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Gilder establishes a deep parallel between bitcoin and gold as measures of time, which make them valuable.
George Gilder
The author argues that there is little chance for the 21M cap to be changed as it would be bad for most stakeholders.
Yet another long-winded post on that topic.
Vitalik Buterin
Citi Ventures SVP Ian Lee explains why he is interested in Bitcoin.
Ian Lee
An argument for the removal of the 21M cap.
Two-Bit Idiot
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
For once, a seemingly factual article by Kaminska. Not sure what her point is though as she doesn’t make it explicitly.
Izabella Kaminska
An interesting overview of cloud mining, which has a very bad rap for an array of reasons.
Paul Ellenbogen
This paper shows how a rational Bitcoin miner should select transactions from his node’s mempool, when creating a new block, in order to maximize his profit in the absence of a block size limit.
Peter R
Startups and Projects
Overstock CEO’s new effort to bring trading infrastructure to the age of cryptography.
Code and Development
Good survey of the properties of a blockchain as a data structure and in which case you might need it.
Arthur B
Newcastle University
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