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ETH2 for dummies

“ETH2 is the next generation of Ethereum, and even calling it Ethereum is a bit of a misnomer — it’s an entirely different project, with a new zero-to-one paradigm for how blockchains can operate at scale.” | learn more

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500 headlines about Bitcoin

Fun to skim through, but not much substance. “Bitcoin has a branding problem. It’s known as a wildly unstable financial asset, doomed fad, brogrammer fantasy, and blah blah blah. So I subjected it to a favorite branding exercise. In the […]

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Crypto theses for 2020

From Ryan Selkis (TBI), the publisher of the original list from 2017. If you’ve lost touch and want to catch up on crypto efficiently, this will do the trick. “Consider this Messari’s research foundation for the next decade. 120 people, […]

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Innovation in Bitcoin’s technology stack

This goes deep into specific projects, but not so deep into technology that it’s impossible to understand. “So much is happening at the many layers of Bitcoin’s technology stack, it can be incredibly difficult to keep track of emerging solutions. […]

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PayPal freezes payments to Pornhub models

In a perfect example of “yeah, that’s what crypto is for”, a payments provider has single-handedly decided to stop supporting about 100k performers who were being paid by Pornhub. PayPal has never been the friendliest of organizations to work with […]

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Binance is blitzscaling

“Binance is executing more aggressively than any other business in the blockchain industry. As a proof point, in Q3 alone, Binance launched 12 major products/initiatives in quick succession, outpacing the development of all of the other “Real 10” exchanges (Coinbase, […]

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The trillion dollar lawsuit

“If these accusations are found by a jury to be true, or even approximately true, then it will immediately go straight to the Hall of Fame level of Largest Frauds of All Time. In terms of monetary evaporation, the accusations […]