Paul Lighter

  • The First Bitcoin Transaction Is Made

    Strategies for Investing in Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

    If you read the news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, you get mixed messages. Some tell you that bitcoin is a huge bubble waiting to burst. Other tell you it’s just getting started. How you invest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies largely comes down to what you believe is true about its future. […]

  • Cryptocurrency

    30 Major Developments in the History of Cryptocurrency

    Image Source The first Bitcoin transaction, made between the cryptocurrency’s elusive creator Satoshi Nakamoto and cybersecurity veteran Hal Finney, came in January 2009. And this pivotal moment was the start of something big: in 2017, in fact, the number of Bitcoin transactions over a single day regularly exceeded 250,000. Moreover, the same year also saw […]

  • Hawaii Considers Universal Basic Income

    On the one hand, it’s a great thing.  Robots taking over jobs that humans would rather not do. The problem?  Our society is built around the job.  And as the jobs become more scarce, it’s less and less clear what we should do about structuring our economy and livelihoods. For centuries now, our economy has […]

  • How To Get Started With Bitcoin

    Getting started with Bitcoin can seem daunting if you’ve never done it before. But let’s get straight to the point: if you’re just dipping your toes for the first time into the phenomenon known as Bitcoin, you should head over Coinbase. Now, it’s important to know that Coinbase doesn’t have the lowest Bitcoin fees out […]

  • 10 Reasons the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Might Change The World

    There is an emerging technology that few know about or fully understand but which has the potential to disrupt the core of our society. It is the blockchain. Let’s take a look at ten reasons why the blockchain has the potential to disrupt society. 1) The blockchain crushes the power of the gatekeeper by eliminating […]