Hello everyone and welcome to CryptoEdge. This blog is a vehicle to explain and discuss the interesting, exciting and problematic changes spearheaded by cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies, and the technology that underpins them, are revolutionising our economy and society; from banking and finance to art and entertainment and so much more. The potential for change and disruption is enormous and the journey is only just beginning.

Why has the price of crypto dropped since Christmas?

14 Jan 2022 1 minute read 2 comments CryptoEdge

  A perfectly reasonable question. Talking heads on Youtube were predicting massive price increases at the end of 2021. If not December of that year then January of this seemed like an excellent bet.   So far that has not been the case. Bitcoin was 6...

Is Bitcoin digital gold?

3 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoEdge

Bitcoin is not just a potential new medium of exchange like fiat money - the money we use day in day out. It also acts like a store of value. A store of value is an asset, commodity, or currency that maintains, or even increases over time. Popular st...

Is bitcoin the future of money?

28 Dec 2021 2 minute read 2 comments CryptoEdge

  In some ways our own money is an illusion. It has value only because we believe it has value. What if we stopped believing in it?   We can hold it but what gives money value is our belief in it. It all sounds very dystopian but many people are losi...

Are fiats worth the money?

20 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoEdge

Before we can understand the value of crypto we have to understand our own money - the money that you have in your bank account or your back pocket, that’s fiat money.   Cryptos like bitcoin have value because our own currency is becoming devalued. A...