Tag Archives: Bitcoin


In the Intersection of Social Media and Cryptocurrencies

Is this the future of social media? UPDATE February 17, 2018: I have published another post titled A Billion Dollar Disaster of a Business Model about Steemit after using and researching it more in depth. There are countless social media platforms out there. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and the list goes on. Of course, Medium […]


How the Hodlers Fail the Crypto-Economy

December 2017 was a missed opportunity for hodlers as well as the crypto-market in general. Hodlers could act responsibly in December 2017 and be rewarded for their actions. Instead they’ve chosen to be greedy. They’ve lost the opportunity to profit and to contribute to the stability of the crypto-market. By hodlers, I don’t mean the […]


Technical Analysis of Stock Prices is Useless

Holidays have been just over and I had some great time with family and friends. I met an old friend in my hometown and most of our conversation was focused on cryptocurrencies. At a certain moment, my friend started to explain his technical analysis on Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. My old friend told me to […]


7 Tips for a First Time Bitcoin Investor

My credit card is hacked. Again. This is the second time my credit card is canceled because of fraudulent transactions. Make no mistake, I don’t use my credit card recklessly. I use it only with a few reputable websites and brick and mortar shops. I didn’t have to pay for the fraudulent transactions attempted via […]


Before You Invest All of Your Savings in Bitcoin

Ask yourself the following questions: “Am I ready to lose all of my investments in Bitcoin?” “How would I behave, if Bitcoin price crashed 80%?” I even hear stories of people withdrawing credit from bank to invest more than 100% of their net worth in Bitcoin. If you find yourself in that situation let me […]


Cryptocurrency Bubble and Why It’s a Good Thing

The state of the current Cryptocurrency space reminds me the state of the Dot-Com Bubble of early 2000’s. Is that a bad thing? Not necessarily. Some companies, such as Amazon and eBay, survived and thrived after that era. New and successful companies followed them after the bubble. The Dot-Com Bubble was a great time for […]

Burak Bilgin

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