Science and Technology : Congressman Calls To Ban U.S. Dollar In Response To Plea For Bitcoin Ban

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    Women Are Buying Crypto. Here’s Why
    We’re ready to make money moves

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    ... In the Bay Area, you could say we’ve heard of crypto, or more accurately, you could say we’re obsessed.

    Like Godwin’s law for online discussions, San Francisco now has a Satoshi Law — within 10 minutes of the start of any conversation, crypto will be brought up in…

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    Women Are Buying Crypto. Here’s Why. – Member Feature Stories – Medium

    Perhaps you’ve heard of cryptocurrency. It’s been in the news a bit lately. You may have heard it hit $500 billion* in valuation earlier this year. Or that it could top $1 trillion by the end of…
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    Handing your Happiness to Mr. (Crypto) Market
    Recently, in personal communications and small Telegram groups, I’ve noticed signs of quiet desperation growing as dreams of a quick reversal to new all-time-highs fade

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    partner @placeholdervc, twitter @cburniske, formerly led @ARKInvest’s cryptoasset efforts. Co-author of “Cryptoassets,” can be found at bitcoinandbeyond.com


    ... Certainly, we can make educated guesses based on technical indicators, and even predict points of support based on our early explorations of crypto fundamentals, but these are all educated guesses. Our techniques will mature over time, but reflecting on my career in the equity markets, everything will remain an educated guess.


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    Hackers steal over $150,000 in cryptocurrency with DNS scam
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    ... The hack appears to have occurred between 11 AM and 1 PM UTC yesterday (7 AM to 9 AM ET), and the team at MEW noticed that the "majority of those affected were using Google DNS servers," as they noted in a tweet. Users likely were served an SSL warning and chose it ignore it.

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hackers-steal-over-150-000-144800327.html

    Hackers steal over $150,000 in cryptocurrency with DNS scam

    MyEtherWallet (MEW) is one of the most popular online wallets for
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    MyEtherWallet (MEW) is one of the most popular online wallets for cryptocurrency


     
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    Understanding Blockchain Fundamentals, Part 1: Byzantine Fault Tolerance

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    Georgios Konstantopoulos
    ECE Major. Blockchain, infosec, IoT, autonomous vehicles. ex{@Honda}, Research/Writing {@LoomNetwork}


    ... A fundamental problem in distributed computing and multi-agent systems is to achieve overall system reliability in the presence of a number of faulty processes. This often requires processes to agree on some data value that is needed during computation.¹


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    Fraud in the Era of Blockchain
    Cryptocurrency is vulnerable to market manipulation due to a lack of oversight—but can the technology behind it be retooled for regulation?

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    Back in 2011, 50 Cent got into hot water over a penny stock. In a series of tweets to his 3.8 million followers, he hyped up an obscure Florida imports company.

    “HNHI is the stock symbol for TVG there launching 15 different products. they are no joke get in now,” went one tweet. “TVG stock went from 5cent to 10 in one day…



     
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    The Many Faces of Bitcoin
    By Murad Mahmudov and Adam Taché

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    To nocoiners, gold-bugs, and Keynesians, the cryptocurrency space is best seen as a parasite infecting millennials with technobabble, forcing them to spout economic gibberish, and sucking them into believing the pipedream that a crypto-anarchist society could exist. To believers in the technology, cryptocurrencies represent an escape from the imprisonment of the traditional financial system in which they are forced to participate by being born; a system which has been plagued by inflationary monetary policy, monopoly by nation-states on money creation, malinvestment, and debt ...

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    EtherChat: Decentralized messaging application on Ethereum platform
    Since I started learning blockchain and decentralized technologies, I found that the possibilities of what blockchain can bring to us are very interesting. As part of my learning process, I think sharing what I have learned will help to consolidate my knowledge. So, I decided to write a simple decentralized messaging application called EtherChat (https://etherchat.co)

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    What is EtherChat?
    EtherChat is an decentralized app running on Ethereum platform that allows you to send encrypted messages via a smart contract ...



     
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