Crypto Community

Ross Chalmers
Community Manager

Ross first discovered Bitcoin as an undergraduate at the University of Sussex in 2013. Since then, the self-confessed Game of Thrones superfan has travelled extensively before returning to academic studies with Leiden University in the Netherlands to complete his MA. His focus was on the philosophies and groups underpinning the Bitcoin movement, Crypto Anarchy and the CypherPunks.

If Bitcoin is a new form of life…

Trendsetter and cypherpunk Jameson Lopp recently described the Bitcoin ecosystem as “a new form of life.” My favourite reference from his quite accurate analogy is full nodes representing white blood cells to...

Nation states and cryptocurrencies

News, whether fake or true, consistently filters through of nation states either banning Bitcoin or creating their own centralised cryptocurrency. But why do both stories appear so often? Bitcoin...

Roger Ver and shady marketing

Ever used Bitcoin.com? If you haven’t, Bitcoin.com is a domain run by early evangelist Roger Ver. Roger was, for a long time, one of the early believers in Bitcoin,...

Is the Bitcoin baby maturing?

The golden goose that Bitcoin has been chasing, an ETF, has once again been cancelled. This was unsurprising to many, though one could have expected more of a reaction...

Blockchain and the games industry

Yesterday, I attended the Blockchain Gaming Connects conference hosted in London. While it was largely a gaming conference with blockchain attached, there were still plenty of attendees highlighting their...

2019 will be the year of the purge

The cryptocurrency markets are oversaturated. They have been for many years. Despite all the hype, the necessity of blockchain technology in every industry imaginable is yet to be proven....
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