Issues » 47

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Opinion
All current products lack many of the characteristics that consumers now expect from cheap, fast, global services built natively on the Internet. We deserve better.
Nick Tomaino
The key takeaway for us was the idea that the potential of the blockchain is tied to organising the world’s data in a way that can unshackle society from its dependency on big data behemoths such as Google and Facebook.
Izabella Kaminska
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Organ of Corti
Ghash.io drops down to <10%, from a high of ~40%
Organ of Corti
Network continues to plateau.
Organ of Corti
Legal and Regulations
There are two duplicative and redundant regulatory requirements in the Bitlicense: AML and state money transmission regulations. Apart from that, it’s good work.
Fred Wilson
Bitcoin 101
When evaluating the scarcity of Bitcoin: you have to consider the amount of proof of work that has been committed to the chain that produced the transferable token.
Jonathan Levin
Princeton University
Startups and Projects
A proof-of-existence like service.
stampery.​co
coindesk.​com
Altcoins and Appcoins
Pretty well written.
Kourosh Davarpanah
Code and Development
This attack allows an adversary controlling a sufficient number of IP addresses to monopolize all connections to and from a victim bitcoin node.
Boston University
A great paper to understand distributed consensus, proof of stake and its shortcomings.
Andrew Poelstra
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