Taproot, CoinSwap, Mercury Wallet, and the State of Bitcoin Privacy in 2021

Source: Adobe/Kevin McGovern Privacy is a bit of a complicated topic in Bitcoin (BTC). While the mainstream media have often referred to the cryptoasset as a form of anonymous currency for the internet, the reality is that every Bitcoin transaction made on the base blockchain layer is completely public and stored on thousands of computers […]

What Crypto Traders & Investors Can Learn From Daniel Kahneman About Noise

Source: Adobe/Maria Ben Newell, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, UNSW._____ Imagine two doctors presented with identical information about the same patient giving very different diagnoses. Now imagine the reason for the difference is because the doctors have made their diagnosis in the morning or afternoon, or at the beginning or the end of the week. This […]

Is crypto approaching its ‘Netscape moment?’

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first web page on the World Wide Web, which means a person has to be nearly half a century old to clearly remember the patchwork progress, the false starts and stops, and the trial and error that eventually gave us what is now the defining foundation of […]