Article: Bitcoin: Latest Price Record Is Irrelevant Compared To ‘Quiet Revolution’ Of Cryptocurrency, Experts Say

Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin: Latest Price Record Is Irrelevant Compared To ‘Quiet Revolution’ Of Cryptocurrency, Experts Say

In the longer term, the underlying technology could see this growth sustained through its ability to transform the financial system through radically more efficient payments and transactions through its peer-to-peer network.

“An ongoing pandemic may be furthering a safe haven narrative for bitcoin, particularly in emerging markets where bitcoin is gaining traction,” said Paolo Ardoino, chief technology officer of leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.

“While this particular all-time high will make headline, daily price movements are of little consequence in comparison to the quiet revolution that is blockchain technology… This rally could possibly herald bitcoin’s first meaningful encroachment into the legacy financial system and credit card industry.”

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Article: Bitcoiners love dogs, gold bugs prefer cats — Important new research

Crypto, Knowledge

Bitcoiners love dogs, gold bugs prefer cats — Important new researchBitcoiners love dogs, gold bugs prefer cats — Important new research

The research found that there is a significant disparity between women’s views on gold as an investment as opposed to crypto. Around 46.7% of gold investors are women and 53.5% are men, while among crypto investors, 71.9% are men and just 28.1% are women.

The crypto gender gap is nothing new and it is widely believed the crypto and blockchain sectors are male-dominanted. However, research is showing that the gap has been shrinking over the past couple of years, as crypto gradually embeds itself into mainstream society.

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