Alyssa Hertig

Absent-minded explorer
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Prediction markets sound crazy. People “bet” on what the future will be, and the reported results end up accurate predicting the future.
Truthcoin's Paul Sztorc: 'Buying Predictions is Just like Buying Orange Juice'
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2015-09-30T12:11:14+01:00
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Bitcoin is supposed to change how money works, but it may change social systems too. Or so claims ID3 Executive Director and MIT research scientist John H. Clip...
MIT's John Clippinger Talks Bitcoin’s Inherent Politics
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2015-09-24T12:12:45+01:00
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Venomous Reddit comments and division may come to mind when you hear the words “blocksize debate”. Yet in the latest episode of Epicenter Bitcoin proof-of-work ...
Adam Back: ‘We Need to Hold on to the Decentralized Nature of Bitcoin’
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2015-09-13T15:06:18+01:00
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Bitcoin never had a clear future, but it looks even cloudier in the midst of the unpleasant, yet weirdly magnetic, blocksize debate.
Gavin Andresen: ‘Nobody Wants to be the High Priest of Bitcoin’
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2015-09-06T13:23:22+01:00
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Ripple has never been a favorite in Bitcoin circles, although it has grabbed the attention of banks and remittance powerhouse Western Union.
Stefan Thomas: 'One Day We Will Decentralize Ripple'
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2015-08-25T11:22:17+01:00
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Chip Chap, the “e-money converter” app, released a new version that supports worldwide bitcoin purchases via credit card.
Buy Bitcoin with a Credit Card Worldwide with Chip Chap
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2015-08-18T14:48:46+01:00
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Two weeks ago Ethereum launched Frontier, the first live release of the network. And Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin joined the latest Epicenter Bitcoin podcas...
Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Talks Cryptocurrency Governance
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2015-08-17T08:31:00+01:00
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Lightning Network is a proposal for an off-blockchain network that would support super-fast transactions and boost Bitcoin scalability.
HashPlex Unveils Lightning Network Implementation
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2015-08-12T15:00:58+01:00
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