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What you need to know about Cryptocurrency: Final Chapter

Final Chapter – Return to Basics “Bitcoin 101” I have heard that many of you still feel totally confused by Blockchain and Bitcoin.  Since we have only brushed the surface of those topics that is understandable. I strongly recommend you visit these four sites and download the pdf documents. To gain a basic understanding of […]

What you need to know about Cryptocurrency: Part 7

Part Seven – Segwit2 and the Hard Fork (User Activated Hard Fork or UAHF) What follows next is a flow chart predicting possible outcomes of the much predicted User Activated Hard Fork.  There is a lot in the chart we have not touched upon in this series.  I have provided it so that you can […]

What you need to know about Cryptocurrency: Part 6

Part Six – Cryptocurrency as a Disruptive Technology        The business meaning of “disrupt” is “to change the traditional way that an industry operates, especially in a new and effective way: “Dell Inc. disrupted the traditional way of selling computers by switching to the internet.” Taken from: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/disrupt        These articles do more than discuss banking system disruption.  They also provide a window into the underlying animus of […]

What you need to know about Cryptocurrency: Part 5

The yeoman’s work in preparation for legislation and regulation of cryptocurrency has begun.  One might say the we are at the beginning of the beginning of regulation of cryptocurrency.         De Facto Federal Legislation of Cryptocurrency is Nigh By Wendy McElroy July 11, 2017  The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) is holding its 126th Annual Meeting in […]

The Fintech World

What is "Fintech"?  According to, INVESTOPEDIA it is "a portmanteau of financial technology that describes an emerging financial services sector in the 21st century."  The term used to only apply to back-end processing for customer and trade financial institutions.  This term has now expanded to include any technological innovation in the financial sector, including such things [...]