Five Minute Crypto - 10 Reasons to be Bullish about Bitcoin - Right Now
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto - this week's episode outlines 10 reasons to be bullish about Bitcoin in the here and now.
July 30, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole: Risk (Part 2)
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto - this week’s episode marks part two of our examination of the need to be risk aware and proactive if you intend to hold Bitcoin over the long term. As previously highlighted - A statement of hodling intent does not a hodler make. Part 1 focused on 2 broad areas of known risk – state bans and government or regulatory body restrictions and limitations. This week we turn our attention to protocol issues, bearish momentum, general fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD), and most pernicious of all - unrealistic expectations.
July 17, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole: Risk
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto – today marks part one of a two-part series exploring the vital importance of assessing and planning for the known risk factors that may affect Bitcoin in the coming years.
July 2, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole : Saving
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto -this week we continue our exploration of the Bitcoin hodler experience with our focus shifting to saving.
June 27, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole : A Bitcoin Philosopher Be
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto, this week examines the innate philosophical component to long term engagement with and reflection upon – Bitcoin.
June 10, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole - The Sovereign Individual
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto -this week continues exploring the transformative experience that is hodling Bitcoin. Today we turn our attention to the sovereign individual. (Please forgive the sound gremlin issues which appear from time to time.)
June 6, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole - Money Matters
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto this week’s episode focuses on one of the first revelations of Bitcoin hodling – there’s a lot more or indeed less, to money than you may have at first thought.
May 28, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoin Hodler Rabbit Hole – An Introduction
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto -this week’s episode outlines a new series focusing on the wide-ranging ramifications of being a Bitcoin hodler. On the surface – BTC can indeed, be seen as a simple investment -a risk venture like any other - more volatile of course, but an investment, nonetheless. However, as you peer into the Bitcoin rabbit hole, all sorts of assumptions are drawn into the glare of a newfound curiosity.
May 23, 2020
Five Minute Crypto – The Bitcoiner Menagerie
Welcome to Five Minute Crypto, this episode delves into the diverse and sometimes confusing world of Bitcoiners.
May 13, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 15 - Explaining the Relationship between Fiat (Paper Money) and Central Banks
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto – this week we delve into fiat and the role central banks play in its creation.
April 29, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – 5 Things Bitcoin Doesn’t Need (From You)
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto – this week’s episode highlights some of the ways in which Bitcoin adherents may simply be wasting their time and that of others.
April 22, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Looking Beyond the Bitcoin Halving
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto – today’s episode focuses on BTC’s looming halving and attempts to place it within the greater context of Bitcoin’s value proposition.
April 16, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – How to Hodl Bitcoin
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto – this episode outlines a brief Bitcoin hodling guide. It should all be so simple. BTC is an asymmetric investment opportunity – if you accept that thesis – hodling it should be an entirely natural process and yet the reality of investing in Bitcoin is far more challenging.
April 9, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Accepting Risk
This week given the chaos continuing to unfold in the global markets – it’s time to explore the true degree of risk which goes hand in hand with any crypto investment.
March 7, 2020
Two Minute Crypto - The Sky is Falling (?)
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto – with the recent chaos in financial markets is the sky really falling?
February 28, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 14 - What is the Bitcoin Lightning Network?
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto. Today’s episode seeks to explain the key features of the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
February 18, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Placing Bitcoiner Toxicity Towards Altcoins in Context
If you have spent any time at all engaged with the crypto space you will have noticed that many long-time Bitcoin adherents display a marked degree of antipathy towards other blockchains. This strong and oft-stated disdain for Altcoins can appear irrational, even cult-like. However, there’s more to it than simple tribalism.
February 11, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Something is Rotten in Crypto - The Influencers
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto this week deals with the rotten core of the crypto ‘news’ industry – the influencers.
February 4, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 13 - What is DeFi?
This week continues the Key Concept Series with a brief examination of DeFi.
January 29, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – 2020 and Beyond
A new decade is upon us, judging by the last, crypto enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to. However, if you are currently invested in crypto – a word of caution -don’t look to 2020 for price blast off.
January 20, 2020
Two Minute Crypto – Deciphering China’s Blockchain Play – Part 5 of 5
This episode wraps up the China Blockchain Series by examining the risk-reward investment scenarios now on offer.
December 12, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Deciphering China’s Blockchain Play - Part 4 of 5
This week focuses on the wider implications for blockchain arising from China’s declared ‘embrace’ of the technology.
December 4, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Deciphering China’s Blockchain Play – The Domestic Scenario - Part 3 of 5
This episode focuses on the likely implications of China’s apparent ‘embrace’ of blockchain for ‘local’ projects.
November 28, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – China’s Blockchain Play – Part 2 of 5
This week continues the series examining China’s stance on blockchain seeking to highlight how the Chinese Communist Parties’ approach to Bitcoin is a net positive for the long-term outlook of BTC.
November 21, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Deciphering China’s Blockchain Play – Part 1 of 5
This installment sees the start of a 5-part series examining China’s recent shift in its public stance towards blockchain.
November 13, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Not Your Keys, Not Your Crypto
This week’s episode examines the key concept of ownership or possession (the same thing) in the cryptocurrency space.
November 6, 2019
Two Minute Crypto- Where’s Ma Sick Gainz?
Welcome to Two Minute Crypto, today’s episode addresses the financial elephant in the crypto room – gains.
October 30, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Altcoiner or Bitcoin Maximalist?
This episode is a little more personalized in tone and explores my own particular process of identifying the term which best exemplifies my crypto investment thesis.
October 21, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 12 - What is Bitcoin Maximalism?
Today’s instalment seeks to shed some light on Bitcoin Maximalism.
October 15, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 11 – What is Libertarianism?
Today’s installment seeks to give a general overview of Libertarianism, a world view that has clearly influenced the early development of cryptocurrencies and which continues to underpin concepts such as Bitcoin Maximalism.
October 9, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Earn Interest on Your Crypto? – There’s a Catch
Today’s episode delves into an on the face of it - appealing opportunity in crypto – earning interest!
October 2, 2019
Two Minute Crypto - BTC Price and Rate Cuts – A Heavenly Match?
Today’s episode examines whether recent macro trends in global central bank policy will have a discernible impact on Bitcoin.
September 25, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 10 What is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)?
This installment of the Key Concepts Series examines Decentralized Autonomous Organizations or DAOs.
September 19, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Can Crypto Fail?
Today’s episode examines the idea of crypto being a failed experiment destined for the ‘ah well’ ideas bin of history.
September 13, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 9 – What is a (Bitcoin) Node?
This episode of the Key Concepts Series examines blockchain nodes and attempts to explain their role in a typical chain with as little jargon as possible.
September 5, 2019
Two Minute Crypto - Austrian Economics and Crypto
A brief exploration of the tenets of Austrian economics and its relationship to crypto, in particular, Bitcoin maximalism.
August 29, 2019
Two Minute Crypto - Is There a Relatively Painless Way to Invest in Crypto?
This episode of Two Minute Crypto outlines a means of investing in crypto that doesn't end up consuming too much of your time and attention.
August 23, 2019
Two Minute Crypto - Oh Wherefore Art Thou My Alts?
This episode focuses on Alt coins and their evident failure to play in the same field as Bitcoin.
August 15, 2019
Two Minute Crypto – Key Concepts 8 - Decentralization
This instalment of the Key Concepts series focuses on explaining crypto decentralization and the challenge of achieving it.
August 7, 2019