John Biggs

John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times. He runs the Technotopia podcast about a better future. He has written five books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette’s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?
Bitcoins are discovered rather than printed. Computers around the world “mine” for coins by competing with each other.
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What is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?
In 2016, developers Thaddeus Dryja and Joseph Poon proposed a protocol called “the lightning network” that would enable faster and cheaper transactions while not having to change the block size.
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Why Use Bitcoin?
It’s fast, it’s cheap to use, it’s private and central governments can’t take it away.
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What Are Bitcoin Mining Pools?
Find out what bitcoin mining pools are and how to join them. The same methods can be used for most cryptocurrencies.
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How Can I Buy Bitcoin?
With bitcoin adoption continuing to rise, it’s now possible to purchase the digital asset across a wide range of exchanges, brokerages and apps.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for July 2, 2020
With traditional markets moving up and BTC sticking to its recent tight trading range, Markets Daily is back with another bitcoin news roundup.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for July 1, 2020
With a historically boring update to bitcoin's mining difficulty and the digital dollar back in the news, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back for your bitcoin news roundup.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 30, 2020
As Zimbabwe embarks on its fifth bout of hyperinflation in modern history, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with another bitcoin news roundup.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 29, 2020
After a rough weekend, the price of BTC is back above $9,000 and Markets Daily from CoinDesk is here with another bitcoin news roundup.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for June 26, 2020
With new data from the Federal Reserve suggesting that the cryptocurrency might not be the answer to dire economic times, Markets Daily is back with your latest Bitcoin news roundup!
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