Libra – The Facebook Coin?

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Last week, Facebook announced its own cryptocurrency called Libra. In this article, we are going to take a deeper look at Libra and what it means for the cryptocurrency space, as well as its users. Read more

“Why Crypto Mining Matters” by Marco Streng

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Blockchain technology is nearly magical.

It depends on a network of strangers scattered around the world, each with their own backgrounds and motivations, to transact and transmit value without any middlemen involved. Despite its disparate components, it still governs itself to be completely free of error. What’s not to love about such an elegant system? And furthermore, how does it work? Read more

Education, Entertainment, and (scary) Excitement in Las Vegas

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We are in the year 2008. On October 31st, the day of Halloween. A pseudonymous author called Satoshi Nakamoto, published “The Bitcoin Whitepaper”. While it originally described the elimination of the double spend problem in established currency systems, it has also inspired implementations that go beyond the currency use case.

Since then, the world we know has changed. And for the financial system, Halloween never stopped. Read more