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OK Proof of Reserves, but for Real This Time?
Numerous exchanges committed to proof of reserves after FTX, but is it enough?
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Weekend Story: Let’s Actually Commit to Proof of Reserves This Time, OK?
On today’s show we’re taking a look at proof of reserves, and why we might want to do them, courtesy of Nic Carter, a CoinDesk columnist and partner at Castle Island Ventures.
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Why Proof-of-Reserves Now
After the events of this week, exchange reserve attestations seem more urgent than ever.
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Ethereum’s Censorship Trial by Fire
Will the U.S. government ask stakers to censor transactions?
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Nic Carter vs. The Bitcoin Maximalists
If maximalism has become nothing but a refusal to think through bitcoin’s actual usefulness, it has become an intellectual dead end. No surprise, then, that the intellectuals are jumping ship.
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Nic Carter on How to Make the Best of a Bear Market
An interview with the Castle Island Ventures founding partner.
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America's Quiet Default
Seizing Russian holdings of American debt risks the role of the U.S. in the international system and opens the door to gold and bitcoin.
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Nic Carter’s Castle Island Ventures Raises $250M for Third Crypto Fund
The early-stage firm is targeting monetary networks, financial services and internet infrastructure with its latest fund.
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This four-inch tungsten cube weighs as much as those ridiculously huge dumbells at the far end of the rack – a whopping 40 pounds. (Midwest Tungsten)
The Cube Movement
The frenzy for Tungsten Cubes may seem like a frivolous meatspace meme. But some profound truths lurk within all that heavy metal.
This four-inch tungsten cube weighs as much as those ridiculously huge dumbells at the far end of the rack – a whopping 40 pounds. (Midwest Tungsten)