Bloomberg Can’t Pander His Way out of His Racially Insensitive Past

Recent leaks could derail Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign. He expresses support for racial profiling and stop-and-frisk; many voters believe these policies are racist. Are the Democrats handing Trump a 2020 victory? Democratic presidential candidates need to court African Americans to win the party’s nomination. A new audio leak of an allegedly-racist speech from 2015 will […]

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Why Harvard Research on a Low-Profit Tezos Attack Matters for Proof-of-Stake – CoinDesk

A recent academic study says Tezos is threatened by “selfish mining,” providing a valid attack model for other live and up-and-coming proof-of-stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies. That’s the finding from Selfish Behavior in the Tezos Proof-of-Stake Protocol, published last November by then-Harvard researcher and current Google engineering intern Michael Neuder. The paper from Neuder and other Harvard […]

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