Guy’s Take – Bitcoin & the 7th Great Disruption of the Digital Age

Bitcoin isn’t just a token you can send and receive online, it isn’t just a digital money, its a complete inversion of the idea of money in the same way that the internet changed the nature of information.  To understand exactly why, we need to look at the previous major societal disruptions brought about by the Digital age, and we can begin to see where Bitcoin will fit into the big picture.

1) Mail & Connecting
2) Publishing & The Web
3) The Infrastructure Inversion
4) Ecommerce
5) The New Media
6) Collaboration & Crowd Sourcing
7) New Money & Permissionless Finance

Don’t miss a fun exploration through the history of the internet and the role that Bitcoin will play in establishing ground for a second chapter in the Digital Age!

Further Reading/Listening mentioned in the episode:
Szabo’s essential work, Shelling Out: The Origins of Money (no commentary)—The-Origins-of-Money-e2ndom
(with commentary)
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

The Incredible Iterative Capital Thesis: What’s Really Driving the Cryptocurrency Phenomenon—-The-Iterative-Capital-Thesis-e2u7qq

And numerous excellent books that I’ve pulled together on the Bitcoin Survivor’s Book List:

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Guy’s Take – The Bcash 51% Attack

Guy’s Take – The Bcash 51% Attack

In a crazy conversation from last night’s meet-up, I learned of discussion of a purposeful re-org, a 51% attack, on the Bcash chain by 2 miners.  After a few hours scrambling to pull details together this morning, this is what I’ve discovered so far.  Don’t miss this Guy’s Take episode all about the Bcash 51% attack!

These are the links to the conversations and posts that I found relevant information at:

Article on hash power dominance of BTC.TOP:

Reddit Threads:

Found after I finished recording the episode (will update with details in the next show):

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