Where does your Bitcoin live?
Demystifying the blockchain with a bottle of wine
I’m going to be revealing where Bitcoin lives and why its residency is the most secure location on earth making your Bitcoin literally safe as houses! If you are new to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies checkout my “Demystifying Cryptocurrencies” Guide Does Bitcoin have a home? The question “Where does your Bitcoin live” might seem a strange […]
Is QE4 inevitable and why we should use Bitcoin instead?
In this guide I will be explaining the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and its component parts (blocks, chains transactions and nodes). Specifically I will be diving into how this technology enables transactions to take place and how they are recorded inside a public ledger. Mary buys a bottle of wine from John I am going […]
Buying Wine with Bitcoin at a farm in Chile
Is more quantitative easing (QE) inevitable to save the “too big to fail corporations” that drive the US economy? These so called “zombie” companies that don’t have enough money to survive are haunting the stock market. Will the US repeat the banking bailout of 2008 to keep them alive and in the process inflate the […]
My insane experience withdrawing cash overseas
I’ve just spent two lovely weeks volunteering on a natural wine farm in western Chile. The farm is located one hour away from the nearest ATM which means withdrawing cash takes some planning. This got me thinking how easy it would be for them to use Cryptocurrencies as well. The farm is called Mingaco and […]
Comparing Cryptocurrencies to Money
Here is my account of trying to withdraw cash in Argentina and how expensive the process was. I’d like to use this experience to demonstrate how much easier and cheaper it would have been if I was using cryptocurrencies instead. Everyone uses Cash in South America I’ve been travelling South America for 10 months making […]
Why businesses should accept cryptocurrencies?
In this guide I am going to make comparisons between the money we use today and cryptocurrencies. Traditionally we have only had one system for buying and selling called “money”. However over the last 10 years “cryptocurrencies” like Bitcoin have been used as an alternative form of payment. Lets dive deeper and see just how […]
Preparing your computer for Cryptocurrencies
In this guide I will be outlining how secure and easy Cryptocurrencies are to use and why you as a business should consider accepting them alongside money. I will be focusing on the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, however its benefits can be applied to others. What are Cryptocurrencies? Cryptocurrencies (“cryptos” for short) are an alternative to money […]
Demystifying Cryptocurrency Wallets
In this guide I will take you through why and how to prepare your computer before installing cryptocurrency wallets so that your funds remain safe and private. Some of these steps may seem extreme but at the end of the day with cryptocurrencies you are the bank and taking responsibility for your computer means protecting […]
Demystifying Wallets, Keys and Seeds
So you are about to buy some cryptocurrencies and you want to know what is the best wallet to store your new wealth in. This guide I will take you through the pros and cons of the different types of wallets available including online, software and hardware. What are Wallets? A wallet is a neat […]
In this guide I will explain the security behind cryptocurrency wallets and how keys, seeds and passwords work together to keep your cryptocurrency safe and secure. We take for granted how our bank accounts work, but imagine just for a moment you needed to explain to someone from Africa, Asia or South America who only […]