Author: Nikodem Tomczak

#HashBased for week 17/2020

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Worth reading How to Resist Censorship with Bitcoin Giving cryptocurrency users more bang for their buck Academe Harald Kinateder, Vassilios G. Papavassiliou, Calendar effects in Bitcoin returns and volatility, Finance Research Letters, 2019, 101420, in press Raúl Zambrano, Taming the Beast: Harnessing Blockchains in Developing Country Governments, Front. Blockchain, 08 January 2020 Kuang-Chieh Yen, Hui-Pei Cheng, Economic policy uncertainty and cryptocurrency volatility, Finance Research Letters, 2020, 101428, in press Charles Perez, Karina Sokolova, Malick Konate, […]

#HashBased for week 1/2020

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Worth reading Bitcoin 2019 Annual Review by Jameson Lopp The Political Philosophy Of RadicalxChange by E. Glen Weyl The Great Race to Crypto Banking Secretary-General Says United Nations Must Embrace Blockchain Central Bank Digital Currencies: 4 Questions and Answers Lightning Network Traffic Analysis Raises Questions Over Fees and Privacy Bitcoin’s 2019 in Lightning: What This Year Brought Us The 1.x Files: The […]

#HashBased for week 51

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Worth reading Sorry, but cryptocurrency will likely make you uncomfortable in 2020 by Mike Orcutt Crypto’s Valachi Papers by Michael del Castillo BDoS: Blockchain Denial of Service by Ittay Eyal Perpetual Swaps: Comparisons and Findings by Su Zhu and Hasu Ranking Crypto Assets by Auditability  In support of the proof of work [un]fair launch by Nic Carter (Have seen interesting articles? Send me your […]

#HashBased for week 50

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Worth reading A Cautious Retrospective on Bitcoin by Jeffrey A. Tucker  (AIER) A Look at Innovation in Bitcoin’s Technology Stack by Lucas Nuzzi (see infographic below) Vertcoin (VTC) was 51% attacked Blockchain Isn’t as Unbreakable as You Think by Stuart Madnick Forget the paper trail — blockchain set to shake up trade financ Academe (Have seen interesting papers? Send me your suggestions) […]

Assorted links for 12/12/2019

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1. Damaged newspapers, damaged civic life: How the gutting of local newsrooms has led to a less-informed public (media, Nieman Lab) 2. Stop the Ethanol Madness (energy, The Atlantic) 3.There’s only one way to take on big tech: by reining in big money and big state by Evgeny Morozov (society, The Guardian) 4. Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside, Is a ‘Grim Reminder’ of Ocean Trash (environment, NYT) 5. The “labour illusion”: Why progress […]

#hashbased for week 48

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Worth reading Hard Problems in Cryptocurrency: Five Years Later by Vitalik Buterin Manhattan U.S. Attorney arrests someone working at the Ethereum Foundation for assisting North Korea in evading sanctions Freedom Is Meaningless Under Insurmountable Debt Measuring Blockchain Decentralization by ConsenSys Research Academe (Have seen interesting papers? Send me your suggestions) Tetsuya Takaishi, Rough volatility of Bitccoin, Finance Research Letters, 2019, 101379, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2019.101379 […]

#hashbased for week 47

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#hashbased is a blockchain innovation newsletter provided by HashBased.com, an OKA innovation brand Bitcoin energy consumption is comparable to a medium-sized developed country (~50-75 TWh) and there are doubts that it can be made more sustainable. Another issues related to bitcoin mining are CO2 emissions and generation of electronic waste. The waste is mainly from discarded ASICS, which can be used only for mining Bitcoin – most ASICS end up being incinerated when new models […]

Assorted links for 11/23/2019

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1. The Big Business of Unconscious Bias. Companies want to avoid racism, sexism and misgendering. Consultants are standing by. (society, NYT) 2. Women are increasingly unhappy. This comic explains why. (society, Vox) 3. What If Porn Had No Pictures? Female-run businesses want to bring audio pornography to the imaginative, ethically conscious masses. (society, NYT) 4. Dealing With Bias in Artificial Intelligence. Three women with extensive experience in A.I. spoke on the topic and how to […]