Media

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Television

CNBC Africa, 22 November 2018 – Crypto Trader

Euronews, 28 January 2015 – On the Frontline – Shining a Light on the Dark Net

Radio

BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, 5 November 2015

Podcasts

Late Confirmation with Marc Hochstein, September 2018 – Concordia 1 and Concordia 2

Unchained with Laura Shin, March 2018 – The Skeptics’ Episode

Investor’s Field Guide with Patrick O’Shaughnessy, January 2018 – The Cryptopocalypse

Op-eds

Nouriel Roubini and Preston Byrne, Project Syndicate/The Guardian, 5 March 2018. Bitcoin is based on the blockchain pipe dream

Preston Byrne, CoinDesk, 1 December 2017. Bitcoin is an emerging systemic risk.

Preston Byrne, New Statesman, 2013. Various articles on housing policy and legal aid reform.

Preston Byrne writing as the Adam Smith Institute, September 2013. Burning down the house: Why Help to Buy will ruin Britain’s housing market (Update, 29 October 2018: Help to Buy did, in fact, ruin Britain’s housing market and is being cancelled by the government as a result.)

Quoted by…

CoinDesk, 8 November 2018 – Expect the SEC to target more token exchanges after EtherDelta

Washington Post, 1 November 2018 – One of the hottest things in cryptocurrency: stablecoins

The Block, 29 October 2018 – eToro’s recent listing looks like a security, but the firm isn’t worried about regulators

Nouriel Roubini, 11 October 2018 – written testimony for hearing “Exploring the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem” before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Community Affairs

Financial Times, 14 September 2018 – Canary Wharf departures show strains in wider crypto market

Forbes, 5 September 2018 – A major push to use blockchain to link autonomous vehicle development on an open-source network

The Economist, 1 September 2018 – Initial Coin Offerings have become big business

Forbes, 1 August 2018 – Nobel Prize winner joins blockchain startup to fix smart contracts

FT Alphaville, 25 June 2018 – The John Taylor-backed “stablecoin” that’s backed by, um, stability

Fortune, 22 June 2018 – Ex-GoDaddy Execs Raise $6.5 Million for Cheap, Android Phone-Friendly Blockchain

Financial Times, 8 June 2018 – Who really owns Bitcoin now?

MIT Technology Review, 7 June 2018 – “Stablecoins” are trending, but they may ignore basic economics

VentureBeat, 27 May 2018 – Stablecoins: Brilliant idea or disaster waiting to happen?

Vice/Motherboard, 1 May 2018 – The ‘Holy Grail’ of cryptocurrency looks like the banks we already know and hate

Financial Times, 26 March 2018 – Law firms look to capitalize on Initial Coin Offering boom

FT Alphaville, 23 March 2018 – The “academic’s cryptocurrency” is an elegant waste of time

Digiday, 13 Feburary 2018 – Salon to adblock users: “let us use your computers to mine cryptocurrency.” Really.

Quartz, 6 February 2018 – The US Senate just learned what Bitcoiners mean by “HODL”

Forbes, 24 January  2018 – Another “stablecoin” debuts – can asset-backed cryptocurrencies ward off crypto volatility?

Fortune, 27 December 2017 – 19 Bitcoin accounts you should really follow on Twitter.

Financial Times, 29 November 2017 – Drivers and risks of the cryptocurrency boom

Forbes (Senior Contributor Frances Coppola), 29 November 2017 – Bitcoin’s enormous price rise exposes the irrational beliefs of investors 

Forbes, 2 October 2017 – Are ICOs for “Utility Tokens” selling securities? Prominent crypto players say “yes”

FT Alphaville, 23 August 2017 – Of crypto apples and other fantastical fruit

Forbes, 17 July 2017 – How to speculate in ICOs: 10 practical tips

The New York Times, 23 June 2017 – Easiest Path to Riches on the Web? An Initial Coin Offering

Coindesk, 23 May 2017 – The legality of ICOs – past, present and future

Coindesk, 11 April 2017 – Monax adds blockchain code to Hyperledger Github repository

Reuters, 19 December 2016 – Digital currency sales take off, but with no regulation, questions abound

Coindesk, 30 November 2016 – Blockchain pros debate ‘looming challenges’ for smart contracts

TechCrunch, 30 October 2016 – Zcash, Blockstack, and appcoins, Oh My!

Coindesk, 18 August 2016 – The dream of the DAO stubbornly lives on

American Banker, 19 May 2016 – The DAO might be groundbreaking, but is it legal?

Coindesk, 2 March 2016 – 40 banks trial commercial paper trading in latest R3 blockchain test

American Banker, 24 February 2016 – Can blockchain technology really unclog the capital markets?

New York Business Journal, 29 January 2016 – PwC becomes first ‘Big Four’ accounting firm to publicly partner with blockchain startups

Coindesk, 16 December 2015 – Microsoft Azure announces new offerings for its Blockchain-as-a-Service platform

The Guardian, 9 November 2015 – Tech firms warn Snooper’s Charter could end strong encryption in Britain

Washington Post, 4 November 2015 – Britain seeks to overhaul web surveillance after Snowden leaks

Coindesk, 2 August 2015 – Eris COO: Private and public blockchains need to coexist

Coindesk, 28 July 2015 – The American Banker conference: lines drawn in blockchain debate

Financial Times, 2 June 2015 – Tech sector figures warn of hit from planned UK data law

American Banker, 19 May 2015 – NASDAQ signals confidence in Bitcoin, not just the blockchain

The Wall Street Journal, 14 April 2015 – “Blockchains without coins” stir tensions in Bitcoin community

FT Alphaville, 20 March 2015 – Blockchains as a public and private resource

FT Alphaville, 4 February 2015 – Bitcoin continues to evolve into a worse version of the current system

The Guardian, 13 January 2015 – David Cameron in ‘cloud cuckoo land’ over encrypted messaging apps ban

The Telegraph, 05 August 2014 – Bitcoin trades slump as cryptocurrency’s rise stalls

City AM, 18 March 2014 – Why an independent Venice should adopt Dogecoin

City AM, 17 March 2014 – Dogecoin just sent $11,000 over Twitter – instantly

New Statesman, 2 September 2013 – Think tank slams Help to Buy: “Government is the housing crisis”