Litecoin’s Savior: …Centralization?

Litecoin’s Savior: …Centralization?

The recent Litecoin Roundtable decision has released a flurry of excitement as well as the oft-heard claim of “Centralization!” At a cursory glance it sort of appears that way. We see a small group of influential players in the crypto space, gather together to “decide” what Litecoin is going to do. The outcome of which, I believe…

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Bitcoin is valued for Fast and Cheap Payments

Bitcoin is valued for Fast and Cheap Payments

This is an oft heard statement that while true, we must consider to what degree. I have shilled for Bitcoin to many people with the focus on cheap and nearly instant payments in the past. It is an excellent selling point for someone who is ignorant of the technological breakthrough and indifferent to the revolutionary political implications….

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The Barely Discussed, Incredible Benefit of the Lightning Network

The Barely Discussed, Incredible Benefit of the Lightning Network

When browsing discussions of the Lightning Network, I find the context is almost universally under the context of scaling. Clearly LN (the lightning network) is an amazing solution to the Everest sized problem of exponential scaling. While some focus on scaling as a linear problem, in need of a rather immediate linear solution, LN is one of multiple….

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