Joël Valenzuela is a veteran independent journalist and podcaster, living unbanked off of cryptocurrency since 2016. He previously worked for the Dash decentralized autonomous organization and now primarily writes and podcasts for the Digital Cash Network on the LBRY decentralized content platform.
The Salvadoran experiment is the shot heard round the world for the mainstream adoption of decentralized digital currencies as money.
El Salvador adopting Bitcoin could make it lose market dominance
With mass adoption comes the risk that cryptocurrency may lose one of its core value propositions: decentralization.
Mass adoption may take crypto toward centralization
The inconvenience of using Bitcoin directly may soon be dwarfed by the headache of moving it on and off exchanges.
US crypto regulations will return Bitcoin to its digital cash origins
The recent incidents with Steem show a critical vulnerability in proof-of-stake algorithms that might affect all cryptocurrencies and exchanges.
The Steem Takeover and the Coming Proof-of-Stake Crisis
Researchers found that a significant number of Monero transactions can be linked, contrary to what Monero offers.
Monero Transactions History Can Be Revealed and Exposed: Research
The major cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has just opened Dash trading, capping off a recent run of integrations following this year’s price spike.
Kraken Adds Dash Trading for Bitcoin, Euros, Dollars, Enables Withdrawals
Cornell professor Emin Gun Sirer on the so-called “Dragon’s Den” that allegedly hides a secret army of 21 trolls pushing for the “Core” agenda.
Secret Bitcoin Troll Army Pushes for SegWit Adoption: Emin Gun Sirer