HODL: Crypto is like 1990s Internet with ‘Few Use Cases’ and Many Scams

When it comes to explaining this never-ending bear market, positive affirmations seem to be the rationale du jour. Here’s another “HODL on FFS” theory that forecasts the eventual crypto-boom by drawing comparisons between the Dot-com era and the nascent blockchain industry. Crypto = Dot-com Era? Benedict Evans, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, recently tweeted that […]

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Reddit Cofounder: Cryptocurrency Needs Its ‘Netscape Browser’ Breakthrough

The co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, and the Director of MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, Neha Nerula, compare cryptocurrencies to different stages of the development of the internet. However, their positions differ. Ohanian: Cryptocurrencies are More Analogous to the Internet in the 1990s Reddit’s co-founder and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian has been quite vocal about […]

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IOTA Threatens Researchers and Denies Critical Flaw – but Fixes it Anyway

Adam James · February 28, 2018 · 5:00 pm Over the weekend, various high-level security researchers and academic cryptographers gave cryptocurrency project IOTA a failing grade – exposing a critical weakness and suggesting investors sell their coins while asking researchers to ignore or abandon the project. ‘Extremely Embarrassing’ The controversy began after a series of […]

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