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Weird DeFi

A no-loss lottery, a protocol for “flash loans” (that I don’t understand) and streaming money. | learn more

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How criminals moved billions in 2019

“Thanks to the inherent transparency of blockchains, we can look at cryptocurrency’s money laundering ecosystem from a high level, and draw insights that aren’t possible when studying money laundering in the traditional fiat currency world.” | learn more

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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. […]