Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Op-ed

Defi Losing Track of Its Core Vision as It Gradually Resembles...

As defi continues to expand, it risks embracing the very ideology it initially sought to reject as the primary beneficiaries of this new...

Bitcoin ETF May Feel Good to BTC Enthusiasts, but Adoption May...

While cheered emphatically by the crypto community, the bitcoin ETF’s simplicity hides many drawbacks, especially for long-term investors unfamiliar with the inner workings...

Polkadot and Ethereum 2.0 — A Look at the Solutions Building...

Both Ethereum 2.0 and Polkadot are promising sharding-based protocols overcoming the scalability challenges facing legacy blockchains. Although slightly different, together, the Relay Chain...

Satoshi Versus the ‘Infrastructure Bill’ — Political Permission Not Required

When Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin white paper in October 2008, it likely wasn’t with the idea that governments and central banks needed...

Polkadot – Vitalik’s Nightmare or a Blockchain Dream Come True?

Although it’s possible to draw comparisons between almost any two blockchain development platforms, comparing Ethereum with Polkadot is almost an inevitability. Not only...

The Crypto Climate Accord Walks a Fine Line Between Self-Interest and...

As the spotlight turns once again towards the environmental impact of blockchain technologies, support for the Crypto Climate Accord has come from curious...

Why On-Chain Governance Is Critical for Blockchain Growth and Longevity

The decentralized properties that make blockchain architecture unique can also be its Achilles heel, demonstrating the importance of bringing network governance on-chain to...

Little Green Mining Hood or the Big Bad Wolf: Musk’s Sustainability...

Recent announcements and actions by Elon Musk surrounding bitcoin mining sustainability raise questions about the reasoning and motivations of Tesla’s Technoking. Is it...

Comparing the True Costs of Gold Mining in Africa With Those...

When billionaire Elon Musk announced that Tesla would no longer accept bitcoin as payment for its electric vehicles, the price of the crypto...

While Bitcoin Energy Concerns Grow, Nobody Discusses the Carbon and Military...

This week a great number of bitcoin supporters and skeptics have been arguing over whether or not bitcoin mining is harmful to the...