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November 2016
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Governance and the Blockchain : The Final Frontier

Climate change, economy, unemployment, immigration, regulatory capture and so many other of the world’s greatest problems, consistently frustrate the efforts of national governments and politicians.  It seems they can no […]

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NSA / GCHQ Tapped Security System Designed By Mike Hearn

Between 2010 and 2013 former Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn, then a tech lead at Google’s offices in Zurich, Switzerland, designed a security system that was later tapped by the NSA and […]

October 2016
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Why Segregated Witness Matters

At first no one wanted it: In July 2010 a single bitcoin could be bought for just 4 euro cents — if you even knew what it was let alone […]

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Bitcoin Wednesday is also Blockchain Wednesday

Bitcoin Wednesday has always been Blockchain Wednesday.  Since its genesis in 2013, Bitcoin Wednesday has been all about the blockchain.  What is new is that the domain name BlockchainWednesday.co now […]

June 2016
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The Blockchain Education Network in The Netherlands

During Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3rd Anniversary celebration on 6 July 2016, Dean Masley will present the Blockchain Education Network (BEN), an association of student blockchain groups representing more than 150 colleges […]

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What The DAO Attack Means in The Netherlands

  The sensational $60 million theft from “The DAO” has sparked a fundamental debate about decentralization. Before I begin, the usual disclaimer: I am not a lawyer.  I do not hold ether […]

May 2016
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Looking Back: Craig Steven Wright and Vitalik Buterin

It should go on record that Craig Steven Wright’s claim to be Bitcoin’s inventor Satoshi Nakamoto was quickly and solidly rejected by the Bitcoin Core project: “There is currently no […]