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Editor’s letter

It wasn’t so long ago that only the most committed bores spoke of money in abstract terms: money as a…

10 Nov 2018

All change: is the bitcoin revolution coming?

An elaborate scam for ripping off gullible investors. A black-market currency for gun-runners, drug dealers, pimps and terrorists. A bubble…

10 Nov 2018

The problem bitcoin solves

Paul Krugman, blogger, fiat-currency enthusiast and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics earlier this year justified his scepticism about…

10 Nov 2018

Breaking the bank

Sam Reed, 29, is co-founder and chief technology officer of the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), the largest crypto trading platform,…

10 Nov 2018

Beyond democracy: could seasteads and cryptocurrencies replace the nation state?

For the past 20 years I’ve been working to enable start-up societies: permanent autonomous zones on land or at sea…

10 Nov 2018

The wildmen of bitcoin: that’s right, not all money men wear suits

Bitcoin, we’re told endlessly, is both the currency of choice for tax-dodging criminals and a vehicle to instant wealth for…

10 Nov 2018

Gangsters’ paradise?

Washing a million crisp, cocaine-tainted banknotes is no easy feat these days. Walk up to a teller and attempt to…

10 Nov 2018