Not all of us have the chance to talk with, or to ask Michael. Saylor a question. Imagine if you were able to get a chance to ask him one question, what would it be?
When he will start paying Microstrategy employees in bitcoin?
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I wish they would. It would make it a lot easier for other companies to do so.
He's been asked this. I believe his answer was something along the lines of, if they want to be paid in bitcoin they can be (most of us know several ways of doing this). The reason they don't has to do with accounting and tax complexities. Not saying I agree with him. I'm not a CPA, tax expert, and have never run a publicly traded company. He's probably right that is simpler to use fiat and let the employees deal with it. I suspect if the tax code and accounting rules changed they would offer it. I do recall that general accounting rules changed recently and that will greatly help MSTR when reporting on their company balance sheets. I suspect the same would be true on this if the "rules" change.
When you play in the fiat world, run a public company or even a private company you have to abide by the rules of the state or they come after you. Its like Jesus said. Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's. If you play in the fiat world you live by their rules. Bitcoin will win because it is a new alternative system that can grow and overtake the old system.
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For those that don't know. Pretty much anyone (employees) with a direct deposit can get paid in bitcoin now using services like Bitwage, Strike, and CashApp to name a few.
@DarthCoin has a guide for setting up Bitwage.
I would ask Saylor, what needs to change for Microstrategy to start paying employees in bitcoin?
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what needs to change for Microstrategy to start paying employees in bitcoin?
Damn right question! Once people start being paid in Bitcoin, all their life is changed.
I was bEing paid in bitcoin from 2016 and in 2018 when I said goodbye to all bank accounts, my life changed TOTALLY.
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good one!
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This is a very stupid question, incredibly stupid and bearish for human civilization because of its stupidity.
I tire of explaining things to foolish LARPers, so the rest of this comment is left as an exercise for the reader.
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Can you slip me one or two? You won't even miss it.
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For real.
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Came here to say this very same thing! 🤣🤣🤣
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He has already committed to taking his personal stash to the grave, what could be more altruistic than that, every single Bitcoiner will benefit from it.
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What can you do in service of the btc ecosystem, other than simply buying and holding, now that you have almost 1% of the supply?
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He recently announced that Micro Strategy will become a Bitcoin company. I'm still not sure what that means, but it seems they are starting to develop for the Bitcoin ecosystem.
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Provide the best steel man argument around how Bitcoin could fail.
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Didn't he already do this? Just before telling the interviewer that its going up forever.
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I’ve heard him argue to some level that bitcoin fails if we try changing or fucking with it (op_cat / BIPs etc) and mess up incentives.
More so curious if he has other opinions he doesn’t share publicly
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67 sats \ 1 reply \ @senf 26 Feb
What's your favorite kind of sandwich?
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Maybe Breedlove can help us with this one. Who knows, maybe pulled gator with horse radish on toasted Peta.
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10 sats \ 2 replies \ @OT 26 Feb
What will happen to the MicroStrategy bitcoin when you pass away?
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That would be my question as well. Is being a bitcoiner a main criteria to promoting successors into C-level? Are shareholders and board already orangepilled enough to ensure the next CEO will be bitcoiner.
Hard to imagine.
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Most likely its all been defined before the board even accepted the idea of going Bitcoin. Multi-sig it most likely a requirement.
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If he has an innie or outtie belly button
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Maybe he has the quantum button, its both at the same time.
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What are your future plans with Saylor Academy, and how are you going to incorporate bitcoin into it?
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It Saylor Academy any good? Has anyone here tried it out? I'm looking for reviews...
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The bitcoin courses were pretty good, Bitcoin for Developers and Bitcoin for Everyone. There's little errors throughout like spelling, formatting, and things not rendering on the site, but overall the content and test/quizzes are great.
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Thanks! I will give them a try
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This one means a lot to me also, I think he is doing something really cool with this, and would like to see more.
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When did you first hear about Bitcoin?
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Does he really plan on buying forever and then bring the btc to the grave with him.
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I'd ask him why he hasn't zapped a single pleb on nostr 😂
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Why does he think it's appropriate to be a spook stacking sats for the feds
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What's his chess elo
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When do you intend to stop purchasing Bitcoin and leave some for us plebs?
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Where did you get the ballz to do this? :-)
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When will he start supporting bitcoin devs?
When will he start supporting Nostr and leave Twitter shithole?
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How's your trade going?
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"How about gifting me some of your coins, mister"
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What will you do when the government declares seizure of all privately owned Bitcoin assets?
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Michael does not have children...
I would ask him if he is already clear about his inheritance plan? Do he plan to donate his BTC to a foundation or take them to his grave and thus donate them to the entire community?
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Do you have a specific goal in terms of how much Bitcoin you want to own? Or are you just going to keep buying until you can't afford any more?
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What is your seed phrase?
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he probably talks in his sleep, just need to listen close enough.
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Fucker doesn't preach about self custody. He is only half pilled.
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163 sats \ 2 replies \ @joda 26 Feb
He's selling stock in a publicly traded company. His legal obligation is to shareholders.
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Yep, thats my guess as well. There are probably some legal, as well as board member requirements for the custodial relationship.
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Not what I am saying.
He screams 'buy bitcoin'. But is not encouraging the mainstream to take custody.
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He is probably required to use a custodian, at least for the corp. Bitcoin, since it technically belongs to the shareholders, at least a portion of it.
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Yeah let's see how well that works.
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What if 1933 happens again? His company will have to hand over all btc to the state.