Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about Bitcoin.
Forbes analysis of bitcoin based on NVT Ratio (Network Value to Transactions Ratio). It is a good explanation how NVT works.
1. Crypto Is Still So Complicated; 2. People Don’t Like To Work/Study; 3. Some People Are Too Successful To See The Light; 4. The Belief That Only Governments Issue Currency; 5. Most People Don’t Care; 6. Not Curious; 7. Crypto Is Too Volatile/Too Risky; 8. It’s A Scam; 9. Too Old; 10. The Crypto Light Is Still Pretty Dim.
"The Bitcoin network is one of the most secure types of financial technologies the world has ever seen. Without a central point of failure, or a way to hack the system in general, Bitcoin remains safe from harm. But there is always the looming threat of a 51% attack against the network, which could have dire consequences. But what does such can attack entail, and is it something we should actively worry about?"
Spencer Bogart on the differences between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
The article explains advantages of Bitcoin mostly comparing it to the fiat money.
Arvind Narayanan and Jeremy Clark on bitcoin's history and academic research roots of its components.
"A crucial feature of Bitcoin is its security. Bitcoins have two important security features that prevent them from being stolen or copied. Both are based on cryptographic protocols that are hard to crack. [...] But there is a problem on the horizon. Quantum computers can solve these problems easily. And the first quantum computers are currently under development."
The analysis of three risk factors that could destroy bitcoin (government takeover, facebook sneak attack, go forth and multiply).
The Chinese documentary.
“In simple terms, cryptoeconomics is the use of incentives and cryptography to design new kinds of systems, applications, and networks.”
Fred Erhsam on the economic incentives to contribute to a blockchain’s core protocols (private funding, public crowdfunding, inflation funding).
(January 2018) State of decentralization in bitcoin and etherum.
A really good framework for assessing crypto assets.
"This post describes why blockchain governance design is one of the most important problems out there, its critical components, current approaches, potential future approaches, and concludes with suggestions for the community."