Patrick Thompson

Patrick Thompson has a degree in financial economics from Rutgers University. He is the founder of Thompson Writing Company – a writing company that works exclusively with blockchain and cryptocurrency companies – as well as the head of content at Verma Media, a San Francisco based PR and Communications agency.

Author’s posts

How to crypto
Why Twitter has been using Satoshi more and more often.
What Is a Satoshi, the Smallest Unit on the Bitcoin Blockchain?
Patrick Thompson
2019-06-09T10:50:00+01:00
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Analysis
The biggest Bitcoin block to date has been mined! But although it is the biggest block, it had about 1,400 fewer transactions than the average block on the Bitc...
The Current State of the Bitcoin Network and Its Biggest Block
Patrick Thompson
2018-09-26T09:50:00+01:00
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Analysis
Bitcoin is beginning to regain its dominance regarding the total cryptocurrency market share. Will BTC be able to push past a 60 percent share of the cryptocurr...
Bitcoin Market Dominance: From 66% to 33% and Up Again
Patrick Thompson
2018-08-21T00:02:00+01:00
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Analysis
On June 19th, block #528249 was mined; with a difficulty 18, with leading numbers 21e800 and a .4966% chance of being solved, some of the crypto community belie...
What Is That Mysterious About the Bitcoin Block Hash 21E800
Patrick Thompson
2018-06-25T20:55:00+01:00
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Analysis
Some say that Bitcoin’s high electricity cost is the price we pay for network security, but is Bitcoin’s energy expenditure creating more positive or negative e...
Bitcoin Mining’s Electricity Bill: Is It Worth It?
Patrick Thompson
2018-06-02T22:25:00+01:00
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Analysis
There is a gender gap in the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and tech industries. Why are there so many more men than women in crypto, and what can women do to get ...
Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality
Patrick Thompson
2018-05-13T14:10:00+01:00
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Analysis
Diversifying away risk in a cryptocurrency portfolio could be very difficult, however, research shows us otherwise.
How To Diversify Away Risk In A Crypto Portfolio: Correlation And Variance
Patrick Thompson
2018-05-03T14:58:00+01:00
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Analysis
There is a difficulty bomb programmed into the Ethereum network that could freeze the Ethereum Blockchain later this year.
Is Serenity The Solution To Ethereum’s Difficulty Bomb?
Patrick Thompson
2018-04-09T08:27:00+01:00
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