Why We’ll Win

A free, post-scarcity world will not be prevented by archaic systems scratching and clawing to retain their domination. We will evolve freely, unburdened by an unfortunate past. This will happen, and today I’m going to tell you why. But more than that, I want you to understand that we deserve to win, and that the future – the world of our children, grandchildren, and so on – very much needs …

Why People Won’t Protect Themselves

I’ve been promoting encryption for quite some time, and one of the things you can’t miss in this business is that most people have a psychological aversion (and a strong one) to protecting themselves. Not only are the products I sell affordable (less than a dollar a day for serious, professional-level protection), but I repeatedly tell people how they can get free encryption if they’re willing to work at it. …

The Day Bitcoin Was Hacked

In the ninth year of Satoshi, at 9:30am UTC on a cold February morning, Bitcoin was hacked. The hacker (or hackers) found a way to take advantage of a command in Satoshi’s original code. Then, using some very impressive number-crunching power, they played man-in-the-middle and intercepted transactions as they approached the big Bitcoin miners.