John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times. He runs the Technotopia podcast about a better future. He has written five books including the best book on blogging, Bloggers Boot Camp, and a book about the most expensive timepiece ever made, Marie Antoinette’s Watch. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

How Many More Birthdays Until Bitcoin Wins?

| John Biggs

On the white paper's 11th anniversary, we face a question: How much longer until bitcoin becomes like Twitter or Linux, something you use every day?

keys, security

New Tool Will Find Secrets – Including Crypto Keys – in Your Public Code

| John Biggs

A clever tool scours GitHub for secret keys and passwords that programmers inadvertently made public.

WATCH: Where Is the Crypto Market Headed Next Week?

| John Biggs and Brad Keoun

CoinDesk's Brad Keoun talks to Arca's investment head about recent bitcoin price activity.

clean, laundry

Polish Police Arrest Head of Payment Processor Tied to Bitfinex Crypto Exchange

| John Biggs

Ivan Manuel Molina Lee, president of Crypto Capital, was arrested over allegations of money laundering.

How Should Crypto Prepare for Google’s ‘Quantum Supremacy’?

| John Biggs

Google just officially announced "quantum supremacy." When will it turn its quantum sights on crypto?

WATCH: Our On Tap Meetup in Tokyo United Japanese Blockchain Fans With the Global Makers

| John Biggs

Our first Tokyo meetup, held with our friends at CoinDesk Japan, brought together investors, devs, and crypto lovers.

CoinDesk’s On Tap Meetup With CoinDesk Japan Is Happening Tonight in Tokyo

| John Biggs

See you tonight for pizza, beer, and blockchain.

WATCH: Tongtong Gong of Amberdata Talks About Gender in Crypto

| John Biggs

Gong, the COO of Amberdata, talks about her experience in the growing and expanding crypto ecosystem.

Meet CoinDesk Next Week in Tokyo

| John Biggs

Let's talk crypto in Tokyo on Monday.

WATCH: What Drove Bitcoin’s Price Gains Today? We Explore the Pop

| John Biggs and Brad Keoun

Bitcoin popped earlier this morning and our own Brad Keoun talks to Joe DiPasquale of BitBull Capital about what moved the market.