Tag: Means

What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain Cryptography

What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain Cryptography We’ve been warned for years that a quantum computing breakthrough is just around the corner. When that day comes, we’re told, it could render existing encryption standards obsolete, threatening the security of every major blockchain. It seems that day has finally arrived, […]

Snowden: “Large Population” Believes in Bitcoin as Means of Exchange

Snowden: “Large Population” Believes in Bitcoin as Means of Exchange In a recent interview, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor turned whistleblower, Edward Snowden, argued that the price and value of bitcoin is an expression of the “large population” that believes in its “usefulness” […]

Wendy McElroy: Crypto’s Means Are Its End – as Crypto-Statists Well Know

Wendy McElroy: Crypto’s Means Are Its End – as Crypto-Statists Well Know The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 6 Crypto’s Means are Its End, as Crypto-Statists Well Know The problem of the Means is, as I see it, a twofold […]

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa The dominance of the United States dollar as a settlement currency in Africa is being challenged by emerging payment methods in financial technology and by native African fiat currencies. In the four years to 2017, fewer people in […]