The Case for Electronic Cash [Parts 1-3]

The Case for Electronic Cash [Parts 1-3]

 

Beginning the long, rewarding journey through Jerry Brito‘s & Coin Center’s Report on “The Case for Electronic Cash.” This is an incredible work present several case studies to explore the trade offs of privacy and individual autonomy, the nature of an open society, the consequences of a fully intermediated society, and how cash plays a critical role in it all.  This will be a multi-part series that is not to be missed! Begin Part 1…

Don’t forget to check out CoinCenter.org for tons of information on all topics around Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies. The original work can be downloaded here:  https://coincenter.org/files/2019-02/the-case-for-electronic-cash-coin-center.pdf

There are tons of footnotes and references that I do not cover in the audio for further digging into this topic.  They can all be found in the full report. 

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Continuing with Part 2 of “The Case for Electronic Cash” from Jerry Brito and CoinCenter.org.  The consequences of total dependence upon financial intermediaries and how it is already affecting people today. 

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The conclusion of The Case for Electronic Cash by Jerry Brito. Today we close out this amazing piece with the moral case for why we should not only refrain from demonizing and restricting digital cash, but we should foster and celebrate it! A huge thank you to Coin Center for this work, and don’t forget to check out the incredible work they do.

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Shelling Out – The Origins of Money

Shelling Out – The Origins of Money

Shelling Out: The origins of money

by Nick Szabo | Read by Guy Swann

“Bitcoin is a living system constantly changing based on environmental stimuli. True understanding is a moving target unlikely to ever be hit.

Attempting to answer the question “what is bitcoin,” I found exploring parallels to the natural world to be particularly illuminating.” – Brandon Quittem

Don’t miss this dive into an understanding of Bitcoin by exploring some of the most powerful systems in the natural world that evolve and survive against all odds. Bitcoin Is A Decentralized Organism by @bquittem

Drop some applause on the article and check out the graphics and many links to videos, other articles, and websites that expand and elaborate on the fascinating world of mycelia at: https://medium.com/@BrandonQuittem/bitcoin-is-a-decentralized-organism-mycelium-part-1-3-6ec58cdcfaa6