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April 2018
Opinion

Random Notes and Observations

The New York Times published this good short video about how Bitcoin Works.    2. The evil side of social media —  centralized data collection and AI — was…

March 2018
News

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…

News

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…

December 2017
Opinion

Predictions

Right now is one of the most exciting times to be involved in the sector. Everyone is talking about it, especially the skeptics. A journalist recently asked me for a…

October 2017
Opinion

The Fork in the Road

As American baseball legend Yogi Berra would say, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it!”  Unfortunately, when it comes to recent Bitcoin forks, a large number…

April 2017
Interview

Bancor Interview

Interview with Guy Benartzi and Eyal Hertzog of Bancor The following interview with Bancor’s founders, Guy Benartzi and Eyal Hertzog, took place before Bitcoin Wednesday’s Special Event on 12 April…

January 2017
Opinion

Donald Trump Immortalized as a Giant Rooster in China

A 23-foot tall statue of Donald Trump as a giant rooster has been erected outside a shopping mall in China.  The New York Times points out that this isn’t the…