Home » Opinion

Stories

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 […]

December 2016
Opinion

Thoughts on Governance and The Blockchain

Bitcoin Wednesday’s special workshop on Governance and The Blockchain at Pakhuis de Zwijger on 2 December, 2016 brought out a diverse crowd and many different perspectives.  Here are some random […]

November 2016
News

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 […]

News

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
News

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 […]