Moscow Begins Crypto-Elections Testing: Thumbs Nose at U.S.

The irony is so thick you'd think it was made from ballistic jelly.  But, that's exactly what's needed to contain this shot across the election-tampering bow the Russians just pulled off. According to Coindesk, the city of Moscow is unveiling an Ethereum-based version of its voting system called Active Citizen.  By putting the votes on … Continue reading Moscow Begins Crypto-Elections Testing: Thumbs Nose at U.S.

Chart School – Ethereum: Anatomy of a Long-Term Breakout

I'm going to show you a chart of Ethereum this morning that should make you stand up and take notice. For months Ethereum was dogged by doubts after its massive run-up to $400 earlier in the year. And those doubts are somewhat warranted. Structurally, I have problems with Ethereum, but at the same time, I … Continue reading Chart School – Ethereum: Anatomy of a Long-Term Breakout

Segwit 2x Called Off – The Power of Self-Governance

For most of the Segwit 2x debate I was on the sidelines, frankly.  I didn’t really care what was happening because I didn’t truly understand the politics of the situation.  And I freely admit that. In recent days, however, it became clear to me that Segwit 2x was nothing more than an attempt to centralize … Continue reading Segwit 2x Called Off – The Power of Self-Governance

Russia’s Love Affair With Crypto Confuses Many

I was interviewed a few weeks back by David Gilbert at Vice News about Russia and its relationships to Bitcoin.  My article on Russian Miner Coin caught his attention as it did a lot of folks. That article is the 2nd best trafficked article of 2017 here. David's article just hit the web and I … Continue reading Russia’s Love Affair With Crypto Confuses Many

TokenBox – Russia’s Crypto-Answer to Fidelity

  The Russians are on a complete crypto-roll here. I don't know a whole lot about this yet but the introductory (and bespoke) article posted on Russia Insider this morning makes this very intriguing. Tokenbox, best I can tell is a crypto-version of a fund issuer like Fidelity. They're using Ethereum to power the fund-creation system … Continue reading TokenBox – Russia’s Crypto-Answer to Fidelity