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The thoughts of a central banker on Bitcoin, digital money and central monetary policy.
David Andolfatto
Super cool explanation of how to build derivatives on top of a blockchain and oracles.
In this episode of the a16z Podcast, Ludwin covers what it’s like merging the cultures of finance and tech; what’s driving the recent bitcoin prices; why he believes in blockchain beyond bitcoin; whether there can be such a thing as private or permissioned blockchains; definitions of newer concepts like ‘colored coins’ and ‘sidechains’; and more. Oh and what are the most interesting native apps, too.
Bitcoin fell under the radar after MtGox crashed in flames, but a lot of people have been working on making the original vision of an open payment network come true.
The familiar middlemen of 20th-century banking and investing are giving way to something very different. Are we ready for the opportunities and the risks?
The boss of a $100 million VC fund that’s seen 820 pitches in the last year explains what’s hot in tech right now
Business Insider
Everyone, it’s okay to say the word “bitcoin” and acknowledge that it is the actual platform that is driving this innovation that we’re all building on.
Jeremy Allaire
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Why Bitcoin is a incredible breakthrough in economics.
Bhagwan Chowdhry
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Some answers to questions surrounding the current blockchain voting methods.
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Startups and Projects
Code and Development
Fees are very complex to optimize. The author gives a formula for determining fees and the explanation that leads to it.
Bram Cohen
In this technical post, the authors review some of the insights that people offered, go over some overlooked advantages of Bitcoin-NG, and address some of the concerns that were raised.
Ittay Eyal
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