El Salvador

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$BTC ≈ $USD, now it is reality

11 Jun 2021 2 minute read 10 comments MikeZillo

How can we not talk about the front page news of all the newspapers? El Salvador has made Bitcoin legal tender. Obviously, it has not supplanted the Dollar, but has flanked it. By all means, even if it has "only" flanked it it is still a decision tha...

Bitcoin And El Salvador: Gordon's Perspective On The Arguments Of Decentralization

13 Jun 2021 8 minute read 16 comments BitcoinGordon

Bitcoin Maximalism... Bitcoin Maxi's... Toxic Bitcoin Maxi's... Boy oh Boy it's been a salty week in crypto. But, it's okay. Sometimes when communities dig in, express their passionate positions on ponderings of particular points (px5), we get to see...

How I discovered the Chivo wallet bug? Making public a Chivo wallet bug!!!

17 Oct 2021 3 minute read 5 comments francis105d2

One of the things that I like to do before moving my money to a new bank account or wallet is to transfer small amounts of money in and out of the service that I am testing, which is almost a rule of thumb in my case. Before moving any significant am...

Bitcoin Conference: El Salvador And A Few Angles On Countries

7 Jun 2021 10 minute read 4 comments BitcoinGordon

If you are alive, in crypto, and haven't tried the "stick your fingers in your ears and go nahnahnahnahnah" method of research on the world wide interwebz, you may have heard Jack Mallers' speech with Strike, and their initiative that led to El Savad...

Bitcoin Alliance helps El Salvador to use Bitcoin as legal tender

12 Oct 2021 2 minute read 3 comments MikeZillo

A few months ago Bukele, the governor of El Salvador announced his willingness to use Bitcoin as a legal tender, alongside the dollar. September 7, 2021, will be remembered as the pivotal date for Bitcoin, as it has become, de facto, a legal currency...

The Weekly Summary - Cryptocurrency Edition [Issue 51.0]

18 Sep 2021 3 minute read 16 comments tvlachak

Issue 51.0 / September 18, 2021 What you're about to read are my latest learnings about cryptocurrency and blockchain. Cryptocurrency Crypto adoption is being led by Asian and Central American countries according to a recent metrics report. Here's so...

What Are People Actually Using Lightning Network For?

2 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments davidgyoung

In a follow up to our recent look inside the Lightning Network, let's take a look at what people are actually doing with the Layer 2 protocol.  Again, we draw on the excellent work from Arcane Research: As noted above, the highest growth rates in th...

IMF Strenuously Asks El Salvador To Stop Making Wise Decisions

26 Jan 2022 3 minute read 14 comments BitcoinGordon

The real headline should read: "IMF Publicly Admonishes El Salvador For Making Bitcoin Legal Tender". For those who don't know, the International Monetary Fund is one of the stronger banker-crook arms of the United Nations. It is essentially an inter...

It All Started With A Beach Called Bitcoin

12 Apr 2022 7 minute read 12 comments Bragato18

It was 1964. Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello were introducing Bikini Beach and the new surfing lifestyle to the world. Nearly 60 years later, thanks to @JohnMannel on noise.cash, I became aware that there was a real beach called Bitcoin Beach a...

2021 - The Year That Changed Everything

31 Dec 2021 7 minute read 6 comments hifi.crypto

Want to get paid to read Publish0x articles right in your inbox? Sign up for my email newsletter. Listen to this article as a podcast. 2021 is coming to a close. While every year in the Bitcoin space has its share of surprises and massive developme...