Link list on bitcoin & blockchain, demonitization and other MoneyLab issues (part 6)

Adam Hayes: The Socio-Technological Lives of Bitcoin

Bitwise: “As part of 226 slides presented to the SEC on our ETF filing, we did a first-of-its-kind analysis of *order book data* from all 81 exchanges reporting >$1M in BTC volume on CMC. TLDR: 95% of reported volume is fake but LOTS of good new

Apple Redesigned the Credit Card

From Frederick Noronha: Risk Group discusses India’s Aadhar Payment System and the Universal Payment Interface with Prof. Anupam Saraph, a Systems Thinker and Thought Leader at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research based in India.

PS: Anyone understanding banking pls check out the above. Dr Anupam Saraph has been prominent in Goa circles for quite a while, though he is now based in Pune. FN

Once hailed as unhackable, blockchains are now getting hacked

The rise of crypto in higher education (trigger warning: lots of hype here)

A Decade Later, the Internet Governance Project Wakes Up

Listen to Queer Money Fear$ from Nancy (podcast, via Inte)

“I see no practical use for cryptocurrency”: Paul R Brody

Decentralized community for making profits of your creative works (via Inte)

UBI in the arts context

Protocols: Duty, Despair and Decentralisation transcript by Mat Dryhurst

Stephan P. Williams — Blockchain: The Next Everything

You Do Not Need Blockchain: Eight Popular Use Cases And Why They Do Not Work

RIP Bernard Lietaer, author

Experimentations in Alternative Economies – CommonCoin, FairCoin, and Bank of the Commons

Duniter, a free money system (or monnaie libre) that emerged in the south of France (via Marie Lechner)

Laura Lotti on blockchain as sci-fi

The Chiang Mai crypto-currency subculture

Rethinking Decentralization

The Shutdown Problem: How Does a Blockchain System End?

Snowdrift: Crowdmatching for Public Goods

RADMIN -A festival of Administration (via Inte)

Making Money from Open Source Software

Bruce Schneier on Cryptocurrencies

Steve Wilson: What is Blockchain Consensus all About?

“Cryptocurrency is about as safe as keeping your money in a sock under someone else’s bed.”

Zcash Shielded Addresses are GDPR Compliant by Default

Beat Coin (via Cecile Landman)

Hostile takeovers of cryptocurrencies

Blockchain security report (from NL, in English)


Dark Markets, from Silk Road to Dropsgangs

Brett Scott on gentrification of payments

State of Power 2019: Finance Infographics

Blockchain: Utopia or U-Turn? An event with numerous ML members

Patreon Bars Anti-Feminist for Racist Speech, Inciting Revolt

10 years bitcoin

More and more 2018 bitcoin stats

Future Cryptoeconomics is a quarterly publication that examines the global cryptoeconomic condition and its effects on culture and society:

Money as Money: Suzanne de Brunhoff’s Marxist Monetary Theory by Rebecca Carson


Amir Taaki”s Nym Technologies

Hacking the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets

CryptoParty @ 35C3

A Blockchain Picture Book

Wallet Scurity: How (Not) Secure Private Keys

Web-based Cryptojacking in the Wild–When your browser is mining coins for other people

Every Bitcoin Obituary plotted on a Bitcoin Price Chart