Rootstock has launched a 2.5 million US dollar grant programme for developers of Bitcoin-based DeFi applications.Continue reading
Keep Bitcoin Congestion-Free!
The Bitcoin blockchain is currently bloated with useless data and memecoins, which makes transactions slow and expensive. Luckily, there are ways to fix this.Continue reading
Celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day in a GOOD Way!
May 22nd is Bitcoin Pizza Day. Let’s turn it into a worldwide charity event. Buy a pizza for Bitcoin and give it to someone who needs it!Continue reading
The US Congress vs. the SEC
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is on a crusade against cryptocurrencies. Now the US Congress demands clarity from SEC chair Gary Gensler. By Christoph BergmannContinue reading
Igor Vzlomchik: “I hate Bitcoin!”
For some days this blog was offline because it got hacked. But I identified the hacker and interviewed him.Continue reading
Here’s the Rootstock Rooftop Party Video
Our latest Rootstock Rooftop Party in Playa del Carmen was fun! This one minute video captures the atmosphere quite well.
₿aby, You Can ₿uy My Car
The first car bought for Bitcoin will be signed by Bitcoin veterans and auctioned off for a good cause during Bitcoin 2023 in Miami.Continue reading
My Bitcoin Journey
You might wonder how I got into Bitcoin. Here is my personal story.Continue reading
Cheeseknives and Enlightenment
Why a secular currency like Bitcoin is the best money for the Information Age – by Jörg PlatzerContinue reading
Meet the Hyperbitcoinizers!
The first band that was named after a blog (this one!) had its first two gigs, both at rooftop parties in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.Continue reading
A Very Special Bitcoin Meetup
Our fifth Rootstock Rooftop Meeting in Playa del Carmen was the best attended we’ve ever had – and also the most fun.Continue reading
Your Biggest Mistakes with Bitcoin?
I have produced a little booklet which can help new Bitcoin users avoid the five biggest mistakes. What do you think about it?Continue reading
Hyperbitcoinization in 90 Days?
The banking crisis sends up Bitcoin by 40% – and a venture capitalist bets one million dollar on its rapid victory. By Christoph BergmannContinue reading
Diego Gutiérrez and Angelina Aleksandrovich Will Speak at Our Next Rooftop Party
At our next Bitcoin event in Playa del Carmen on March 28th we will have some prominent and attractive speakers.Continue reading
Never Trust a Bank!
What does the collapse of three banks, including the Silicon Valley Bank, mean for Bitcoin?Continue reading
Is “Artificial Intelligence” Overrated?
The future of AI is a topic that generates a lot of discussion, and some people believe that it is overrated. By Chat GPTContinue reading
“Crypto Saved Our Soldiers’ Lives”
Ukraine has received more than 125 million US dollars in crypto donations since the Russian invasion began on February 24, 2022 * by Christoph BergmannContinue reading
Rooftop Party Tulum Style
Some impressions from our 4th Rootstock Rooftop Party in Playa del Carmen with guests from Tulum.Continue reading
Where Nature Meets Technology
The 2nd Tulum Crypto Fest will take place in May 2023. Here are some impressions from this rather special crypto event.Continue reading
The Green Side of Bitcoin (Part IV): Saving a Wildlife Park
The Virunga National Park in Congo is home to many endangered species, but is now in danger itself. Bitcoin mining brings much-needed revenue to the park. By Christoph BergmannContinue reading
Rootstock Rooftop Party with Lorena Ortiz
For the third time, we invited the Bitcoin community in Playa del Carmen (Mexico) to a party with a special guest on a rooftop.Continue reading