Vlad Costea

Vlad Costea

Vlad says that he's a political science graduate with a fascination for Bitcoin and free markets. His profs say he's a crazy anarchist who probably doesn't deserve his degrees. His parents say he's wasting his potential on a pipe dream.

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Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High

We explore the possible reasons behind a new all-time high in the number of Bitcoin addresses that hold at least 1 satoshi.

Vlad Costea
Dec 9, 2019

Video: Justin S. Wales on How the First Amendment Protects Bitcoin

Justin S. Wales, senior council at Carlton Fields, discusses his recent research paper and how the First Amendment protects the Bitcoin network.

Vlad Costea
Dec 4, 2019

Video: Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino on Adding Lightning Network Support

Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino talks about the challenges and expectations for the exchange’s recent integration of Lightning Network deposits and withdrawals.

Vlad Costea
Dec 2, 2019

Op Ed: Why We Can All Feel Thankful for Bitcoin

Why should we feel thankful for Bitcoin? Vlad Costea reflects on how it has changed our views on finance, politics, law and economics.

Vlad Costea
Nov 28, 2019

YouTube Demonetizing Your Content? Bitcoin Fixes This

With YouTube poised to penalize a broad array of videos, content creators can use these five steps to monetize their work with bitcoin.

Vlad Costea
Nov 25, 2019

Video: Bruce Fenton on the Bitcoin Foundation, Satoshi Roundtable and Scaling

Satoshi Roundtable organizer and long-time Bitcoin advocate Bruce Fenton discusses his early days in Bitcoin, scaling debates and outlook on privacy.

Vlad Costea
Nov 21, 2019

The Bolt-A-Thon Sequel to Spark Lightning Innovation

The second Bolt-A-Thon will take place via livestream in December 2019. Presentations and a hackathon are expected to boost the Lightning Network.

Vlad Costea
Nov 18, 2019

Video: Connie Gallippi on BitGive and Bitcoin Charity

In this video interview, BitGive founder Connie Gallippi discusses the bitcoin-based charities longevity and appeal to HODLers.

Vlad Costea
Nov 18, 2019

Bitcoin Wallet Reviews: What’s the Best Hardware Wallet on the Market? Part 3

This third entry in our series reviewing the leading hardware bitcoin wallets on the market scrutinizes their privacy and security.

Vlad Costea
Nov 14, 2019

Evercoin 2 Joins the Mobile Hardware Wallet Market

Evercoin has announced its detachable, mobile-focused hardware wallet. But how does it compare to the rest of the market?

Vlad Costea
Nov 12, 2019