An old-fashioned SWOT analysis of the proposed new Libra coin and network by Ria Bhutoria and Wilson Withiam.

If you’re a close follower of the crypto industry, you’ve probably consumed a significant amount of content on Facebook’s announcement of its cryptocurrency and blockchain by the same name — Libra —…


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Blockchain fees are broken. Here are 3 proposals to fix them. By Haseeb Qureshi

Blockchain fees play a key role in incentivizing miners to include transactions into blocks and in helping secure PoW protocols long term. Haseeb Qureshi argues, however, that the current fee structure designed by Satoshi Nakamoto is “fundamentally broken.” In the…


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On Abstraction and Risk by Rocco (Alpine Intel)

Rocco, Strategy Lead at Alpine Intel, introduces an abstraction stack framework for crypto assets, thought process regarding different levels of abstraction for each layer in the stack and associated risks with each approach. Rocco suggests that, at the moment, most…


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Bitcoin’s Security is Fine by Dan Held

Dan Held recently published a piece exploring the evolution of Bitcoin’s security model over time. Bitcoin’s security is driven by proof-of-work, which funds miners doing computation, or “work”, to confirm transactions with block rewards and transaction fees. There has been…


Curated weekend reads, listens, views by Ria Bhutoria and Wilson Withiam.

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Bitcoin’s Gravity by Gigi

Gigi’s piece explores the polarity present between competing crypto networks and their respective communities and why an increasing number of people have gravitated towards Bitcoin. According to the essay, Bitcoin’s core set of ideas — fixed supply, no central…


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“The only way that blockchains deliver upon their true promise to the world is if public blockchain networks are the preferred path for enterprises and investors.” — Paul Brody, EY Global Innovation Leader

This week, Ernst and Young (EY) announced that it will deploy…


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“[Dharma] helps achieve our mission of creating a borderless, permissionless, and generic credit market by bringing liquidity to our ecosystem projects.” Brendan Foster

Crypto lending has become sought after by holders who want access to liquidity without having to sell their coins at…

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