value

stablecoin

The 'Holy Grail' of Cryptocurrency Looks Like the Banks We Already Know and Hate

Intangible Labs raised $133 million from established investors to create a stable coin with an "algorithmic central bank."
Jordan Pearson
5.1.18
Bitcoin

What Is a Bitcoin ‘Death Cross’ and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Bitcoin’s price is falling, and self-proclaimed experts are trying to tell the future.
Jordan Pearson
3.29.18
finance

What Video Games Taught Me About Finance

Action-adventure and RPG games are packed with hidden lessons about real world wealth.
Becky Ferreira
3.5.18
Dogecoin

My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion and Something Is Very Wrong

Dogecoin's inventor looks to the past for insight into the future.
Jackson Palmer
1.11.18
Bitcoin

The Bitcoin Is Dead, Long Live Bitcoin

What's a whole coin good for?
Jordan Pearson
9.8.17
everything is fake

Bitcoin Is Worth $2,000. What?

An explainer for the rest of us.
Jordan Pearson
5.24.17
suggestion box

Bitcoin Is for the People, Not Wall Street

Bitcoin needs to focus on usability, now more than ever before.
Jordan Pearson
3.13.17
Luxury Week

Private Data Is the Ultimate Luxury Good

A line of jewelry co-created by the co-founder of The Pirate Bay aims to show why perceptions of value are outdated in the digital era.
Natalie Kane
9.27.16
videos

Welcome to Null Island, a Non-Place Located at 0°N 0°E

Something that has no value is often very different than 0.
Michael Byrne
7.11.16
Comics!

'Ralphie and Jeanie: Valuable Art' Today's Comic by Alabaster Pizzo

Jeanie and Ralphie found trash they think could be valuable art.
Alabaster Pizzo
5.2.16
Food

How Much Should a Cup of Coffee Actually Cost?

We investigate if you're really getting ripped off, or are just a caffeine addicted parasite feeding off the third world.
Wendy Syfret
10.28.15
Listen

An Economist Explains Why Darren Rovell Is Wrong About Paying College Athletes

ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell doesn't think college athletes deserve to be paid, so we got an economist to explain why he's dead wrong.
Andy Schwarz
3.30.15
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