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'I Totally Obsessed Over It.' How Crypto Addiction Almost Ruined My Life

One crypto-crazed man's descent into hell and back.

One crypto-crazed man's descent into hell and back.


The Woman Who Conquered COVID-19

Taiwan Digital Minister Audrey Tang sees the transparency of blockchain technology as a lynchpin of good governance.

Taiwan Digital Minister Audrey Tang sees the transparency of blockchain technology as a lynchpin of good governance.


A Use Case You Can Eat: California Crabs Tracked by Helium Network

The Helium Network is a crypto-powered network of Internet hotspots, but it has saved one amateur fisherman thousands of dollars on crab pots every year.

The Helium Network is a crypto-powered network of Internet hotspots, but it has saved one amateur fisherman thousands of dollars on crab pots every year.


Crypto Mining, the Energy Crisis and the End of ESG

How a European war made an argument about mining moot. This op-ed is part of Mining Week.

How a European war made an argument about mining moot. This op-ed is part of Mining Week.


CoinDesk ‘Most Influential’ Artists Sell Charity NFTs for 50 ETH

They will donate up to 20% of the $200,000 (so far) in sales to charity, in association with The Giving Block.

They will donate up to 20% of the $200,000 (so far) in sales to charity, in association with The Giving Block.


There Was No ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Lawsuit

Depending on what you read, you might get the real story, or ... not.

Depending on what you read, you might get the real story, or ... not.


Most Influential 2021: Jack Mallers

The CEO of Bitcoin payments app Strike helped birth El Salvador’s BTC move this year. He still sees himself as a “pleb,” not an influencer.

The CEO of Bitcoin payments app Strike helped birth El Salvador’s BTC move this year. He still sees himself as a “pleb,” not an influencer.


Olympus DAO Might Be the Future of Money (or It Might Be a Ponzi)

Right now, it’s a money game. One day it could be the backbone of all of DeFi. This post is part of Future of Money Week.

Right now, it’s a money game. One day it could be the backbone of all of DeFi. This post is part of Future of Money Week.


Music Marketplace Nina Wants to Be a Bandcamp for Web 3.0

Ryley Walker and noise veteran Aaron Dilloway are among the artists already on board.

Ryley Walker and noise veteran Aaron Dilloway are among the artists already on board.


Is the Dollar Doomed?

In this excerpt from “The Future of Money,” author Eswar Prasad examines the forces – the rise of bitcoin and stablecoins and foreign currency competition – threatening the dollar’s perch as the world’s reserve currency.

In this excerpt from “The Future of Money,” author Eswar Prasad examines the forces – the rise of bitcoin and stablecoins and foreign currency competition – threatening the dollar’s perch as the world’s reserve currency.