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November 2018
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Is Cash Really King?

Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s largest investment banks, stated in a report on 19 November, 2018 that “Cash will represent a competitive asset class to stocks for the first […]

June 2018
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Crypto in the Kill Zone

Regulatory Capture and Cryptocurrencies Even while cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have been fascinating for governments, banks and the media, the predicted resurgence in price and market cap in 2018 still […]

March 2018
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AI and Mass Surveillance

Stephen Hawking said AI “could spell the end of the human race.” Elon Musk called it “humanity’s biggest existential threat” and warned that it would be more dangerous than nuclear […]

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SEC Cracks Down

Imagine a world in which all your video game points, your chat messages, social media likes and Kickstarter fundraisers would have to be regulated by financial authorities… At the end […]

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 […]