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The seven deadly paradoxes of cryptocurrency | Bank Underground
Anonymity is bad for many kinds of transactions. Cryptocurrency processing costs go up not down as the currency is used more often. And several other insights.
cryptocurrency  via:HackerNews  bitcoin 
november 2018 by mcherm
Cost of a 51% Attack for Different Cryptocurrencies | 51Crypto
It's shockingly cheap to perform a 51% attack on nearly all cryptocurrencies because incredible hashing power is available for rent cheaply.
security  cryptocurrency  bitcoin  via:HackerNews 
may 2018 by mcherm
Coinbase’s first investment, Compound, earns you interest on crypto | TechCrunch
A company that will allow overnight lending of cryptocurrencies, pay interest on cryptocurrencies, and allow shorting. Appears pretty legit in this article.
banking  startup  cryptocurrency  coinbase  via:reddit 
may 2018 by mcherm
Coinbase Ready to Excel: 3 Massive Developments - Bitcoinist.com
Coinbase made $1 billion in the past year and they are pushing hard to be more legitimate.
cryptocurrency  coinbase  via:googlenow 
april 2018 by mcherm
In Defense of CryptoKitties – Richard Chen – Medium
CryptoKitties was a good practice exercise for learning how to build tools for tracking more useful things like real estate titles.
cryptocurrency  blockchain  ethereum  via:HackerNews 
april 2018 by mcherm
Monero Privacy Protections Aren’t as Strong as They Seem | WIRED
Monero is viewed as a cryptocurrency with untraceable transactions, but it merely mixes real and fake transactions on the blockchain and the real ones can often be identified.
via:HackerNews  wired  cryptocurrency  privacy  cryptography 
march 2018 by mcherm
The ICO Paradox — and how to fix it. – Sia Blog
Fundraising incentives motivate coin offerings with poor long-term behavior. A pair of coins (one for using and one as an ownership percentage) is better aligned. But that's just an unregistered security.
cryptocurrency  investing  via:HackerNews 
march 2018 by mcherm
25 Notable Cryptocurrencies [OC] - dataisbeautiful
Beautiful visualization that illustrates the state of the cryptocurrency market today.
cryptocurrency  bitcoin  history  datavisualization  via:reddit 
march 2018 by mcherm
Market share of Ethereum-based tokens grows to 91% – AminCad – Medium
As of Jan 2018, 91% of the market cap of cryptocurrencies runs on Ethereum.
ethereum  cryptocurrency  via:reddit 
january 2018 by mcherm
BitcoinTaxes :: Calculate Bitcoin Taxes for Capital Gains and Income
A site to calculate the taxes you owe on cryptocurrency investment. Particularly useful for complex situations. Reasonable fees.
law  taxes  bitcoin  cryptocurrency  via:reddit  useful 
january 2018 by mcherm
US Tax Guide for ETH and other cryptocurrencies : ethtrader
Pretty good summary of cryptocurrency tax treatment in 2017.
taxes  cryptocurrency  ethereum 
january 2018 by mcherm
Ethereum (ETH) - USD - Money flow, trading volume by exchange and total volume over time.
Site that gives a decent chart of volume in trade for ethereum (and other cryptocurrencies).
bitcoin  ethereum  cryptocurrency  useful 
december 2017 by mcherm
Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Steam Blog
Bitcoin transaction costs and volatility cause Steam to cease accepting it for payment.
bitcoin  cryptocurrency  via:HackerNews 
december 2017 by mcherm
My $200,000 bitcoin odyssey
Recovering an old wallet. Eventually worked only because of a holiday in Hong Kong.
bitcoin  bitrot  security  via:HackerNews  cryptocurrency 
december 2017 by mcherm

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