Sunday, July 12, 2020

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Hyper-Stablecoinization: From Eurodollars to Crypto-Dollars

Crypto-dollarization is the world's next best hope to meet its insatiable demand for U.S. dollars.

Money Reimagined: COVID-19’s Crash Course in Exponential Math

Money requires a network effect, helped by the self-reinforcing idea that “everyone’s using it because everyone’s using it.”

Blockchain Tech Can Verify Credentials, But Beware Credentialism

Blockchain-based credentials can make getting back to work and school easier post-COVID. But we must resist the urge to put every life achievement on...

I’m a Syrian Refugee. This Is How Bitcoin Changed My Life

Now living in the Netherlands, Tey Elrjula explains how bitcoin helped him build a new life as an entrepreneur, educator and author.

What DeFi Can Learn From ‘InFi’

By studying informal financial cooperation, including lending circles, blockchain developers can uncover new opportunities, says our columnist.

Weed Out the Soviet-Era Ponzi Scheme Eating Ethereum

The MMM Ponzi accounts for 10% of Ethereum's transactions and 50% of Paxos's. It's time the Ethereum community did something about it.

How Bitcoin Is Like Ham Radio

Bitcoin is decentralized, good in an emergency, supported by passionate fans and not likely ever to see mainstream adoption, says our columnist.

The New US-Mexico-Canada Trade Pact Holds Opportunity for Distributed Tech

NAFTA's replacement, which comes into force today, contains several provisions that might open the way for blockchain technology.

‘Money Printer Go Brrr’ Is How the Dollar Retains Reserve Status

Forecasts of the dollar's demise are premature. Demand for greenbacks has never been stronger, says our columnist.

Why the Stock-to-Flow Bitcoin Valuation Model Is Wrong

The popular stock-to-flow bitcoin valuation model has the air of academic rigor. Unfortunately, it's just math-laden marketing.

Latest news

Does COVID-19 Have the World Rethinking Dollar Supremacy?

A reading of a piece by a Yale professor and former head of Morgan Stanley Asia arguing the dollar’s status is changing rapidly.

Listen: What a Bitcoin Researcher Says About Lightning

Chaincode Labs researcher Clara Shikhelman has been studying mathematics in university since she was 14 years old. Now, as the bitcoin company’s newest post-doctoral...

Hyper-Stablecoinization: From Eurodollars to Crypto-Dollars

Crypto-dollarization is the world's next best hope to meet its insatiable demand for U.S. dollars.

The Mixed Signals Economy: The Breakdown Weekly Recap

Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.

Sale of the Century: The Inside Story of Ethereum’s 2014 Premine

"Now anyone could be an investor in one of the most cutting-edge technology companies out there. All they needed was an internet connection and...