Proof of Work

Proof of Work

Welcome to my proof of work book club! Since it’s a bear market right now, I thought it practical to go back and read some books written from previous cycles. I was curious how well they aged and how they would tell an interesting story without seeming irrational due to the volatile nature of cryptocurrency. I’ve found that most reviews seem to be done by no coiners, or folks with very limited crypto exposure. Thus, I think a lot of reviews are misleading or just plain lame. Ill also post about BTC here.


The Bitcoin Standard

1 Oct 2022 2 minute read 2 comments 8bitb4rt

There is a glaring lack of bitcoin and blockchain literature in my opinion. The bear market seems a great time to devour any books on blockchain and get some insight from previous cycles. I read The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous and here is my...

BTC as a way to tell time.

28 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments 8bitb4rt

I'm an IT guy who sometimes run wires for new installments. Most of my work happens in telecommunication closets. Sometimes no one will visit these closets for years after I finish. Every time I complete a job I leave a special note for the next guy....

Bitcoin is unintentionally deflationary

28 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments 8bitb4rt

Bitcoin is unintentionally deflationary. According to some estimates, about 4 million bitcoin is lost forever and the current circulating supply is at 19,128,000 ish. This means about 20% of all BTC is in permanent HODL mode and will never be sold. I...

Digital Gold :Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money

26 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments 8bitb4rt

Welcome to my proof of work book club! Since it’s a bear market right now. I thought it practical to go back and read some books written from previous cycles.  First things first, get a library card! Nearly all these books are available at my library...