African Crypto Passions. Part 1

    The crypto economy as of late has been developing most rapidly in Africa, Latin America and the post-Soviet states. We decided to take a closer look at the process. Africa is still the poorest region of the planet, but its economy is booming. What’s more, this growth comes “from the ground up”, that is, the…

    How much is Bitcoin really worth?

    There are two big questions considered “uncouth” in financial circles. For fiat currencies, it is: “What backs the central bank-issued money?” For cryptocurrencies: “How much should 1 BTC actually be worth?” Recently in the United States, Republican Senator Cynthia Lummis from Wyoming told CNBC that bitcoin is the standard, so, unlike other cryptocurrencies, it’s not…

    Nassim Taleb vs Bitcoin

    Both cryptocurrencies in general, and Bitcoin in particular, have no shortage of critics, sometimes even outright haters. The crypto community has long come to terms with this. However, when people like Nassim Taleb criticize crypto, one really wants to understand their arguments. Lebanese-born Nassim Taleb is one of the most remarkable personalities of our time….