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Bitcoin Q&A: Price volatility and store-of-value
March 11, 2019
Does price volatility negatively impact bitcoin’s use as a store of value? What contributes to volatility? Are there cartels in the cryptocurrency markets, manipulating prices? Why did so many people buy into bitcoin at the end of 2017?
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The Internet of Money: Five Yeas Later –
Beyond Price: Bitcoin’s Impact on the Future –
The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money –
Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money –
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.
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He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.
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