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Happy Birthday, Bitcoin! Ten years old and time for school!

Launched in 2009 the Bitcoin network celebrates its 10th birthday this year (2019). Even after a decade, it’s just getting started. Similar to the internet in the 90’s I still consider Bitcoin to be in it’s “dial-up” phase. Most people have heard about it, some it, but few understand it. Eventually like the internet, I believe it will become a part of our everyday lives. It’s come a long way since I got involved as a Bitcoin miner-investor in 2010 back when barely anyone knew

Cold storage. Are you cool?

It amazes me how many people bought Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies and store it in their Coinbase.com account or in another exchange. They might as well deposit it into a bank that may and sometimes has gotten robbed. One reason for Bitcoin's creation was to cut out the middle man so you can take control of your own money. Don’t get me wrong, Coinbase.com is an excellent company, but you should not hold them responsible for securing your money. Be your own bank! Take respo