Simon Chandler is a journalist based in Hove, UK. He writes mostly about technology, with his specialties including cryptocurrencies, AI, VR, and social media. He also occasionally writes about politics, culture and music, and has contributed to the likes of Wired, the Daily Dot, the Verge, Computer Weekly, Techcrunch, Bandcamp Daily, the New Internationalist, the Kenyon Review, and Tiny Mix Tapes
Celebrity investments are boosting crypto, but the industry still needs to build killer apps.
Celebrity Crypto-Investments: A Boost for the Industry, but Also a Distraction
Supply, demand and the April bull market: Why MakerDAO’s DAI hasn’t been all that stable.
DAI Struggles to Maintain $1 Peg, But MakerDAO Supporters Still Believe
Facebook and Telegram’s launch of coins will be more of a game changer for social media and banking than for crypto.
Facebook, Twitter and Telegram: A New Crypto Paradigm or a Glorified Voucher Program?
The EU’s launch of an international blockchain association is a pivotal step in providing regulatory certainty for early adopters.
EU Launches International Blockchain Association, Bringing Crypto One Step Closer to Mainstream Adoption
Bitcoin ETF proposals show the SEC softening its views and the public remaining ambivalent.
A Brief History of the SEC’s Reviews of Bitcoin ETF Proposals
Mergers are becoming more common in crypto, but what happens when things go wrong?
Crypto’s Merger Problem and What Can Be Done When M&As Go Wrong
The crypto elite are hiring bodyguards, but that may change once the industry becomes more legitimate.
BitGuards: Why the Crypto Elite Are Increasingly Relying on Personal Security