Episode 104 – Future Value of Bitcoin: The Block Size Debate

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The Story:

Bitcoin has now been around since 2009, so far it has proven itself as a viable form of money, as well as a stand alone financial ecosystem for transferring value. However, as Bitcoin is growing in transaction volume, this next quarter might have its challenges and many have mixed ideas about the future of this new technology. Experts have been divided over the key issue – to increase the block size or not. Along with this long running block size debate, Bitcoin will soon reach another critical milestone – the next reduction in mining reward (bitcoin halving). Here we have what might cause to the additional growth of backlogged bitcoin transactions and a reduction in Bitcoin processing power.

In this episode Kurt and Aaron discuss their thoughts on these uncertainties and upcoming events of Bitcoin. For anyone invested in Bitcoin or interested in getting involved, its time to get serious about your crypto strategy. We all have a paradise of research ahead… Join us in a portfolio shaking and fingernail biting episode of The Paradise Paradox!

[Edit: Kurt says that Bitcoin Classic isn’t widely used, but that’s incorrect, as Bitcoin Classic is now approaching 25% of total Bitcoin nodes. 10th of May, 2016]

The Eps:

Episode 75 – Andreas Antonopoulos: The Disruptarian
Episode 76 – Is Wright The Wrong Satoshi
Episode 78 – Humberto Quintanilla: PulseBTC
Episode 79 – Amanda B. Johnson & Pete Eyre: The Daily Decrypt
Episode 80 – Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar: SystemaD
Episode 82 – Tuur Demeester: Adamant Research
Episode 84 – Bitcoin Price Factors (BTC halving)
Episode 85 – Diaz Rodolfo: Musical Bitcoin
Episode 52 – The Panopticon & Your Privacy: Juan Galt

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