The recent madness over NFTs has resulted in Ethereum becoming as well known as Bitcoin. We learned in "The Other Chains" that the Ethereum blockchain allows anyone to create any kind of token that they want. Payment tokens remain just the tip of the ever-growing iceberg…
The fascinating part about the blockchain industry is that it was created organically by a small group of people online. Developers communicated by…
During the past few newsletters, we’ve discussed the foundational principles of the blockchain and digital assets. What has not been discussed is why…
Blockchain is to Bitcoin what the internet is to email. A big electronic system, on top of which you can build applications. Currency is just one. …
Ever wonder why this new technology is called a “blockchain?” Over the past two posts I have used the term in a more general sense as a descriptor. We…
Last week we learned about our friends on the Island of Yap. Their stone system, or Rockchain, serves as the blueprint for today’s blockchains. What…
In a remote part of the South Pacific, there’s an island called Yap. Randomly placed around the island are thousands of large stone disks. These disks…
This is Through the Fog, a newsletter about simplifying complex topics. The crypto industry has a problem: we approach education reactively rather than…
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