Bitcoin Cash Block Sizes Average Less Than 100 KB, Defeating The Point Of Its Creation

December 28, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) forked from the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain in August 2017, amid a heated block size debate. At the time the Bitcoin network was undergoing congestion due to increased transaction frequency and transaction fees began to exceed $1, going as high as $3 in June 2017. The Bitcoin Cash community thought that increasing Bitcoin’s… Read more

Crypto Companies Killed by Bear Market Might Not Be All Bad

December 27, 2018  /  by Angel Reyes
The crypto market is no stranger to pump and dump schemes for various tokens and coins. This year has also seen a large rise and fall in crypto and blockchain companies and associated jobs as well. Sky News has analyzed recent data from Companies House and OpenCorporates to find that at least 340 UK companies… Read more

Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Is Easy to 51 Percent Attack and Has a Hidden 2.04 Million Coin Premine

December 26, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 8: Bitcoin Private (BTCP). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of… Read more

Creator of Bittorrent Thinks He Can Kill Bitcoin With Chia, a Burstcoin (BURST) Copycat

December 19, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
Bram Cohen, the creator of the popular peer to peer torrenting software BitTorrent, is creating a cryptocurrency called Chia. This new cryptocurrency will use Proof of Capacity (PoC), an algorithm perfected by Burstcoin (BURST). Breaker incorrectly reports that PoC, which Cohen is calling Proof of Space, is a new algorithm developed by Cohen. Further, Breaker writes… Read more

Decentraland (MANA) A Blockchain Virtual Reality Game That Is Non-Functional Despite $54 Million Of Investments

December 18, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 6: Decentraland (MANA). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more

All Of The Weedcoins, POT, THC, SMOKE, PRG, TKS, DOPE, CANN, MRJA, GRWI, KUSH, GRMD, CCN, STV, CNNC, BGR, MAR, BLAZR, BUBO, are Shitcoins

December 18, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 7: Weed-Themed Coins including Including PotCoin (POT), Paragon (PRG), SMOKE, Tokes (TKS), HempCoin (THC), Marijuana Coin (MAR), CannabisCoin (CANN), CannaCoin (CCN), DopeCoin (DOPE), BlazerCoin (BLAZR), GreenMed (GRMD), Growers International (GRWI), Cannation (CNNC), Bongger (BGR), Sativacoin (STV), KushCoin (KUSH), GangaCoin (MRJA), Budbo (BUBO). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) in Space: How Cryptocurrency Solves Interplanetary Payments

December 18, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
Space exploration and colonization is an inevitable reality in the future. NASA and private corporations like SpaceX and Blue Origin already have the technology to launch missions to other planets, but they are taking their time to raise funds and ensure 100 percent success. SpaceX says it will land people on Mars by 2024. The… Read more

Crypto, Autonomy, and the Jedi: Using Jedi Principles to Understand Crypto

December 16, 2018  /  by Ronald Tichenor
Crypto is all about autonomy — financial autonomy. For the individual, it fundamentally comes down to financial literacy, something that is not widely taught in public schools. The Powers That Be would prefer us to be dependent on them for our financial well-being, but the promise of crypto gives us another option. To understand the… Read more

John McAfee And Skycoin (SKY): Guns, Drugs, Steaks, Booze, Tattoos, and an Unconscious Dev Team

December 14, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
John McAfee and Skycoin (SKY) have a spectacularly strange relationship. Skycoin (SKY) is unique since it uses the Obelisk consensus algorithm instead of PoW or PoS. It also has native CoinJoin for highly anonymous transactions as well as built-in torrenting style peer to peer downloads via Aether, on-chain storage, built-in on-chain messaging via Skywire and… Read more

Highly Centralized Ripple (XRP) a Contagion not a Cryptocurrency

December 14, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 5: Ripple (XRP). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more