Newbie to Bitcoin. Makes sense from a gaming perspective.
I've played older MMOs where unique items served as alternative currency to the standard currency in game.
Phantasy Star Online: Photon Drops vs. Meseta
Even from that basic perspective, alternative forms of currency make sense.
Stone Ridge 2020 Shareholder Letter — 2 minute bitcoin
The 2 minute summarized first principles driven bitcoin thesis of Stone Ridge Asset Management. A tour of money, monetary history, and the 'aha moments' needed to understand Bitcoin
How Greed and Leverage Destroyed the Crypto Tulip Market
How Greed and Leverage Destroyed the Crypto Tulip Market Cryptocurrencies were supposed to offer a new, virtual alternative to the current, mundane, "corrupt" system, in which a few dozen bureaucrats in conference rooms around the world - central bankers - manipulate the most important commodity of all - interest rates - the price of money.
The Truth About Bitcoin. Everything you need to build your truth about Bitcoin and stop trusting others without verifying.
Everything you need to build your truth about Bitcoin and stop trusting others without verifying.
Does Ordinals launching NFTs on Bitcoin a few days ago help or hurt Bitcoin? Pro: More fees for miners to continue funding network security into the future. Hype. Con: Noise on the network and Bitcoins narrative takes a hit. Wdyt?
The longstanding compromise on transaction sizes, how Taproot accidentally blew it up, and the nascent NFT protocol emerging in its wake