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Opinion

2020 Crypto Resolutions

We reckon 2020 is going to be a huge year for crypto. Here are three ideas to help you make the most of it. Ah, the New Year. A time

2020 Vision

Behold: the trends and tropes that (we think) are going to shape crypto in 2020. I suspect that in retrospect 2019 will be viewed as a year of false promise

A Very Crypto Christmas

Beer, barbie and a captive audience – there’s no better time of year to get chatting about crypto. Here’s how to broach the subject. You know it’s coming. There you

A Miner Key

Prices are going down, down, down. Are we witnessing the effects of miner capitulation? The crypto markets have a way of making us feel foolish. A month ago we were

Island of Stability

They won’t make you rich, but stablecoins are crypto’s hottest property. Here’s why they matter. On November 1, CoinJar added trading support for USD Coin (USDC), a US-dollar pegged stablecoin

BlockChaina: China Says “Get in the Car”

After months of brutal downtrend, bitcoin just had its best day since 2011 – and you can thank Xi Jinping.

Adoption Blues

Despite our best efforts, cryptocurrency remains a fringe pursuit. Could a new film help spread the love? Sometimes blockchain can feel like a Magic Eye picture: the kind of thing

BTCO₂

Mining Bitcoin uses more electricity than the entire country of Switzerland. Is cryptocurrency an unmitigated eco-disaster? The recent announcement that bitcoin mining is consuming more energy each year than Switzerland

The Millennial Factor

When it comes to crypto, why are the under-35s so receptive to this strange, unprecedented idea? If you’ve ever tried to explain bitcoin to a parent/authority figure/anyone over the age

All the alts are dying

Bitcoin has had a hell of a year. So, why are the altcoins being absolutely obliterated? During the 2017 crypto bull run people noticed that the market had started following