Category: thought


The Island of Crypto

Crypto-for-crypto is a normal part of a paradigm-changing shift, it’s to be expected, and follows a natural path.

Please Believe My Database 2

Please Believe My Database

I was reading Matt Levine’s Money stuff today and was struck by a thought. He writes: “A national customs agency, for instance, might be happier approving shipments on an auditable open blockchain than in...

The pros and cons of ientrnal blockchains 4

The pros and cons of internal blockchains

Given that a blockchain is meant to replace a trusted external third party, or is meant to create trust between entities who don’t fully trust each other, an internal blockchain seems a contradiction in terms… At this stage of the development of the technology a legitimate answer to the question “Why use a blockchain?” may actually be “Why not?”

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