Bitcoin Mining ’50 Times More Useful’ – Barry Silbert Rebuts Energy Cost vs. Gold

Cryptocurrency industry figures continue to hit back at negative stories about Bitcoin mining in mainstream media, Barry Silbert claiming mining Bitcoin was “50 times more useful” than gold. What’s In A Number? In a tweet November 6, the Digital Currency Group founder and CEO rebutted claims over Bitcoin mining which originally surfaced in the Nature […]

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Today Moon? Economist’s 1988 Prediction Day Arrives (While Bitcoin Sleeps)

October 10, 2018, has arrived — the date by which The Economist says we should be “ready for a new world currency.” Should Bitcoin suddenly fulfill that role today?  A ‘New World Currency’ By 2018 Wednesday marks an (arguably) highly significant date in Bitcoin’s history — but so far, nothing appears any different. According to […]

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Ellen DeGeneres Just Introduced Bitcoin to Her 3 Million US Viewers

Wilma Woo · February 16, 2018 · 8:30 am Ellen DeGeneres has likened Bitcoin to a “digital goat” in an attempt to explain the digital currency in layman’s terms live on air. Ellen Viewers Learn Bitcoin, Wallets And Volatility In a segment of her popular television show this week, which averages almost 3 million viewers […]

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‘Mr Money Moustache’ Calls Bitcoin, Gold ‘Waste Of Energy’

Wilma Woo · January 15, 2018 · 9:00 pm UK newspaper The Guardian has published outright warnings not to invest in Bitcoin or gold, describing them as a “waste of human investment energy.” Bitcoin ‘Like Mr. Money Moustache’s Fingernail Clippings’ In an extensive post arguing that trust principles of fiat currency are superior to decentralized […]

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The Big Bang Theory and Bitcoin’s Mainstream Media Perception

Matthew Tompkins · December 1, 2017 · 3:00 pm Hit CBS show The Big Bang Theory featured a Bitcoin-focused storyline in an episode which aired last night. The most successful science nerd sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, aired it’s Bitcoin-focused episode last night going out to an estimated 12.6 million viewers. The episode, which went […]

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