Selected Clips

Here’s why NFTs are crypto’s latest pump-and-dump scheme designed to make crypto insiders rich
Business Insider. 6.13.21 (paywalled)

Sure, NFT Sales Are Slipping—But a Closer Look at the Data Shows the Market Hasn’t Imploded (Yet)
Artnet News. 6.9.21 (paywalled)

NFTs Are Perfectly Designed to Turbo-Charge Concerns About Money Laundering and Art—and Regulators Are Already Taking Notice
Artnet News 6.7.21 (paywalled)

12 Questions the Art Market Should Have About CryptoPunks, the NFT Avatars Set to Sell for Millions at Christie’s, Answered by an Actual Expert
Artnet News. 5.10.21 (paywalled)

Metakovan, the mystery Beeple art buyer and his NFT/DeFi scheme
My blog. 5.14.21.

Are pixie fairies behind Bitcoin’s latest bubble?
My blog. 11.20.20

Nearly $5 billion tethers were issued since January. Why?
Decrypt. 5.22.20

Sketchy promotor of Massive Adoption event calls the whole thing off
Modern Consensus. 1.31.20

Gym friend: Bitcoin community could use a little more masculinity
Modern Consensus. 1.10.20

Canada’s Instacoin bitcoin ATMs now offer a slew of stablecoins — including tether
ATM Marketplace. 12.12.19

How a Boston start-up became the world’s largest network of bitcoin ATMs, cashiers and kiosks
ATM Marketplace. 11.14.19

TalkGold — the ponzi forum where Quadriga’s Patryn and Cotten first met
My blog. 4.23.19

Quadriga: Patryn, Cotten, and Midas Gold—a Liberty Reserve exchanger
My blog. 4.9.19

Diving into WB21, the company holding $9M of Quadriga’s money
My blog. 3.1.19

How the hell did we get here? A timeline of Quadriga events
My blog. 2.12.19

The curious case of Tether: a complete timeline of events
My blog. 1.17.19.

The Ethereum ICO: where did all the tokens go?
The Block. 12.18.18.

BitMEX lets you bet big on Bitcoin—for a price
The Block.12.10.18.
(This story was referenced in the Financial Times.)

Fast footwork: Binance has danced around regulations — and even moved itself — to run its exchange the way it wants
The Block. 11.5.18.

Japan Is Creating a Template for Cryptocurrency Regulation
Bitcoin Magazine. 5.11.18.

Researchers Explore Eclipse Attacks on the Ethereum Blockchain
Bitcoin Magazine. 3.1.18.

Decred Sets Its Sights on Decentralization in 2018
Bitcoin Magazine. 5.15.18.

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle
Bitcoin Magazine. 2.19.18.

How Formal Verification Could Fortify Smart Contracts
Bitcoin Magazine. 11.22.17.

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