Lightning: The Bitcoin Scaling Tech You Really Should Know
"What is bitcoin? Can I buy, like, pizza with it?" Asked by sports blogger Dave Portnoy in his inaugural video as a bitcoin investor, the comment cuts to the core of a truism about the network: while it's been billed as a "digital currency," it's actually not all the useful for payments today. In short, you're very unlikely to stumble on a bodega that accepts it (should you even want to spend it).