• Pick Your Poisson

    Block 840,000 is not just another block in the blockchain; it triggers the Bitcoin halving where the block reward is reduced from 6.25 BTC to 3.125 BTC, cutting the amount of BTC mined each day in half. You don’t have to be a Princeton economist to understand the impact this will have on the supply…

  • To Dust You Shall Return

    Consider a doomsday scenario. You spend the past couple years diligently dollar cost averaging and withdrawing to your wallet. You have a ton of small UTXO‘s and bitcoin transaction fees rise so much that your bitcoin turns into dust. You’re now unable to spend your bitcoin. For some bitcoin users, this is not a doomsday…

  • Pricing Out Inscriptions

    The battle for the future of Bitcoin is raging in real time on twitter as we are on the cusp of global economic contraction, thanks to 50+ years of the USD fiat regime, and are eagerly waiting for the approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF by the SEC. Yet, in the trenches on Twitter, the…

  • Hash Recon

    This article was originally published in The Primary Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. We’re less than 30,000 blocks out from the halvening and the table stakes couldn’t be higher. For many Bitcoin mining operators, this will make or break the bets they’ve made during this bitcoin epoch. Did I grow too fast? Can I handle a catastrophic drop…

  • The Pursuit Of Sats Flow

    This article was originally published in The Withdrawal Issue of Bitcoin Magazine. This article is written as of block height 789,088, using a BTC price of $30,000, and $0.065 kWh for the modeling. The number one question everyone inevitably asks themselves is: How could I possibly outperform bitcoin? You will not find a single answer,…

  • The Complex Dynamics of Bitcoin Hash Rate and Price: A Historical Perspective

    Introduction Bitcoin has recently experienced a surge in its hash rate, reaching a new all-time high (ATH) with an astonishing 500% increase since 2021. Interestingly, the price of Bitcoin remains down by 50%, challenging the conventional belief that the price follows the hash rate. This essay aims to explore the intricate relationship between hash rate…