Bailey Reutzel is a veteran finance reporter, covering technology, most specifically bitcoin and blockchain at PaymentsSource, American Banker and Digital Transactions. Her latest project Moneytripping is a Gonzo-style journalism project focused on exploring money, politics and finance in America. She has written for Ripple Insights and done PR copy for tech companies. Bailey does not have any investments in digital currencies or blockchain projects. She has previously held value in bitcoin and ether (See: Editorial Policy).
Meeting Bitcoiners Online When They Live in the Same City
Bitcoin developer Mark "Murch" Erhardt tells CoinDesk about the most surprising interaction he ever had in his years of running the Bitcoin Stack…
I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer
Before his move to supporting Craig Wright's bitcoin SV, Ryan X Charles describes his short-lived tenure at reddit and the trolls who made his life…
Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak
The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…
Why Academics Love Bitcoin – and Crypto
For academics, bitcoin, and more broadly crypto, is an exciting space where the ideas they write up in papers actually get built and tested.
I Started the Silk Road Wikipedia Page (Because Bitcoin)
Online black marketplace Silk Road had quite the effect on bitcoin, being one of the technology's biggest use cases in the early days, and for a…
How MakerDAO Works: A Video Explainer
The most popular decentralized finance application on ethereum, MakerDAO, was built to keep a stablecoin's price stable. Under the hood, it's quite…
My Bank Account Was Frozen for Bitcoin – And It Only Made Me Love Crypto More
The guy who coined the term "hodl" has a real bitcoin story that only made his interest in the technology stronger.
Florincoin – The 2013 Altcoin You Don’t Remember – Is Attracting Real Users
An obscure cryptocurrency that first started getting noticed during the 2014 altcoin boom is showing itself a true diamond in the rough.
I Tried to Get People to Give Away Bitcoin – And They Did
Some of bitcoin's earliest adopters have made a fortune holding onto the coins, and Connie Gallippi wanted to give them a way to help other people.…
This Week’s Bitfinex-Tether Allegations Explained
A quick visual overview of New York's allegations against crypto companies Bitfinex and Tether.