Mitchell Hamilton

Henry Ford and the genius of bitcoin

14 April 2024 3:00 am

In 1729, the French philosopher Voltaire wrote: ‘All paper money returns to its intrinsic value: zero.’ Since then, over 500…

Surviving the wild: the road to Kibera

1 April 2024 1:12 pm

I found myself in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, planning on making a trip down to Nairobi overland. Some friends had…

Bitcoin: not a fad, not a scam

23 March 2024 2:00 am

Throw open the door to bitcoin miners

The secret life of Bitcoin

7 October 2023 1:00 am

The point of this article is to address two common criticisms of Bitcoin. The first is that it’s created out…

On the streets of Ukraine

2 September 2023 5:00 am

Within 30 seconds of arriving and getting into a taxi, an air raid siren went off across the city. The…

Cash is King, Bitcoin is God

21 May 2023 4:00 am

While most people rage over the Voice to Parliament or men competing in women’s sports, there is a real battle…

North Korea: the man who would be God

2 April 2023 5:00 am

There were around 50 of us standing in a car park and waiting for something but we didn’t know what.…

The Melbourne art scene: diluted mediocrity

20 March 2023 5:00 am

The building is ugly and the inside is confusing. There are people everywhere and you have to look around for…

Printing money: inflation comes for the West

4 March 2023 7:26 pm

Groceries aren’t rising in price and giant supermarket chains aren’t making record profits. The value of money is collapsing. That’s…