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July 2018
Opinion

Cryptocurrency Investing An Introduction

Although by now the Internet is full of information about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, there are so many diverging opinions on the subject, it’s good to address some of the essentials […]

December 2016
Opinion

Thoughts on Governance and The Blockchain

Bitcoin Wednesday’s special workshop on Governance and The Blockchain at Pakhuis de Zwijger on 2 December, 2016 brought out a diverse crowd and many different perspectives.  Here are some random […]

November 2016
News

NSA / GCHQ Tapped Security System Designed By Mike Hearn

Between 2010 and 2013 former Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn, then a tech lead at Google’s offices in Zurich, Switzerland, designed a security system that was later tapped by the NSA and […]

October 2016
News

Why Segregated Witness Matters

At first no one wanted it: In July 2010 a single bitcoin could be bought for just 4 euro cents — if you even knew what it was let alone […]

News

Bitcoin Wednesday is also Blockchain Wednesday

Bitcoin Wednesday has always been Blockchain Wednesday.  Since its genesis in 2013, Bitcoin Wednesday has been all about the blockchain.  What is new is that the domain name BlockchainWednesday.co now […]

June 2016
News

What The DAO Attack Means in The Netherlands

  The sensational $60 million theft from “The DAO” has sparked a fundamental debate about decentralization. Before I begin, the usual disclaimer: I am not a lawyer.  I do not hold ether […]