Pierre Rochard

The Memory Pool

Bitcoin Governance - July 08, 2018

Compromising on trustlessness could help the Bitcoin price find a local maximum, at the expense of finding a much higher global maximum.

Speculative Attack - July 04, 2014

Bitcoin will overtake weak currencies like the dollar through speculative attacks and currency crises, not through the careful evaluation of tech journalists and 'mainstream consumers'.

The Bitcoin Central Bank's Perfect Monetary Policy - December 15, 2013

The Bitcoin Central Bank will be the longest lasting institution of its kind thanks to the anti-fragile independent monetary policy it has set in stone.

Fractional Reserve Banking is Obsolete - February 22, 2013

There is no reason to deposit your money with a 3rd party. Bitcoin makes fractional reserve banking an obsolete technology.

End the Fed: Hoard Bitcoins - February 19, 2013

Low transaction costs make Bitcoin the most competitive medium of exchange in humanity’s history, and it may be the case that a currency with even lower transaction costs is theoretically impossible.

Working and Saving are Revolutionary Acts - December 24, 2012

New capital formation is the impetus for two trends that push the equilibrium of all industries towards decentralized markets: increasing technological sophistication and a deepening of the division of labor.