell you to spend all your fiat either,

Bitcoin as “Digital Gold” is Bad for Crypto Adoption

“Digital Gold” vs. “Digital Cash” The core Bitcoin network has a scaling problem, and has had this problem for a while now. As more and more transactions try to fit in Bitcoin’s 1MB blocks (once every 10 minutes), network fees have skyrocketed to $5-10 dollars, and that’s even a little low if you want your