Can Bitcoin boost a state’s military power? At least that’s what Major Jason Lowery thinks. In his 400-page thesis defended at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), this US Space Force officer and astronautical engineer argues that Bitcoin’s mining consensus presents a shift in the way world powers might wage war. To that end, Jason Lowery calls on his country to support and embrace Bitcoin in order for the U.S. to maintain its status as a global superpower.
Bitcoin to keep the U.S. as a superpower
In its 15 years of existence, Bitcoin has undoubtedly already proven itself as an incensurable digital currency and a haven from inflation. However, Bitcoin’s usefulness doesn’t end with its financial potential. According to an officer of theUS Space Force, Satoshi Nakamoto’s invention can strengthen the cyberdefense system, reports the Politico magazine.
Indeed, in his 400-page thesis defended at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the major Jason Lowery argues that in the digital age, Bitcoin represents a new form of warfare that will transform cybersecurity.
Jason Lowery argues, among other things, that Bitcoin’s proof-of-work mining mechanism presents a massive shift in the way world powers might wage war. To that end, the major recommends his country adopt Bitcoin. If this is not done, Jason fears that the US will lose its status as a world superpower in the coming decades.
Emerging proof-of-work technologies (namely Bitcoin) will have a dramatic impact on how humans organize, cooperate, and compete on a global scale.Major Jason Lowery
The thesis of the major Jason Lowery was published in book form last February as “Softwar: A Novel Theory on Power Projection and the National Strategic Significance of Bitcoin”.
Established in 2019, the US Space Force is responsible for organizing, training, and equipping the military throughout space for the purpose of protecting American and allied interests. In light of the regulatory atmosphere in the United States, Major Lowery’s proposal is unfortunately unlikely to be taken up…
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