Vitalik Buterin discusses some of the challenges of blockchain governance (Low Voter Participation, Game-Theoretic Attacks, Non-Representativeness, Centralization, Digital Constitutions).
Links to the best articles, videos and podcasts about blockchain and cryptocurrency Protocols.
The contrarian, thoughtful piece on token investing.
The analysis of the two generals problem "also known as the coordination problem. In blockchains we call it the consensus problem. In the financial cryptography world, it’s the double spend problem, and in databases, atomicity."
Vitalik Buterin on cons of proof of work and pros of proof of stake.
"This essay aims to provide a coherent framework through which one can understand these trade-offs and how they impact some of the predominant narratives in crypto such as digital gold, programmable money, censorship resistance, and permissionless-ness."
The major ideas behind the Bitcoin protocol in a clear, easily comprehensible way.