Op-ed

MrBitcoin February 22, 2020

The Chinese automobile industry is in freefall as the country deals with the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Tesla depends on China to fulfill the optimistic guidance provided by Elon Musk. Tesla probably won’t be able to meet its forecasts because of China-related headwinds. Car sales in China dropped by 92% in the first […]

MrBitcoin February 15, 2020

Nintendo Switch lounges will be opening at select U.S. airports. The lounges will feature games such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. What’s the point of playing games at these lounges? Nintendo Switch is going to start showing up in airports. The gaming company is introducing “On The […]

MrBitcoin February 14, 2020

Bitcoin has consolidated above $10,000 this week. This is a pretty decent amount for one coin, so you might wonder how many people hold at least 1 BTC. Only About 2% of Addresses Hold 1 Bitcoin or More We’ll begin by checking the distribution of Bitcoin by addresses as presented by BitInfoCharts. As you can […]

MrBitcoin February 11, 2020

Recent leaks could derail Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign. He expresses support for racial profiling and stop-and-frisk; many voters believe these policies are racist. Are the Democrats handing Trump a 2020 victory? Democratic presidential candidates need to court African Americans to win the party’s nomination. A new audio leak of an allegedly-racist speech from 2015 will […]

MrBitcoin January 13, 2020

Continuing our series on how to learn about Bitcoin and its more technical aspects, in this article, we will focus on presenting at conferences and meetups as a means to this end. On the Ladybug podcast, Ali Spittel coined the term “conference-driven development.” Aspiring Bitcoin savants can pursue this sort of development by taking on […]

MrBitcoin January 10, 2020

Bitcoin is a movement founded on individual monetary sovereignty, transparency and peer-to-peer auditability enabled by a breakthrough in technology. It launched at a time when trust in the world’s financial institutions was at an all-time low and struck a chord. Bitcoin’s success has led to profits, which has, in turn, led to complacency. Today, people […]

MrBitcoin December 27, 2019

It’s that time of year again! When you can’t decide whether to get a pumpkin spice or eggnog-flavored latte, and your local mall reeks of cinnamon, pine needles and dirty fiat money. The HODLdays are a time for friends, family and gift-giving, but as good Bitcoiners, we already know that the best gift of all […]