An essay on the implications of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology as understood by a tech simpleton. Despite having grown up on a diet of technological accessibility, the only command I have over a computer is playing games, sending email, or surfing the occasional web site. Also I don’t really use Twitter or even Facebook. AndContinue reading “I Can Do What Now?!”
I just finished Nathaniel Popper‘s great book on Bitcoin. Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money. It was a great read and other than the title being too long, it’s a great primer on the people and businesses participating in the crypto-currency market.
This guy is my hero: http://reason.com/blog/2016/10/06/overstock-ceo-patrick-byrne-on-gary I can’t do better than quote the interview: His enthusiasm for bitcoin and other blockchain-based technology: (4:18 – “For five-thousand years, society has accumulated these [centralized] institutions like barnacles on our hull, and now the blockchain lets us scrape those off.”), His new venture t0 that brings the blockchainContinue reading “Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne”