Time to get nerdy.
In 48 hours, developers coded replacements for Twitter, equity contracts, and studbooks using the Ethereum blockchain.
“Even the Economist got a bunch of things wrong. :(” developer Peter Todd said.
Future robots will nab your job, but cryptocurrency could save your income.
The idea is that in the information age citizens shouldn't have to drag over a Town Hall barn and listen to hours on the local water sprinkler schedule in order to participate in the community.
With its penchant for seesawing values and off-putting headlines, Bitcoin has drawn mixed reactions from local governments so far.
Forcing regulations on bitcoin could divide the digital currency into two camps: coins that are regulated and managed by a government or central agency, and coins that remain off the books in the crypto Wild West.
Silicon Valley hopes to succeed where Capitol Hill has failed.
Applying cryptocurrency's peer-to-peer system to legal contracts and dispute resolution could decentralize trust.
Chronic whistleblowing and reports of a clog in proper channels points to an institutional problem.
As long as it flows in both directions.