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One of the biggest traps for both investors & founders in crypto these days is the endless stream of conferences. It's easy to go from one to the next feeling like you're doing work,& not actually accomplishing anything. Most of the meaningful work is done at home, unglamorously.

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The Truth About Blockchain

A thorough and sober look at blockchain and its potential.

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The idea of smart contracts (1997)

Nick Shabo's prehistoric (1997) piece on tokens.

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Bitcoin: a digital currency with known & limited supply, an open global network, and not controlled by politicians. US Dollar: a digital currency with unknown & unlimited supply, a highly restricted territory-based network, and controlled by politicians. Which will win, longterm?

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Why crypto tokens matter

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Blockchain: What is it good for?

The article describes use cases for blockchain technology.

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“Blockchain” sounds so much cooler than “slowest distributed database known to man”.

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Crypto tokens: A breakthrough in open network design

Chris Dixon on history and benefits of crypto tokens, open networks.

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Unchained: Big Ideas From The Worlds Of Blockchain And Cryptocurrency

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Why Decentralization Matters

Chris Dixon on decentralization, cryptonetworks and the internet.

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Someday we'll look back on the word "#blockchain" as a quaint attempt to encapsulate the sprawl of open consensus systems.

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ELI5: What do we mean by “blockchains are trustless”?

An easy to follow explanations of blockchain's trustlessness.

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How the US government is using blockchain to fight fraud | Kathryn Haun | TEDxSanFrancisco

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Crypto tokens and the coming age of protocol innovation

On the potential of cryptographic tokens.

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Beyond the bitcoin bubble

A long, beginner-friendly, introductory text - nearly as broad as long, tackling bigger picture about the internet itself and closed networks.

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Tech’s Must-Have Reference Guide to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies glossary. Terms like bitcoin, altcoin, blockchain, block, daap, farmer, hash, node, miner, mining, proof of work, proof of stake, fork, public/private key and address explained.

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Crypto is stealing from the talent pools of Wall Street institutions, large tech companies, and top tier founders.

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Why bitcoin matters (2014)

Marc Andreessen's clear take on Bitcoin from 2014 that stands the test of time.

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