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Peter Ryan
Writing about economics, history, and technology
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  • Ryan Research Newsletter 10/17/21
    17 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Hi all, I’ve got a new batch of items to share. 1.) Bitcoin’s Miner Fee Crisis Explained: A Reply to Joe Weisenthal Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal started asking questions about why bitcoin seems to have ...
  • Bitcoin’s Miner Fee Crisis Explained: A Reply To Joe Weisenthal
    12 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal permitted the fintwitterati to discuss Bitcoin’s existential problem: no one is using it. What exactly does he mean by this? The Bitcoin blockchain’s purpose is to enable us...
  • Bitcoin Philosophy - Andrew Bailey - Ryan Research Podcast #5
    03 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    I'm joined by Andrew Bailey. He is an associate professor at Yale-NUS College, where he teaches classes on money, philosophy, and politics. His work with the Resistance Money research collective aims ...
  • Ryan Research Newsletter 8/29/21
    29 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello all, Thanks to everyone that took the plunge and read my dissertation on Irish economic history. I’ll be sharing some lighter content more frequently. This newsletter format will serve as a new ...
  • Irish Anti-Imperialist and Nationalist Economics
    06 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    After a year of deep research, I’m proud to present my M.A. dissertation on Irish economic history. This compiles and expands on thoughts I’ve written about previously. I hope you better understand im...
  • Radical Irish - Angela Nagle - Ryan Research Podcast #4
    19 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read
    I'm joined by Angela Nagle. She is a writer best known for her book "Kill All Normies" where she detailed the ecosystem of the political internet. She edited "Ireland Under Austerity" which outlined o...
  • Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) - Marcelo Prates - Ryan Research Podcast #3
    02 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read
    I sit down with Marcelo Prates, a lawyer and researcher at the Banco Central do Brasil, to talk about Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). In our chat, we discuss the definitions of CBDC, bank interm...
  • Bitcoin's Third Rail: The Code is Controlled
    21 May 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    "Digital gold" is the prevailing definition of bitcoin. Bitcoin is suggested to be preferable because it is a commodity immune from human manipulation in the digital space. This is wrong. Whatever you...
  • Anti-Imperialist Economics: An Irish Perspective
    14 May 2021 • 2 min read
    The turn of the 20th century saw global revolutionary struggles to emancipate subjugated peoples from imperial forces. These struggles were certainly antagonistic but not devoid of their own positive ...
  • Writing about economics, history, and technology
    14 May 2021 • < 1 min read
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