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

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    The Problem with Bitcoin (and the undeniable example of history)

    Craig Sproule, Crowd Machine CEO & Founder
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    Crowd Machine — where anyone can develop distributed blockchain apps up to 45x faster
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    ... Which brings me to Bitcoin, a fantastic implementation of Blockchain with so much promise that it’s hard to fathom the extent to which it may impact our lives. It has breathed life into what may potentially be the instigator of a new internet; so much promise but so difficult to use, it’s a situation that reminds me of another example from history ... (Apple vs Microsoft)

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    The Problem with Bitcoin (and the undeniable example of history)

    Craig Sproule, Crowd Machine CEO & Founder
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    Your Cryptocurrency Masters Are Getting Hilariously Rich, and You’re Not
    The revolution will be ushered in by young people who are also cryptocurrency millionaires. Oh wait, they may be broke already

    By Nellie Bowles
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    Jan 17


    SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg…




     
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    Bitcoin
    It may fail but we now know how to do it
    Foreword to the book by Saifedean Ammous

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    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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    ... We are, as I am writing these lines, witnessing a complete riot against some class of experts, in domains that are too difficult for us to understand, such as macroeconomic reality, and in which not only the expert is not an expert, but he doesn’t know it. That previous Federal Reserve bosses, Greenspan and Bernanke, had little grasp of empirical reality is something we only discovered a bit too late: one can macro BS longer than micro BS, which is why we need to be careful on who to endow with centralized macro decisions.





     
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    50 Cent realizes he's a Bitcoin millionaire thanks to sales of a 2014 album

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    ... As TMZ first reported, and the man himself seems to have confirmed, 50 Cent left his Bitcoin sales untouched until rediscovering them some time recently. At the time, he reportedly raked in around 700 bitcoins in album sales for his fifth album, Animal Ambition, which launched in June 2014.


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    50 Cent realizes he's a Bitcoin millionaire thanks to sales of a 2014 album

    After being one of the first musicians to accept Bitcoin all the way back in 2014, Rapper 50 Cent (a.k.a. Curtis Jackson) appears to have accumulated a small fortune in the volatile digital currency. As TMZ first reported, and the man himself...
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    Why the Blockchain Is So Much Bigger Than Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

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    ... Proponents of blockchain tout its “trustless” structure, which has huge potential for other applications. It has the benefits of decentralization, where you’re not held ransom to a single party, while also removing the need to trust random miners, because the rest of the network has to agree on the updates ...


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    Why the Blockchain Is So Much Bigger Than Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

    Looking for Blockchain 101? Look no further.
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    Not there yet.

    Starbucks' Schultz: Blockchain and digital currencies are bringing us into a new age

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    Julia La Roche
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    ... “I’m talking about the new technology of blockchain and the possibility of what could happen, not in the near-term, but in a few years from now with a consumer application in which there’s trust and legitimacy with regard to a digital currency.”

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/star...currencies-bringing-us-new-age-155116087.html

    Starbucks' Schultz: Blockchain and digital currencies are bringing us into a new age

    He does not think Bitcoin will be a currency today or in the future.
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