Who technically backs the e-money on your phone is much less interesting than what you can do with it.
If you’re going to do crimes, don’t do them on a permanent immutable public ledger of all transactions.
If you made up the Quadriga saga as a story about lost pirate treasure, the target audience would have to be about four, because eight year olds wouldn’t buy it.
Finally — Blockchain comes to the Apple II!
The West Virginia blockchain voting pilot just records the votes in a private blockchain, used as a database. Apparently, this is a big win for voting on the blockchain.
“Bitcoin is finance, distilled … There are no fundamentals, no cash flows or price-earnings ratios, to evaluate. It is pure speculation about speculation, a Keynesian beauty contest where all the pictures are blank.”
“By 2050, bitcoin users will undiscover fire.”
There have been hundreds of blockchain trials across many industries. When the trial is finished, there’s nary a peep. But this time, we have the report.