I was getting my daily hit of Matt Levine’s excellent Money Stuff this morning (subscribe here!). In my favourite blockchain blockchain blockchain section he noted: But a popular pattern in the crypto/token/blockchain world is that someone will c…Read More
Last week I went out with for a beer and pizza with Colin G Platt of Blockchain Insider fame after we did a podcast interview about my book The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains at the 11FS office in Devonshire Square in London. Quite appropriately we…Read More
In this post I articulate what a peer-to-peer transaction is, why Bitcoin transactions are not peer-to-peer, and why it is important to understand the differences clearly.
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Yesterday I did an recording where the interviewer asked me a simple question – what is blockchain? This got me thinking – I had no go-to answer for this. People use this word to cover a wide range of networks and platforms, and some platfo…Read More
In this post I describe why freeing financial assets from the books of custodians and returning control of them to their owners could create significant benefits to an economy. This brings together concepts from traditional finance, cryptocurrencies, a…Read More
Another day, another catastrophic data breach. This time it’s medical records in Singapore, where I live. At this stage we’re almost immune to this kind of headline: Cyberattack on Singapore health database steals details of 1.5…Read More