As the bear market continues, we find who was in the water without pants on.
Month: June 2022
The Weekly News Roundup, ending 26 June 2022 – CeFi Continues Bleeding
This week saw the continued unravelling of CeFi/DeFi lending/loaning platforms and affiliated parties, (and graphics cards are dropping in price.)
Arca Finance: “That’s Our Two Satoshis”- 11 Random Thoughts During a Digital Assets Bear Market (video & post link)
As global markets continue to hemorrhage and digital assets suffered their worst week yet, we consider what’s driving this unprecedented bear market.
What Bitcoin Did: The Risks of Hyperbitcoinisation with Rob Hamilton
Rob Hamilton is a programmer and data scientist. In this interview, we discuss the risks associated with a transition to hyperbitcoinisation, the limits to what Bitcoin fixes, the issues of a libertarian world run on a Bitcoin standard, the benefits to the energy grid, and Bitcoin’s eternal September.
The Weekly News Roundup, ending 19 June 2022 – The Celsius Event
News on mining, DeFi, the growing liquidity and leverage crisis, with an in-depth focus on the Celcius and related DeFi implosions.
Tomer Strolight: “Why Bitcoin, The Series, #7. Why Bitcoin’s Energy Use is Not Environmentally Harmful”
Welcome to Why Bitcoin. Each article in this series is short, accessible to newcomers, and offers perspective.
Preston Pysh: “BTC079: The Bitcoin Energy Revolution w/ Shaun Connell”
Preston Pysh talks with energy executive, Shaun Connell. They discuss how Bitcoin strengthens the grid and acts as a buffer to consume surplus baseload energy generation.
The Weekly News Roundup, ending 12 June 2022 – Mainstream Adoption Picks Up Steam
The highlight is the Deloite/PayPal survey. Adoption is happening. Promising times ahead.
Via the Payments Association: “Inclusive Cryptos and CBDCs”
A series of videos published by the Payments Association asking people in legacy finance their views and outlooks regarding CBDC and stablecoins.
Preston Pysh: “BTC065: What is the BIS, IMF, & World Bank w/ Sam Callahan”
Preston Pysh talks with Sam Callahan about what the BIS, IMF, and World Bank actually do. They cover how these NGOs have become extremely influential organizations that shape economic policy for non-elected central banks around the world.