Practical Use-Cases of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Practical Use-Cases of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

How is Bitcoin in all its variants — Bitcoin BTC, Bitcoin SV and Bitcoin Cash BCH — and the other Cryptocurrencies being used in the real world right now?

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Why Bitcoin Matters

When I first heard about Bitcoin, I thought it was just some toy with which some technologists invented so they can amuse themselves. I just assumed it was all still experimental. I did not look much into it. Many of you are probably thinking along those same lines. What is the point of it? Why should it matter? I believe we need to understand the bigger reasons why we should even get involved in anything let alone Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies.

Covid-19, the Near Future and You (Part III)

In this video, we complete our discussion on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, how it is affecting the job market, businesses and industries. What trend has it triggered in how people make their living and we highlight how technology, like the Internet, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies can and may help us.

How far Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies fell from their all-time highs and will they rise again

We take a look at how far Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies have fallen from their all-time highs and where they are now. With recent news of big institutional investors soaking up Bitcoin's supply, will Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies rise again?

Covid 19, The Near Future and You (Part II)

Times seem bleak as we face the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and retreat to our homes in lockdown. In the past, people had gone through something similar. In this video, I share with you an inspiring story of a town called Eyam and the sacrifice they made to quarantine themselves during an epidemic to stop the spread of the Bubonic Plague spreading across England in 1665 and 1666. We also find out that Isaac Newton used his time in lockdown to do science. After only about a year in isolation, he had written three papers on calculus, solved the mystery of colours and light and came up with his theory of gravity which changed the world.

Paypal allows purchases with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

We go over the performance of trading signals the last week and discuss one the big announcement that Paypal made this week, which could not only bring about massive changes to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies, but to the payments and financial industry as well.

List of different cryptocurrencies and how are they different from each other?

There are over 1000 different crypto-currency or crypto-asset projects in existence at the moment. Here is a summary of the major ones and later, I will be adding some that just happened to hit my radar. It is not supposed to be objective and complete. Instead, I provide you with my opinions and bias that formed as a result of my reading and research and provide what comes to me as the most important and significant about each of them.

Bitcoin SV DevCon 2020

This series of videos are for developers to build on Bitcoin SV. It was held online on the weekend of 18th and 19th of July 2020. 

UNISOT’s seafood blockchain solution is revolutionizing supply chains

How Bitcoin SV blockchain is going to be used to track seafood supplies to ensure quality and sustainability. 

Connor Murray: The online review system is broken, Bitcoin can fix it

"In the digital era, the success of a business is dependent on online reviews, but the system can be misused to discredit competitors. Bitcoin is fixing it." 

Connor Murray explores how Bitcoin SV can overcome the problems related to online reviews. 

(The talk was presented on 21 Feb 2020)

Lorien Gamaroff: Centbee offers everyday spending with Bitcoin SV

In this episode of CoinGeek Conversations, Centbee co-founder Lorien Gamaroff shared a new feature of their application. Centbee users can now pay for their Netflix subscription, top-up their phone’s pay-as-you-go credit, buy music or give someone Uber vouchers with Centbee wallet using Bitcoin SV (BSV). Gamaroff said they realised that they could “become a service provider ourselves ...if we actually bundled value-added services directly into the wallet.”

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