It’s easy to make money in the block market when the price of bitcoin is soaring. But what about now?

Just three months ago (three months in crypto time = three years in human time), bitcoin was hitting new highs, topping out at about $63,500 per bitcoin. Today, it’s about half that.

Manic, followed by depressive.

If this is your first ride on the crypto roller coaster, you may feel like throwing up. It’s easy to buy bitcoin when times are good, constantly refreshing the price, watching your investment go up and up. Then, in just three months, it loses…


Imagine if you had a superpower that let you invest in the next Google, Amazon, or Apple.

I picture this as a kind of “Spidey Sense” that lets you spot the next high-growth, billion-dollar company. Let’s call this superpower “Uni-Sense.”

Today I’ll help you unlock that superpower.

This is a bold claim, but that’s how confident I am in the growth of DeFi, the Decentralized Finance technology that’s coming to take over the banks. I’m even more confident that they have no idea what’s happening: DeFi is eating banks.

If you’re new to the space, DeFi is a new kind…


Nathan Cummings was a grocery tycoon (you don’t hear those two words very often) who built Consolidated Foods, later known as The Sara Lee Corporation. You may know Sara Lee for their frozen cakes, but the company was much more, selling a wide variety of foods, beverages, and household products around the world.

Although he came from humble beginnings, the first child of Jewish Lithuanian immigrants, Cummings became a very rich man. As his wealth grew, he gave much of it away, becoming an avid philanthropist, especially in the arts. …


Way back in February 2020 B.C. (Before Covid), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester Peirce put together a proposal to help the blockchain industry innovate in a safe manner. In plain language, she suggested a three-year “Safe Harbor” — or grace period — to allow blockchain projects to achieve decentralization, allowing more projects to be “born in the USA.”

We were very supportive of this idea, and since Commissioner Peirce asked for feedback from the blockchain community, we worked with our Bitcoin Market Journal newsletter subscribers to help improve the proposal. …


When I wrote my blockchain investing book in September 2018, I laid out a Blockchain Believers Portfolio, which was smart and simple:

  • Start your investment with any amount (I used $10,000).
  • Invest the same amount each month (I used $100).
  • Put it into mostly stocks and bonds, with a small amount toward bitcoin.

That’s it. Set it and forget it.

The goal was to make it super-easy for everyday investors to build long-term wealth: blockchain for everyone.

I couldn’t get any financial advisers interested in the Blockchain Believers Portfolio.

I couldn’t get any bankers interested in the Blockchain Believers Portfolio.


The Media Shower content platform now supports Google Docs.

This is a big deal, because now it allows you to collaborate with your entire team to create better content.

Here’s what it looks like in the Media Shower platform:


I bought a Tesla with bitcoin.

In this column I’ll explain how I did it, and saved money at the same time. (You can also download our new bitcoin-to-Tesla spreadsheet at the end of this article, if you want to run the numbers yourself.)

Back in February 2021, when Daddy Musk announced we’d be able to buy a Tesla with bitcoin “in the near future,” my wife and I went to our local Tesla dealer to inquire. They had no idea what we were talking about.

But this got our wheels turning. We were in the market for a new…


Quick Summary: As blockchain investors, we look for underlying value. Most NFTs today have zero underlying value. But NFTs as a concept have a ton of potential value, especially if they are linked to things that really do have value (like earning future royalties on a pop song NFT, for example).

The illustration above is an animated flying cat with a Pop-Tart body. It recently sold to a collector for over half a million dollars.

If you’re new to this world of digital collectibles, also known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), this will require some explaining.

This animated GIF is Nyan…


A new blockchain project called Big Data Protocol launched one week ago. As I write this, the project is currently worth $100 million. Let me repeat: $100 million in one week. Today I’ll explain how they did it.

This won’t be easy, because this project is made out of weapons-grade Unexplanium. That said, there is something innovative here: it’s a sign of what awaits us in the very near future. As investors, it’s critically important to take away several lessons from this project, whether or not you choose to invest.

We’ll begin with a quick blockchain history lesson.

The Age of the ICO

Late 2017…


In my Part 1 of my series on meme stocks, I explained how Elon Musk is using the new communication form of Internet memes to drive up the price of both Dogecoin and Bitcoin. The TL;DR version is:

· Memes are the way a new generation of investors communicate;

· Memes spread like viruses;

· Like viral DNA, memes pack a lot of meaning into a short encoded picture or video.

When memes are used to promote specific stock market investments (GameStop) or block market investments (Dogecoin) where there’s very little underlying value, we have a problem, because things can…

Sir John Hargrave

Author of Mind Hacking (www.mindhacki.ng). CEO of Media Shower (www.mediashower.com). Making things better.

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