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Crabs caught using Helium-powered tracking devices. (Jameson Buffmire)
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.
Crabs caught using Helium-powered tracking devices. (Jameson Buffmire)

A BitCluster crypto mining site in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. (Image Credit: BitCluster)
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.
A BitCluster crypto mining site in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. (Image Credit: BitCluster)

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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.
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Actor Adrian Grenier and Chief Scientist at nChain Dr. Craig Wright attend CoinGeek Cocktail Party at Gustavino's on October 4, 2021, in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for CoinGeek)
There Was No ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Lawsuit
Depending on what you read, you might get the real story, or ... not.
Actor Adrian Grenier and Chief Scientist at nChain Dr. Craig Wright attend CoinGeek Cocktail Party at Gustavino's on October 4, 2021, in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for CoinGeek)

(“The Last Confirmation” - a collaboration between Norman & Robness/CoinDesk)
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 Last Confirmation” - a collaboration between Norman & Robness/CoinDesk)

(Melody Wang/CoinDesk)
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.
(Melody Wang/CoinDesk)

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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.
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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.
(Sonny Ross/CoinDesk)

(Eswar Prasad)
Central Banks vs. Private Currencies: ‘The Future of Money’ With Economist Eswar Prasad
Economist Eswar Prasad’s latest book is an ambitious overview of the changing nature of money.
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How ‘World of Women’ Became a Celebrity NFT Phenom
In a space dominated by men, the popular NFT collection is a dose of much needed diversity and energy. Gary Vaynerchuk, Pransky and Logan Paul are fans.
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