The bread blog

Aaron Lasher
June 23, 2017

What precious metals can teach us about cryptocurrencies

While cryptocurrencies are in a brand new asset class, they have much in common with precious metals, the most historically interesting commodity group. To see what we might learn about the future by examining the past, read on.

Aaron Lasher
June 16, 2017

The 5 hottest questions in the bitcoin industry today

There is never a dull day in crypto land. If you’d like to catch up on the latest trials, triumphs, and curiosities facing the industry, read on.

Aaron Lasher
June 9, 2017

Skyrocketing fees are punishing the bitcoin economy

Bitcoin isn’t dying, but it may be sick. Amongst the backdrop of increased user adoption and an all-time high price, the limited throughput of bitcoin has resulted in severe network congestion. The bitcoin network is bulging at the seams, a victim of its own success, and transaction fees are getting out of control.

James MacWhyte
June 2, 2017

Who needs privacy? I've got nothing to hide! (Part 2/3)

Who needs privacy? When we think of privacy, we think of keeping secrets from others. You often hear people claim "I don't need privacy, because I have nothing to hide!" And only people who have done something wrong have a reason to keep secrets. Right?

Aaron Lasher
May 26, 2017

Do you have what it takes to be a bitcoin investor?

Bitcoin is booming and the world is taking notice. But with great opportunity comes great risk. At the conclusion of this buying frenzy, will you emerge victorious, or lose your shirt? If you want to find out what it takes to be a successful bitcoin investor, read on.

James MacWhyte
May 19, 2017

Bitcoin: Have your cake and eat it too (Part 1/3)

Why isn’t bitcoin easier to use? It’s been around for 8 whole years, and it still isn’t as easy as other popular services like Paypal or Venmo. And if bitcoin isn’t easy to use, why do people even bother?

Aaron Lasher
May 12, 2017

Four things to know about bitcoin bubbles

You may get to witness the 4th official “bitcoin bubble” over the next few months. Here are four things you need to know to be prepared for this rare and exciting phenomenon.

Aaron Lasher
May 5, 2017

Why bitcoin is a powerful tool for the oppressed

As bitcoin becomes more popular and grows in prominence and value, it can serve as a lifeline to the people who need to get out of their current situation and start someplace new.

Aaron Lasher
April 28, 2017

How to invest in bitcoin without getting hurt by volatility

Is there a way to protect yourself from bitcoin volatility and avoid losses when bitcoin is in a bear market? Yes! Read more to find out how.

Aaron Lasher
April 21, 2017

Why the Large Bitcoin Collider poses no threat to Bitcoin

The Large Bitcoin Collider has been getting a lot of buzz lately. Is it a threat to the Bitcoin network? The answer is no.