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Money Reimagined: Warnings From an Argentine Tragedy

Money Reimagined: Warnings From an Argentine Tragedy I attribute my early interest in bitcoin to my six years as a correspondent in Argentina.  The lesson I took from that country’s repeated financial meltdowns is that any fiat monetary system requires a bedrock of trust in the nation’s governing institutions. When people don’t trust their government,

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California Agency Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts

California Agency Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts The California Energy Commission, the state’s primary energy policy and planning agency, is funding an experimental market for carbon-credit trading on a public blockchain.  Under a plan announced Friday, digital tokens will be awarded to participating businesses that cut their carbon footprint by powering electric

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 6, 2020

Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 6, 2020 With bitcoin prices surging and a quick look at crypto lawsuits, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin prices surged 5% Wednesday, outpacing stocks and gold amid calls for more government stimulus to stem the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. A federal judge