SLP4 – Why Bitcoin and not the others, with JW Weatherman

In this collaboration episode with JW Weatherman, we talk about some of the reasons why Bitcoin is best, versus the altcoins. Some factors:

  • Economics – Money as the most saleable and liquid asset
  • Confidence in Bitcoin’s monetary policy
  • Exchanges
  • Proof of Work mining
  • Mining decentralisation
  • Financialisation, such as Futures and a coming ETF
  • Developer incentive
  • Upper layers are being built on Bitcoin
  • Altcoin affinity scamming

We also discuss some of the security flaws and problems with the design and execution of altcoins: Bcash, EOS, Ethereum, Ripple, Monero, Zcash

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