"Ethereum Classic is a smart contract platform and cryptocurrency. Ethereum Classic (ETC) shouldn’t be confused with Ethereum (ETH), even though they were the same until an argument led to divorce."
"In this article I share my point of view on S2F model and EMH. I analyze arbitrage opportunities, risk & return model and derivatives markets."
"Blockstream’s Neil Woodfine lays out the solutions developers are working on to make Bitcoin impervious to interference."
"Comparing federated and peer-to-peer protocols"
"In my last blog post, I said that tornado is a fantastic building block that will let some clever developers build a much more private Ethereum wallet. In this post I’m going to describe the wallet I’d like to use."
"The Lightning Network has generated a lot of hype over the past couple of years because it enables fast, cheap Bitcoin transactions without sacrificing too much censorship resistance and decentralization."
Met with ~10 tech CTOs and leaders this week. Only one of them knew Bitcoin has a limited supply. Still. So. Early.
"Using blockchains for monetization and data storage"
"A bullish case for ETH as economic bandwidth powering a trustless economy"
"Tensions between the Bitcoin and Ethereum communities have steadily risen over the years. I’m not entirely sure why this is, but my pet theory is that it has something to with the confluence of bear-market-blues, impatience with technical progress, and unusual weather patterns."
"Liquidators are underexamined actors in the DeFi space, working, like miners and validators, behind the scenes to keep the entire system functioning and being handsomely rewarded for doing so. Unlike miners and validators, however, liquidators require effectively no upfront capital investment, creating an ecosystem of professionals operating from potentially anywhere in the world, entirely anonymously, getting paid to keep markets solvent."
There’s an undeniably powerful feeling every time you purchase bitcoin that you just made it *that much* more scarce.
"In this post, we will examine these pitfalls in more detail and see how the Litecoin, Monero, Ripple, Stellar and Z-cash projects handled them compared to Bitcoin."
"Why apply mapping to the crypto ecosystem? Because far too many publications on crypto are driven by ideology or focus on technical solutions without fully understanding the problems first. Here, we view crypto as a means to an end, and Wardley maps allow us to anchor all discussions in user needs, so we can analyse crypto’s place in the value chain and anticipate future changes."