Issue #387: Bitcoin, incentives, and rationality
When it comes to Bitcoin, there are three main incentive drivers, as you can see from the screenshot above. What I find extremely fascinating and even exciting is the fact that we do not have certainty around the third main incentive driver; transaction fees.
Issue #320: A Sunday tale for your Tuesday morning
What we learned towards the end of last Summer is exactly what Matthew is describing in his thread, node operators ultimately decide what Bitcoin is and miners are contracted out to secure the network and collect block rewards and transaction fees for their service.
Issue #319: PoW is extremely efficient
The fact Bitcoin has created a beautiful incentive system to make sure we humans are as efficient as possible when it comes to the consumption of energy is lost on most people, especially those championing PoS; a materially less secure and economically unfair system that favors incumbents.