Bitcoin Weekly Update 2018-06-17

Here’s a new weekly update video. This week I wanted to focus more on investment theses around Bitcoin as we had some good updates on that this week. More serious investment cases for Bitcoin are coming out nowadays. As I mention in the video, I think this concept that people should put 1-5% of their portfolio into Bitcoin is going to become more mainstream.

Links:

  1. Pierre Rochard’s Bitcoin Investment Theses Part 1 – https://medium.com/@pierre_rochard/bitcoin-investment-theses-part-1-e97670b5389b
  2. Greyscale – a new Frontier Research Paper
    https://grayscale.co/a-new-frontier-research-paper/
  3. Jimmy Song – The Truth about Smart Contracts https://medium.com/@jimmysong/the-truth-about-smart-contracts-ae825271811f

For next week’s update video I’m looking to cover some things happening with Lightning Network. Please like and share the video if you get value out of this.

Your First Crypto Bear Market

I noticed a lot of people whinging about the Bitcoin price – realised from one of my friends that this is probably the first Crypto Bear Market for a lot of people. Here are some thoughts from a guy who has been there, done that:

Bitcoin Weekly Update video 2018-06-10

Here’s a new update weekly update video, links below:

1. Neil Woodfine tweet storm on ICO’s

2. Blockchain firm R3 is running out of money, sources say

3. Dandelion++ – Bitcoin privacy

4. Increasing Bitcoin-Privacy using the Lightning Network OR How to delete the origins of your Bitcoins by Toronex

  • Article by Toronex
  • Lightning Network specification BOLT 4 – sphinx and onion routed payments

5. Betterhash, mining protocol by Matt Corallo