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Sirwin
Me and Bitcoin
Me and Bitcoin

Me and Bitcoin

This blog focuses exclusively on Bitcoin, covering various aspects related to the cryptocurrency. It explores Bitcoin's history, its economic principles, and its potential implications in the financial world. The blog also delves into the potential impact of Bitcoin adoption on economics, politics, and society as a whole.


Inflation in Argentina: Battling Soaring Prices in the Land of Peso

18 May 2023 2 minute read 6 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

In an attempt to address the skyrocketing inflation, the Central Bank of Argentina increased its key interest rate by six percentage points to 97% at the beginning of the week. The country is facing a unique challenge, as the annual inflation ra...

Stablesats: The Steady Bridge Between Bitcoin and Stability

18 May 2023 4 minute read 2 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

Stablesats is a groundbreaking digital currency project that aims to address one of the major challenges in the cryptocurrency world: volatility. While cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have gained popularity for their potential to revolutionize finance,...

DO NOT UPDATE YOUR LEDGER - Potential Backdoor

17 May 2023 6 minute read 4 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

The latest Ledger update (version 2.2.1) introduces a new Recovery feature. With this feature, you can divide your keys into shards and distribute them online among different custodians for future recovery purposes. I'd like to reread the last senten...

Millionaire Addresses: Bitcoin Reaches One Million Wallets Holding 1 BTC or More

16 May 2023 3 minute read 9 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

In a significant milestone for Bitcoin, the number of wallet addresses holding one whole BTC or more has recently exceeded one million. This achievement, recorded on May 13, has been confirmed by data provided by Glassnode, a prominent on-chain ana...

The Future of BRC-20 Tokens: A Critical Perspective

15 May 2023 5 minute read 8 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

  Enter the world of Bitcoin, where a new frenzy has taken hold - BRC-20 tokens. Touted by their proponents as the Bitcoin equivalent of Ethereum's ERC-20 tokens, these tokens burst onto the scene in March 2023. Boasting fungibility (thus excluding N...

The Rising Stars: Unraveling the Astronomical Bitcoin Fees Phenomenon

14 May 2023 4 minute read 15 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

In recent days, Bitcoin transaction fees have skyrocketed, reaching astronomical levels. However, the reason behind these exorbitant fees does not stem from the lack of scaling for standard transactions. Instead, it can be attributed to a new phenome...

Postponing Home Purchase and Embracing the Bitcoin Halving

13 May 2023 3 minute read 0 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

In a world of economic uncertainties and eroding purchasing power, one of my dear friends, Emily, has made a remarkable decision. Faced with rising costs and diminishing value of the Euro (EUR), Emily has opted to postpone her long-awaited home purch...

Dear Elizabeth Warren - A Must Watch Bitcoin Documentary

12 May 2023 2 minute read 6 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

Having recently watched this exceptional video created by Peter McCormack, I find myself in agreement with his assessment regarding Senator Warren's stance on Bitcoin. It appears that Senator Warren is either heavily misinformed about the intricacies...

Lightning Strikes: My Top 3 Bitcoin Wallet Recommendations for Lightning Network

11 May 2023 4 minute read 2 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

The increasing demand for the Lightning Network can be attributed to the high fees experienced on the main Bitcoin layer. As users seek more cost-effective transaction options, the Lightning Network has emerged as a popular solution. How can I be cer...

Wallet of Satoshi just introduced a Point of Sale Feature

10 May 2023 1 minute read 0 comments ⚡ Daniela ⚡

  Wallet of Satoshi, a renowned Bitcoin Lightning wallet, has recently introduced an exciting new feature—a point-of-sale (POS) system. This development aims to further enhance the functionality of the wallet, allowing users to conveniently accept Bi...