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They Found a Way to Limit Big Tech’s Power: Using the Design of Bitcoin

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Companies inspired by the cryptocurrency are creating social networks, storing online content and hosting websites without any central authority.

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They Found a Way to Limit Big Tech’s Power: Using the Design of Bitcoin

They Found a Way to Limit Big Tech’s Power: Using the Design of Bitcoin

Companies inspired by the cryptocurrency are creating social networks, storing online content and hosting websites without any central authority.

We need a global currency for the internet, says Twitter’s Jack Dorsey

We need a global currency for the internet, says Twitter’s Jack Dorsey

Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey believes there is a need for a web-based global currency, he told Quartz in an interview. He suggested that the internet should mimic nation-states ...

What we got right (and wrong) about crypto in 2019

What we got right (and wrong) about crypto in 2019

From the nonexistent bitcoin ETF to ethereum's shaky upgrades, we gave ourselves a passing grade. However, on Libra and decentralized social media, we could've done better.

After Math: Where are the adults

After Math: Where are the adults

After Math: Where are the adults

Facebook is reportedly talking to crypto exchanges about listing its coin | Casa is dramatically shifting its business, and it’s kicking off with two new products

Facebook is reportedly talking to crypto exchanges about listing its coin | Casa is dramatically shifting its business, and it’s kicking off with two new products

Bitcoin $3,861 ▲ Ethereum $137.26 ▲ Crypto Mkt Cap $130B ▲ BTC Dominance 52.00% The Block is transitioning to a new email platform. Be sure to add us to your contacts to prevent our ...

What Does Twitter’s New Decentralized Initiative Mean?

What Does Twitter’s New Decentralized Initiative Mean?

Decentralized social media is not so distant future as it might sound, meanwhile, there are serious obstacles that need to be solved before it becomes our present.

So Much for the Decentralized Internet

So Much for the Decentralized Internet

A recent Twitter hack probably didn’t scare you. Here’s why it should.

Jack Dorsey Expects Crypto, Blockchain to Be a ‘Secular Trend’ in Finance

Jack Dorsey Expects Crypto, Blockchain to Be a ‘Secular Trend’ in Finance

Jack Dorsey believes that bitcoin could be the native currency of the internet and Square Crypto could fix some of the blockchain's issues.

The algorithmic amplifier fueling corruption in Silicon Valley By Mark Hurst • May 29, 2020

The algorithmic amplifier fueling corruption in Silicon Valley By Mark Hurst • May 29, 2020

Consider how it works: • Twitter's algorithmic timeline promotes tweets that generate the most engagement - thus driving more attention to, and more cash from, Twitter's advertisers. • ...

Big Tech, a Conservative Provocateur and the Fight Over Disinformation

Big Tech, a Conservative Provocateur and the Fight Over Disinformation

A veteran political operative built a potent online disinformation mill with his son. When Silicon Valley changed the rules, they tried to go straight. Or did they?