Injecting Life Energy Into AIs with Bitcoin, LLMs, APIs, & Lightning βš‘πŸ€–

I assume you’re a human reader even though the apriori probability is not on my side on this assumption. As a human, you need calories to power your daily life. But if you have enough calories, air, and water, you can survive everywhere, develop, and figure out the small and big problems. If you’re powered … Read more

Ark Protocol – Does This New Bitcoin Protocol Enhance Lightning’s Liquidity, Scalability, and Privacy?

The Ark protocol, by eliminating liquidity management and payment channels, enabling privacy and scalability of Bitcoin layer-2 transactions without introducing yet another shitcoin. The 20-something-year old genius developer Burak presents the protocol on the Bitcoin ’23 conference: It operates without the need for managing channel capacities, a notable limitation in the Lightning Network. This approach … Read more

Bitcoin Dominance – Are Shitcoins Really Shit Coins? πŸ’©

The purpose of the graph is to visually represent and compare the historical performance of Bitcoin with other major cryptocurrencies since their inception, particularly focusing on how these cryptocurrencies have performed relative to Bitcoin from the year they entered the top five in market capitalization. By adjusting the starting values of each cryptocurrency to align … Read more

Bitcoin vs Gold

Tech Stack: I created this article using the following steps: Listen to the debate in audio: 🎼 Bitcoin is hailed as a modern innovation in value storage, limited to 21 million coins, which echoes gold’s scarcity without the risk of supply increase. Its divisibility and portability surpass that of gold, enabling easier and faster transactions … Read more

What is the Best Programming Language for Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Core, i.e., the protocol that runs the distributed P2P network, is written in C++. To become a Bitcoin Core developer, you need to learn C++. To create applications or bots that rely on Bitcoin payments, I’d use Python to access the Bitcoin Lightning 2nd layer payment network on top of Bitcoin, that’s cheap, fast, … Read more

The War between Tech Deflation & Monetary Inflation βš”οΈ Puts This Guardian on the Map πŸ›‘οΈ

We live in fascinating times. Turn on the news, and it often feels like the world is on a downward spiral. Stock markets wavering, geo-political tensions, and the looming specter of inflation. But let me let you in on a secret: there’s a significant mismatch between perception and reality. The Rise and Rise of Tech … Read more

Bitcoin Percentile Online Calculator

BTC Ownership Percentile Calculator BTC Ownership Percentile Calculator Enter your BTC amount: Calculate Percentile πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€πŸ‘€ We used the following Bitcoin ownership distribution from the Bitcoin rich list: Balance, BTC Addresses % Addresses (Total) Coins USD % Coins (Total) (0 – 0.00001) 3637113 7.44% (100%) 18.48 BTC $499,973 0% (100%) [0.00001 – 0.0001) 9669214 19.78% (92.56%) … Read more

BitVM – Smart Contracts on Bitcoin Without Hard Fork

πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» TLDR: The BitVM whitepaper by Bitcoin developer Robin Linus introduces a method to implement Ethereum-like smart contracts on Bitcoin without a hard fork. BitVM proposes a system where contract logic is executed off-chain but verified on Bitcoin, similar to Ethereum’s optimistic rollups, BitVM enables Turing-complete Bitcoin contracts. The architecture employs fraud proofs and a … Read more

Ethereum Investment Thesis

Ever found yourself scratching your head, trying to figure out why someone would invest in ether (ETH) instead of just using it on the Ethereum network? Let’s look at Fidelity’s recent report on Ethereum’s Investment Thesis. Ethereum vs Ether Ethereum vs. Ether: Picture Ethereum as a bustling digital city, and ether (ETH) as the currency … Read more

Want Exploding Bitcoin Prices North of $500,000 per BTC? “Grow N” Says Metcalfe’s Law

Metcalfe’s law states that the value of a network (V) is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system (NΒ²). In this article, I’ll develop a Bitcoin price prediction (V) in the year 2030 based on the average growth rate of the number of Bitcoin nodes (N). General Intuition Metcalfe’s … Read more