Saturday, July 29, 2017

Link Pooll #3 - Bitcoin, Tokens, Bots

Bitcoin


Quantifying decentralization:
https://news.21.co/quantifying-decentralization-e39db233c28e

There are many cryptocurrencies:
https://ontheflyingbridge.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/crazy-crypto-times/

We mean it, many cryptocurrencies:
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/607947/the-cryptocurrency-market-is-growing-exponentially/

Want to "invest" in one or more?
https://futurism.com/want-to-invest-in-crypto-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

Angela has been consistent in wanting to help regulators understand Blockchain
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2940335

Tokens / ICOs


SEC on the DAO - lots of implications for ICOs:
https://www.sec.gov/litigation/investreport/34-81207.pdf

and some Arstechnica commentary on the SEC's view:
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/07/using-a-blockchain-doesnt-exempt-you-from-securities-regulations/

Other thoughts on tokens:
https://medium.com/@balajis/thoughts-on-tokens-436109aabcbe

and...
https://medium.com/@cdixon/crypto-tokens-a-breakthrough-in-open-network-design-e600975be2ef

Token Canvas:
https://media.comakery.com/introducing-the-token-canvas-beta-51389a9b82dd

Computational Propaganda & Bots


Trolls and Troublemakers via Computational Propaganda Research Project:




Wednesday, July 26, 2017

How do I secure my bitcoin?

Thanks to Andreas, here is how to think about the problem of securing your bitcoin.