So, as Bitcoin and its community moves forward, let’s make sure to raise your glass or pour out some Club Mate in honor of a magical place and time: To the freedom of transaction, to blockchain eternity AND BEYOND!
“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning”– Henry Ford
But while learning about bitcoin as a crime fighter, it dawned on her “how profoundly this technology could change how we do all sorts of things.”
Bitcoin opens your eyes to how money works.
Bitcoin makes you aware of the importance of your rights to privacy.
Bitcoin helps you understand that the current monetary and financial system is flawed.
Then I remembered the window, it was solid, and it worked. Immediately it made sense; I had an option.
The system is so elegant, it is no surprise that it has kicked off a global upheaval. I want more people to understand it so they can feel the same sense of intellectual wonder that I did. More people should draw inspiration from Bitcoin, because the world will be richer for it.
In general it seems like multisig is an afterthought for many hardware manufacturers. They tend to spend their resources working on (single signature) full stack solutions for their customers. I believe it’s time for hardware manufacturers to start acting like platform providers and ensure that they are providing robust platforms that can be used to build a wide variety of solutions.
“The goal is not to accumulate Bitcoin to accumulate more USD or any other type of fiat, but to accumulate a token thathas value on its own.”
Peter Theil, the Co-Founder Of PayPal quoted, “I do think Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency that has the potential to do something like changing the world.”
Bitcoin breaks the cycle, entirely removing any discussion of monetary rules and instead ordaining an initial release (or vesting) schedule. The rules of the game were clear, even before the first block was mined.