Bitgenstein’s Table: Kidnapped for Bitcoin – ICO Alert Blog

Bitgenstein’s Table: Kidnapped for Bitcoin This week, we discuss kidnappings & gunpoint attacks demanding cryptocurrency. We often say that cryptocurrency is unseizable. But in one sense, it’s actually more seizable than dollars in your bank account: Kidnappers’ crypto accounts, unlike bank accounts, are unfreezable and are themselves unseizable — making stolen funds completely unrecoverable. What can we do […]

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Kidnapped for Bitcoin (Bitgenstein’s Table) – ICO Alert Blog

Bitgenstein’s Table: Kidnapped for Bitcoin This week, we discuss kidnappings & gunpoint attacks demanding cryptocurrency. We often say that cryptocurrency is unseizable. But in one sense, it’s actually more seizable than dollars in your bank account: Kidnappers’ crypto accounts, unlike bank accounts, are unfreezable and are themselves unseizable — making stolen funds completely unrecoverable. What can we do […]

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Heresy, Privacy & Censorship #1: Monero, Peepeth & DTube, Kierkegaard

Heresy, Privacy & Censorship #1: Monero, Peepeth & DTube, Kierkegaard Immutable platforms & privacy coins resist censorship in different ways. Do we want the future they promise? (on Bitgenstein’s Table, the Crypto Philosophy Podcast) [embedded content] Bitgenstein’s Table is now available on over a dozen platforms, including Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, DTube, and more. That’s […]

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No Bitcoin without Starvation, plus Keynesians, Bailouts, & Tokenizing Robots

No Bitcoin without Starvation, plus Keynesians, Bailouts, & Tokenizing Robots A review of Yanis Varoufakis’s “Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism” on Bitgenstein’s Table, the Crypto Philosophy Podcast [embedded content] On October 24, 1929, the collapse begins. Over the next six days, stocks plummet, wiping out more than a year […]

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Heroes & Villains: Twoface, Alma Coin, Zimbabwe, the SEC

Heroes & Villains: Twoface, Alma Coin, Zimbabwe, the SEC Bitgenstein’s Table, the Crypto Philosophy Podcast, ep. 6 [embedded content] “You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” On Bitgenstein’s Table, we consider 2,500 years of human thought in philosophy, psychology, sociology, economics, and more to make better decisions. Some episodes […]

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ICO Alert Podcast #42: Internet of Services (IOST) – ICO Alert Blog

ICO Alert Podcast #42: Internet of Services (IOST) [embedded content] On this week’s episode, Mike Finch and I interview Jimmy Zhong of the IOS Foundation, building the Internet of Services (IOST). We discuss the tech behind IOST, how Proof of Believability and Servi — a non-tradable token that IOST nodes accumulate by contributing to the network — makes the network […]

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ICO Alert Crypto Minute: August 10, 2018 – ICO Alert Blog

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: August 10, 2018 Binance Demos DEX, Everipedia MainNet Launches, Overstock.com & tZero Raise $134 Million + $400 Million Image: everipedia.org Everipedia, EOS-Based Competitor to Wikipedia, Launches MainNet Hoping to fix the issues Wikipedia experiences and become a more diverse, uncensorable online encyclopedia, Everipedia has been one of the most anticipated of the EOS dapps. […]

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Doubt, Descartes, and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Doubt, Descartes, and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Bitgenstein’s Table, the Crypto Philosophy Podcast, ep. 4 [embedded content] On Bitgenstein’s Table, we consider 2,500 years of the wisest human thought in philosophy, psychology, sociology, economics, and more to make better decisions. Some episodes will focus on investment decisions, but most will focus on product decisions: what kind […]

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