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  • The Blocks Tell A Story

    The Blocks Tell A Story

    As I write this, we are 605 blocks away from the next Bitcoin Halving. This epoch has been tumultuous, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, economic stimulus checks, mandatory vaccinations, the Russia-Ukraine conflict, a shift in Chinese mining operations, and a record-setting Bitcoin price. Through it all, Bitcoin has continued to operate as designed. In my…

  • Soulbound

    Soulbound

    An unseen battle of cosmic proportions, the very essence of our being is at stake. The forces of darkness, led by the ruling elite, are seducing us with earthly riches, alluring us into relinquishing something far more precious than materialism—our soul. These dark agents work to oppress and enslave, hoping to weaken our spirits and…

  • The Horses In The Stables

    The Horses In The Stables

    After 3 years at Bitcoin Magazine I still struggle in articulating how dollars are created and “Why is it so difficult to understand?”. It is designed complex precisely so you won’t be able to understand it. It is a boring topic, something you couldn’t possible be interested in, and so complex that only economists can…

  • The Long Boys

    The Long Boys

    No one is longer than miners. The Great Mining Ban in China, the Exodus of Hashrate to North America, Next Generation ASICs, Liquid + Immersion Tech, Pub Co.’s leveraged expansion… this is remarkable. As a small scale miner, you don’t have a lot of things in your control. Really the only thing you can secure…

  • To Dust You Shall Return

    To Dust You Shall Return

    Consider a doomsday scenario. You spend the past couple years diligently dollar cost averaging and withdrawing to your wallet. You have a ton of small UTXO’s and bitcoin transaction fees rise so much that your bitcoin turns into dust. You’re now unable to spend your bitcoin. For some bitcoin users, this is not a doomsday…

  • Pricing Out Inscriptions

    Pricing Out Inscriptions

    The battle for the future of Bitcoin is raging in real time on twitter as we are on the cusp of global economic contraction, thanks to 50+ years of the USD fiat regime, and are eagerly waiting for the approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF by the SEC. Yet, in the trenches on Twitter, the…

  • Brian’s Big Bags

    Brian’s Big Bags

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    What is the dollar amount where the Banking Cartel starts asking tough questions like “Who’s holding the bag?” and ” Who’s holding our coins?” As we are near the approval of the ETF, I can’t help but wonder to myself “Who’s carrying the bags?”. And while everyone on Twitter seems to be ETF experts and…

  • Then They Fight You

    Then They Fight You

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    All great revolutions encounter resistance as social change moves its way through the people. This can happen gradually then suddenly, but resistance will be there. People do not easily change their world views. We (Americans) are about to experience the next chapter in the great monetary war, by way of a Bitcoin ETF approval. This…

  • 70602

    70602

    Freedom technology is freedom technology. It is free and open source. It is freely distributed. It is free for all to access, use, and remix. Freedom is inevitable. Unfortunately, our world is ruled by evil men who want to enslave us and prevent us from our God given sovereignty. Thankfully there are rebels out there,…

  • Hash Recon

    Hash Recon

    This article was originally published in The Primary Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. We’re less than 30,000 blocks out from the halvening and the table stakes couldn’t be higher. For many Bitcoin mining operators, this will make or break the bets they’ve made during this bitcoin epoch. Did I grow too fast? Can I handle a catastrophic drop…

  • Trump, Tucker, and Bitcoin: A Winning Ticket for America

    Trump, Tucker, and Bitcoin: A Winning Ticket for America

    Trump and Tucker might not explicitly support Bitcoin, but their political views align very much with that of many Bitcoiners. If you want to trigger the establishment right and left in American politics, mention these two names together and see what happens: Donald Trump & Tucker Carlson. Now run the mental model of a Trump-Tucker…

  • The Pursuit Of Satsflow

    The Pursuit Of Satsflow

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    This article was originally published in The Withdrawal Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. This article is written as of block height 789,088, using a BTC price of $30,000, and $0.065 kWh for the modeling. The number one question everyone inevitably asks themselves is: How could I possibly outperform bitcoin? You will not find a single answer,…

  • The Complex Dynamics of Bitcoin Hash Rate and Price: A Historical Perspective

    The Complex Dynamics of Bitcoin Hash Rate and Price: A Historical Perspective

    Introduction Bitcoin has recently experienced a surge in its hash rate, reaching a new all-time high (ATH) with an astonishing 500% increase since 2021. Interestingly, the price of Bitcoin remains down by 50%, challenging the conventional belief that the price follows the hash rate. This essay aims to explore the intricate relationship between hash rate…

  • Demystifying Hashprice

    Demystifying Hashprice

    This article was originally published in The Gatekeepers Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. “There’s things you know, and there’s things you don’t know, and there’s things you know you don’t know, and there’s things you don’t know you don’t know” – Socrates The most important bitcoin metric you don’t know or understand is hashprice and today…

  • Building Blocks

    Building Blocks

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    This article was originally published in The Broke Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. Welcome to Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer electronic cash system that prevents double-spending with a decentralized network where new coins are made from proof-of-work without a centralized mint or trusted third parties. This guide helps you discover how miners build blocks for the Bitcoin blockchain,…

  • Geocooled Mining

    Geocooled Mining

    As Bitcoin mining continues to flourish in the US, miners will continue to seek out and utilize cheap or stranded energy. Many miners have found opportunities in West Texas, but the harsh environment brings many challenges, namely how to deal with the heat of the harsh landscape. Up to this point, miners have found clever…

  • Fellow Frogs

    Fellow Frogs

    This post was originally published on Citadel21 in Vol.21 Fellow Frogs, As we continue our march towards freedom and encounter “the next great thing”, a crisis looms — the Federal Reserve system is crumbling around us. It is imperative to remain steadfast in our ways and stay true to what we hold dear: truth. We…

  • The Firmware Triangle

    The Firmware Triangle

    2022 was a great year of humbling for bitcoin miners of all sizes. We saw industrial-scale miners go belly up and get bailed out, while (we) small-scale miners stood in the trenches seeking efficiency wherever it could be found, even if that meant radically reducing hashrate. This short article shows a small window in market…

  • Moving The Needle On Hashprice

    Moving The Needle On Hashprice

    Since no one is making money mining right now (speaking for myself) let’s run some numbers. Hash Price is all the rage right now (in a masochistic way) so what change in BTCUSD is needed to move the needle? First definitions: TH: terahash, the hashing unit on modern asics Network Hashrate: I am using 24hour…

  • Hashing The High

    Hashing The High

    This article was originally published in The Orange Party Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. “Hashing the High” offered a fascinating glimpse into Bitcoin’s hashrate during its peak in 2022. The infographic aimed to visualize the hashrate by measuring the energy consumption of the entire network if it relied solely on Bitmain Antminer S19j Pro 100T ASICs.…

  • Stack Sats, Not Hash… For Now

    Stack Sats, Not Hash… For Now

    Over the past couple of weeks, several friends have asked me about buying an ASIC. They have been casually watching the markets and are seeing the price of machines begin to fall. Typically, ASIC prices lag behind BTC price adjustments by 3-4 weeks, especially when the price falls. When prices rise, ASIC distributors are much…

  • Lightning Network and Email Newsletters

    Lightning Network and Email Newsletters

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    Bitcoin is disrupting everything… if you think email marketing won’t be disrupted then you can GTFO. Time for some #reckless thoughts. Traditional email marketing has a couple different key metrics. Open rate, click rate, lead gen, subscribe rate, unsubscribe rate, are some of the most important. Influencers, brands, or anyone managing a big list are…

  • The Bitcoin Diaspora, a Confederation of Tribes

    The Bitcoin Diaspora, a Confederation of Tribes

    Introduction “There is no Bitcoin community” – Everyone This is the battle cry of true-believers and deniers alike. There is no CEO, PR, or speaker for Bitcoin. Bitcoin is decentralized, so there is none of that. So why do people get triggered so easily when people utter the phrase “Bitcoin community”? Surely there is something,…

  • Bitcoin Layers

    Bitcoin Layers

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    The past few weeks there have been several good threads about Bitcoin’s scaling layers. Two camps have emerged as they try to define the stack. While this has no real implications and the market will ultimately decide on the best way to define layers, I wanted to put a post together to show the two…