A hundred years of Crypto Anarchy

A hundred years of Crypto Anarchy

Crypto Anarchy has gotten a bad rap. Something about the whole idea of anarchy. We’re not trying to overthrow the establishment and collapse the nation-state here. You can if you want to, but please do that on your own time.

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Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Up until recently, blockchain technology was just something for South Korea’s cryptocurrency geeks to obsesses about – but it has quickly become a matter for top-level executives and high-ranking government officials.

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Interview with Brian Robertson of Holacracy

Interview with Brian Robertson of Holacracy

Today, we’re learning about the Holacracy decentralized management system in an interview with founder, Brian Robertson. The method powers big groups such as US online retailer Zappos and the David Allen Company.

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Startup Societies Summit and surrounding festivities

Startup Societies Summit and surrounding festivities

Last weekend I attended the Startup Societies Summit in San Francisco, organized by d10e. It was humming with energy and ideas, and at times it felt more like a festival than a conference. Here’s a summary of what went on there from educational talks by Balaji S. Srinivasan and Galia Benartzi of Bancor to decentralized dance parties.

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The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

Decentralization is a concept that has been around for a long time. It can be applied to nations, technology, power, and more. Look at how the blockchain empowers individuals through decentralized storage models.

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The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

Decentralization is a concept that has been around for a long time. It can be applied to nations, technology, power, and more. Look at how the blockchain empowers individuals through decentralized storage models.

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Fear and hope at the DC Blockchain Conference

Fear and hope at the DC Blockchain Conference

When the US government does get behind a blockchain initiative, the impact it will have will be tremendous. Thus, from this conference a glimpse of both immense destruction and creation on the horizon could be seen.

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Is Kazakhstan the next cryptocurrency hotspot?

Is Kazakhstan the next cryptocurrency hotspot?

It’s been a long and windy road since Bitcoin was first challenged by Kazakhstan, but the Central Asian nation finally seems to have had a change of heart

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After AlphaBay: Mitigating harm, holding tight to the big picture

After AlphaBay: Mitigating harm, holding tight to the big picture

The representatives of nation-states often refer to their attacks on the crypto-heavy darknet as a war on drugs. In practice it’s a war on their populations, but there’s probably some benefit in playing along with the martial terminology. Let’s apply a little history – both the bang-bang kind and the crypto kind – to this Dutch/Fed/also-ran takedown of Hansa and AlphaBay.

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