just an anecdote about software optimization.
my macbook pro m1 can take quite a while converting an image to png in photoshop. it can hang for maybe up to 10 seconds at 99%.
my 11th gen i7 vaio does it instantaneously. like, before you hit save instantaneously.
i may get the new one...
I sold my home and took profits, turning my mortgage payments into an 11 year savings account. No capital gains on that.
My paychecks will be going to gold and bitcoin, and for very different reasons.
Real estate stinks. I learned that after looking at the pacific northwest last summer.
Strike’s mobile payments app launched in El Salvador in March and quickly became the number one downloaded app in the country...
Bitcoin is what allows the lowest of the working class of impoverished countries to have a store of value that isn't continuously eroded by hyperinflation.
People that complain that its boring are in a position of economic privilege. Some of these people don't have access to clean water.
Visa is not a settlement network. It is not a self contained system.
You need to add the energy of the world banking system, the federal reserve and the military.
Energy usage doesn’t scale with Bitcoin transaction count. Single Bitcoin transactions can also send money to many iinputs at once...