Friday, September 2, 2022
Some thoughts about the resilience of decentralized stablecoins
If a decentralized blockchain protocol is worried about being shut down by the authorities, how can it defend itself? A recent discussion s...
Monday, August 15, 2022
How to stop Forsage, Meta Force and other smart contract pyramid schemes
Serial smart contract pyramid schemer Lado Okhotnikov [This is a republication of my latest opinion piece from CoinDesk.] Last week the U...
Monday, August 1, 2022
The puzzle of electrum coins
From the Israel Museum in Jerusalem’s 2013 exhibition White Gold [Originally published at Bullionstar.] For several years Brits have been ...
Saturday, July 30, 2022
How profitable is the world's largest stablecoin?
In a recent blog post , the world's largest stablecoin issuer Tether mocked its smaller competitor, Circle (which issues USD Coin), for ...
Friday, July 22, 2022
Improvements to stablecoin transparency
[This article originally appeared in CoinDesk. It explores some improvements to stablecoin transparency recently initiated by New York regu...
Thursday, June 30, 2022
This is a quick post to share some of the things I've learnt from watching Tether over the last two months. I'm hoping other Tether ...
Monday, June 6, 2022
Thoughts on Tether's $10.5 billion contraction
As the world's largest stablecoin, Tether has attracted its share of critics. There are several strains of Tether criticism. Under one s...
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