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Jump Trading no longer wants to be secretive.

“Jump Trading was once called one of Wall Street’s most secretive high-speed trading firms. But now, Jump is going fully public with its crypto operation and wants the community to know it is keen on being a vocal and transparent contributor […]

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The case against Bitcoin

“Peter Thiel’s former portfolio manager says that the crypto narrative is built on half-truths and a nonchalance about the security provided by the nation-state.” | learn more

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Crypto Sci-Hub and the decentralization of science

“Open and publicly accessible research graphs can also have their own network-native crypto incentives. This might create novel funding models for curation, and shift the world of scientific research from a US-government-centered, dollar-funded, institutional model to a decentralized network of […]

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Bitcoin is not an inflation hedge

This critical analysis of a common belief among Bitcoin supporters has merit. “The inflation-hedge viewpoint is an article of faith in the crypto community. The logic goes that bitcoin will become the asset of last resort when inflation finally makes […]

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Michael Saylor of Microstrategy on Bitcoin

Last September Microstrategy became the first public company to deploy their treasury assets ($500MM) into Bitcoin. In this interview, founder and CEO Michael Saylor explains why. He connects the dots between his large personal bet on the big tech giants almost […]

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Low FICO users driving crypto growth

I don’t know that there’s much of a conclusion to draw from this. I did crosscheck with the general distribution of credit scores, and this skews to lower than the overall average. “53% of Coinbase users have a FICO score […]