Monthly Archives: February 2015
(EDIT, 17/3/15 – and also tl;dr: our distributed does-what-YouTube-does-but-we-can’t-call-it-YouTube is done. Head over to the repo to play around.) Everything you think you know about blockchains is dead wrong: Blockchains aren’t printing presses for money. They’re distributed authentication databases. Smart contracts have nothing to do with the law. They are, as Casey says, scripts – which allow […]
Some celebrities are trying to start a tax protest. Much as I like a bit of civil disobedience I don’t recommend it. Read the whole thing.
And I’m quoted in the article, entitled After the Bitcoin Gold Rush: Eris Industries, an Ethereum-based project to enable radically decentralized decision-making (named after the Greek goddess of chaos), has pivoted to building internal networks for banks… For the most part, though, big business is catching up to Bitcoin’s Edens and remaking them in its image… “You […]
Originally posted on Daily Fintech:
The meme that mass adoption for Bitcoin will happen first in the developing world is spreading fast. I don’t buy it. These stories are written by people in the West who are Bitcoin enthusiasts and who are depressed by the lack of mass adoption in the West. So, they grasp…