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The Bear Case for Bitcoin

Featuring John Dwyer

Apr 19, 2016 • 37 minutes

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Cypherpunks beyond Bitcoin

The Bear Case for Bitcoin

Featuring John Dwyer

Apr 19, 2016 • 37 minutes

John Dwyer, Fintech Analyst at Celent, takes us in granular detail through the bear case on Bitcoin, after a thorough investigation of the paradoxes and structural weaknesses led him to move away from advocacy of the cryptocurrency. John discusses individual challenges such as the 51% attack and devalued mining incentives, and expands to discuss the irony of a centralized controlled mining network, the central flaw in the Bitcoin incentive scheme, and the alternatives to Bitcoin that are addressing these issues. Show More

Cryptocurrency pioneers explain the advancements that have already been made, and make farsighted predictions about the future of money.

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Cryptocurrency pioneers explain the advancements that have already been made, and make farsighted predictions about the future of money.

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