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About remistevens

crazy musician type from toronto, philosophy major. work in a museum. . ..

BIP 148 is a hard fork in disguise

I haven’t much time to write this unfortunately, so I’ll be brief and crass. Fuck Segwit, fuck BIP 148. They are calling BIP 148 a “soft fork” but that’s a manipulation. If 148 isn’t adopted by all, it will split … Continue reading

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Rise of the Altcoins.

Scroll down to the monkey if you just want my investment advice given Bitcoin’s fork talk. I’ve always promoted both bitcoin and many altcoins. My long standing hope for the future of cryptos was a world where bitcoin never lost … Continue reading

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Recent Bitcoin Price Spike May Only Be The Beginning

The price of BTC shot up last spring, but the fire quickly petered out. Is this upshot we’re seeing now any different? One way or another, Bitcoin isn’t going away and is growing. Its history and low market cap suggest … Continue reading

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Its Time to Buy Old Alt Coins

A bit about alt coins. I’ll be honest, much of the value of my crypto coin savings is usually in alt coins not bitcoin. I don’t have much money and I’m a risk taker. I’ve invested in coins that both … Continue reading

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Bitcoin and The Hard Fork

A Bitcoin Hard Fork that creates 2 healthy but incompatible bitcoin networks from the original blockchain would be devastating. Soft Fork. Somebody writes an update to Bitcoin’s code. You can use it, or the old one and both will be … Continue reading

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Why I won’t be voting.

I’m fighting centralization. Simple really. I have not lost faith in democracy or government, I will continue to vote in municipal elections. I don’t agree with power being consolidated on the Prime Minister/Premiere or global groups like the G-whatever, IMF, … Continue reading

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Bitcoin, the slow killer of constitutions and treaties.

Natives got treaties, colonists got a constitution. Terms confuse concepts once again. An organization having physical dominance over a region formed an agreement with the people living in that region. This is done to maintain authority – powers that be … Continue reading

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