Schopenhauer on Bitcoin: Beyond Profit

Schopenhauer on Bitcoin: Beyond Profit

Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money. -Arthur Schopenhauer Bitcoin faces widespread ridicule, an early stage for accepted truth as described by the 19th century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. Despite my own convictions in the enormous…


How to Make Coin: Minting Crypto-Cash in 2014.

This is an introduction to a series on bitcoin and related crypto protocols; from hardware to software, pools to exchanges, wallets and services, we cover the key concepts for participating in the emerging digital economy. The aim is to distill the entire process of coin creation into an easily digestible guide with proven methods. Hardware…