Blockchain is not a database, it’s a protocol for syncing the databases. The point of a blockchain is not to “store” or “distribute” data, it is to make sure mutually distrusting parties are all on the same page.

Blockchain is not a database, it's a protocol for syncing the databases. The point of a blockchain is not to "store" or "distribute" data, it is to make sure mutually distrusting parties are all on the same page. submitted by /u/Bitcoin-Laundry
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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

My reaction when I spend hours explaining to my colleague that bitcoin is valuable because it’s the first piece of digital scarcity, the hardest money, and a global open access decentralised payment system, and he still insists it’s the same as tulip bulbs

My reaction when I spend hours explaining to my colleague that bitcoin is valuable because it’s the first piece of digital scarcity, the hardest money, and a global open access decentralised payment system, and he still insists it’s the same as tulip bulbs submitted by /u/autonova3
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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

The market had shed a lot of bloat in 6 months. Fuck it – Now is as good of a time as any: I re-started my dollar-cost-averaging strategy for a weekly automatically recurring purchase of Bitcoin. Do the same if you’re apprehensive about “timing the bottom”.

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@SatoshiLite: Running your own node is like having your own watch. You use it to tell time without relying on others. (e.g. miners) If everyone has their own watch, actual time can only change if everyone agrees to change it. (e.g. DST) Time is only useful when everyone is on the same time.

@SatoshiLite: Running your own node is like having your own watch. You use it to tell time without relying on others. (e.g. miners) If everyone has their own watch, actual time can only change if everyone agrees to change it. (e.g. DST) Time is only useful when everyone is on the same time. submitted by /u/CBDoctor
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How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1 (news.bitcoin.com)

The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball.
The bitcoin cash (BCH) community understands key principles: Bitcoin should be a peer to peer Electronic Cash system; most users can use SPV wallets instead of running their own node; “second layer” scaling solutions are often unnecessary and problematic. While important, and it places the BCH ahead of

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