Tag Archive: Paul Krugman

  • Bitcoin krugman Bitcoin, Bitcoin Education, Bitcoin Technology, Emerging Markets, Op-Ed

    Debunked: Top 5 Bitcoin Myths & Misconceptions

    The mainstream press has a knack for giving airtime to Bitcoin naysayers who repeat the same tired arguments. Here are the top five most common myths presented against Bitcoin and why they are wrong. Bitcoin Uses More Electricity Than [Insert Country] “One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week!” “Bitcoin’s energy usage is huge – we can’t afford to ignore it” “Bitcoin consumes more electricity than Denmark!”  Deliberately eye-catching,

    · January 20, 2018 · 10:30 am
  • Bitcoin, Bitcoin Acceptance, Bitcoin Taxes

    Bitcoin Is Not So Evil After All

    Bitcoin is being used to do good work. For example, donors are now benefiting from Bitcoin’s versatility by using Bitcoin to make their charitable donations more effectively, with greater transparency, and to enhance tax benefits. Bitcoin is Becoming the Currency for Charity As the Paradise Papers reveal, the powerful have been committing fraud on an unimaginable scale with US dollars and other fiat currencies, not with Bitcoin. Indeed, because of the transparency that its blockchain

    · November 8, 2017 · 6:16 am