I’ve been working on the blurb for the book. Ideas welcomed. Yes, it’s now called “Libra Shrugged.”
One for crypto fans, but surprisingly good for a Kindle Unlimited quickie.
Burniske and Tatar published this book in the throes of a manic asset bubble, explicitly encouraging naive retail investors — retirees — to throw their savings into the bubble. Let’s see how it’s aged.
A fully-worked example of Silicon Valley tunnel vision, where bitcoiners’ dreams of the grim meathook post-apocalyptic Mad Max petrolpunk future have come true.
How Bitcoin fits the theology and virtues of Austrian economics — a plea to Austrian School nocoiners to take Bitcoin seriously.
A book given to historical rambling, but the Ross Ulbricht/Silk Road chapter is particularly good and insightful on what happens when you overextend an ideology to the point of monstrosity.
An excerpt from The Basilisk Murders by Andrew Hickey, a murder mystery set in a conference about the Singularity.
A short book on the collapse of Mt. Gox, based on the authors’ work over the past few years for the Daily Beast. The book badly needs an editor, but does have bits worth the read. Also, it’s cheap.