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Blockchain Goes Far Beyond Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s price dropped in 2018 and interest seems to have quieted down. Yet, as we have written before, if you are dismissing cryptos based solely on bitcoin’s price, you are missing the whole point.

Why China Needs A Public Blockchain

There are no individuals in a place like China. Only the collective. This is why places like China need public blockchains: decentralised ways to keep records that are outside of the government’s control.

Why Higher Taxes Help No One

In 1799, the UK first proposed a temporary income tax. And to most people it seemed reasonable. There was a war going on. The government needed money to buy weapons and mobilise troops. It wasn’t seen as a big ask for a 1–3% tax.

What Will it Take for Crypto Mass Adoption?

Money in itself is whatever we all decide to accept, but also it’s whatever the central banks decided we should accept. A central bank for instance could decide that thin pieces of plastic will no longer be money.
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