Politicization of crypto and compromised media institutions

In a recent video, Charles Hoskinson, founder of Cardano, shared his thoughts on the current political environment and how it’s affecting the cryptocurrency industry. Hoskinson, a libertarian, believes in maximizing economic freedom, personal privacy, and property rights. He says that historically, the crypto industry has been very libertarian and allowed users to do what they … Read morePoliticization of crypto and compromised media institutions

The Five Pillars of the 21st Century

in this video, blockchain and cryptocurrency expert Charles Hoskinson, CEO and founder of IOHK and creator of the Cardano blockchain platform, shares insights into the five transformative technologies shaping the 21st century. In this brief video, Hoskinson discusses the following technologies: Hoskinson argues that these technologies will inevitably shape our future society which will be … Read moreThe Five Pillars of the 21st Century

Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data

In her book “Privacy is Power”, Carissa Véliz explores the idea that personal data is a source of power and how individuals can take control of their data to protect themselves in the digital age. Véliz argues that in the current digital landscape, companies and governments often have more control over individuals’ personal data than … Read morePrivacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data

Luke Smith: The Return to Normalcy – (Live interview by Justin Murphy)

Justin Murphy invited Luke to California for a weekend to do that interview that they’ve been meaning to do since 4 years ago! They talk about why Luke left academia, epistemological anarchism, Orthodoxy Christianity, the Enlightenment and lots of questions about lifestyles for people who are contemplating being future ex-“bugmen” and ex-academics.

Dear Crypto & Fiat Bros

An open letter to the confused and dismissive. by Gigi https://dergigi.com/2022/11/19/dear-crypto-fiat-bros/ It should be obvious by now, but I’m afraid I’ll have to spell it out anyway: Bitcoin, not blockchain. Bitcoin, not crypto. Bitcoin, not distributed ledger technology. Bitcoin, not DeFi. Bitcoin, not Web3. Bitcoin, not CBDCs. Bitcoin, not yield farming. Bitcoin, not centralized neo-banks … Read moreDear Crypto & Fiat Bros

Deep packet inspection

What is Deep Packet Inspection? Deep packet inspection (DPI) is a type of data processing that inspects in detail the data being sent over a computer network, and may take actions such as alerting, blocking, re-routing, or logging it accordingly. Deep packet inspection is often used to baseline application behavior, analyze network usage, troubleshoot network performance, ensure … Read moreDeep packet inspection

THE DANGEROUS IMPLICATIONS OF CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCIES

CBDCs are digital cash. Unlike traditional (physical) cash, which can be transacted anonymously, digital cash is fully programmable. This means that CBDCs enable central banks to have direct insight into the identities of transacting parties and can block or censor any transaction. Central banks argue that they need this power in order to combat money laundering, fraud, … Read moreTHE DANGEROUS IMPLICATIONS OF CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCIES