Tag: Community

Meet Bitcoin XT, the Precursor to Bitcoin Cash

Since its inception and launch last summer, Bitcoin Cash has maintained the attention of everyone in the cryptocurrency community. For better or worse, the Bitcoin hard fork has assumed a major role as the leading dissenter to the Bitcoin protocol. While most individuals currently involved in cryptocurrency have some knowledge of the sentiments and events associated with Bitcoin Cash (BCH), most are unaware of the historical antecedents of the August 1 hard fork. Prior to …
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The 2018 Year of Cryptocurrency Challenge – Week 5

At the beginning of 2018, I wrote an article outlining a New Year’s resolution that I thought could help boost cryptocurrency adoption and awareness in 2018. Last week was the fourth installment of my year of cryptocurrency challenge. This week, between work, fun, friends, and family, I was able to have some pretty neat conversations about cryptocurrency. TRY TO SPEAK TO AS MANY PEOPLE ABOUT CRYPTOCURRENCY AS YOU POSSIBLY CAN …
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On Tribalism in Crypto Communities

A major point of criticism since the inception of cryptocurrency has involved the community surrounding and promoting the technology. From the original anarcho-capitalists of Bitcoin, to the elitist fan groups of individual altcoins, crypto enthusiasts have, in the eyes of many, contributed to an uninviting environment for the potential new recruit. Perhaps the most prominent shortcoming of the general cryptocurrency population is the tribalistic nature surrounding certain altcoins. A number of coins embody an environment unwelcoming …
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Sensationalized Crypto News Coverage Will Pass, With Your Help

Cryptocurrency is fast-paced, volatile, and not for the faint of heart. Forks, suspended forks, and massive code bugs can all happen within literal weeks of one another. Such developments can feel overwhelming, and may make the space look unattractive to many. However, before both crypto-enthusiasts and skeptics cast judgement on the crypto space, it may be worth noting that such chaos is not unique to crypto. At. All. Flaws in this sector Make Great Headlines Sensationalist …
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