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Will the Crypto Community Torch Jamie Dimon?

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The $156 in bitcoin being passed via the “Lighting Torch” is a bigger deal than trillions in JPM Coins would be, writes Michael J. Casey.

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The Fallacy That Blockchain Is Stuck in One Place

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Blockchain skeptics wrongly assume that the technology is in stasis, writes Michael J. Casey.

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The Crypto-Surveillance Capitalism Connection

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If blockchain is to be a force for good, rather than a vehicle of subjugation, advocates must contend with the backlash against Big Tech.

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Don’t Throw the Crypto Tokens Out With the Bathwater

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We’re at a point where any idea associated with tokens struggles for legitimacy and money. It would be a shame if we ditched token economics altogether.

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Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

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“Staking as a service” is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto’s evolution, warns Michael J. Casey.

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The Ethereum Classic Attacker Has Sent a Bigger Message

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If a permissionless blockchain doesn’t have a large enough community of users, developers and miners, its vulnerable, writes Michael J. Casey.

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Crypto Token Airdrops Are a Marketing Ploy (and That’s OK)

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A currency is nothing if not widely used, and that can’t be achieved unless people make some cost-incurring effort to encourage widespread usage.The post Crypto Token Airdrops Are a Marketing Ploy (and That’s OK) appeared first on bitcoinmining.s…

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Bitcoin’s True Stress Test Is Yet to Come

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What happens if there’s another 2008-scale financial market crisis? Will diehard HODLers still resist liquidating their bitcoin assets?The post Bitcoin’s True Stress Test Is Yet to Come appeared first on bitcoinmining.shop.

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What China’s Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto

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China appears to have achieved the crypto community’s dream of a new internet of value, without blockchain. But there’s more than meets than eye here.The post What China’s Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto appeared first on bitc…

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Blockchains Don’t Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better

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A blockchain can contain garbage data but in many cases, it will still be better than the status quo. We might even find often that it’s a lot better.The post Blockchains Don’t Have to Be Perfect, They Just Have to Be Better appeared first on bit…

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