I’m not worried about Bitcoin scalability, but I am losing sleep over Ethereum June 30, 2017 at 05:56PM

With the recent surge in the Ethereum price (ETH reaching 30% of Bitcoin’s market cap at nearly $5 billion), I find myself reassessing a number of my conclusions, to the point where I’m wondering whether it could overtake Bitcoin as the dominant cryptocurrency at some point in the future.


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Release of Minexcoin and MinexBank test network. Start of public testing June 30, 2017 at 01:31AM

Hello, dear Minexcoin community. The day has come when we are ready to show you Minexcoin and volatility management algorithm — MinexBank. For those who has joined our community just recently, we’d like to recall that Minexcoin is a payment system based on low volatility crypto currency.


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How to register in MinexBank June 30, 2017 at 01:31AM

The first step: specify your Minexcoin Address (File-> Receiving addresses) with the label “MyMinexBank” and the password that you will use for authorization. The second step: MinexBank should receive confirmation that the address is yours.


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Very exciting to see what you’ve got planned. – Andrew Furmanczyk – Medium June 29, 2017 at 05:16PM

Very exciting to see what you’ve got planned. This is going to be great for the Crypto community! :) There’s no explicit talk about a Crypto Visa/Debit card that we could use to spend our crypto across the world. Is that in the works?


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Polybius Bank: How We’re Building the First Cryptobank with Estonian-Swiss Roots June 29, 2017 at 05:16PM

News stories about new Crypto startups and blockchain projects appear almost every week, but up till now Crypto business has not had its own bank — which you might think a little strange, considering the focus of most of these projects on financial technologies, and the importance of banking s


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The future is emotional June 27, 2017 at 11:02PM

Early last year, the World Economic Forum issued a paper warning that technological change is on the verge of upending the global economy. To fill the sophisticated jobs of tomorrow, the authors argued, the ‘reskilling and upskilling of today’s workers will be critical’.


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Russell, Bostrom and the Risk of AI June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

If you’ve studied computer science in the last twenty years, you know Stewart Russell — as he co-authored Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach with Peter Norvig, which has been the standard textbook in the field for the last two decades.


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Selecting Leaders with Random Sampling and Standardized Testing June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

One thing you learn when investigating methods of selecting leaders is that many of them don’t involve voting at all. Hereditary monarchy is an example of this.


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Segwit2x: What you need to know June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

Bitmain rocked the Bitcoin world last week when they published a press release detailing their plans for a hard fork should BIP148 gain traction. The very next day, Segwit2x merged a pull request to make their client software compatible with BIP91.


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Superintelligence: The Idea That Smart People Refuse to Think About June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

Idlewords.com recently posted an essay about AI risk, a subject I’ve written about before. The essay attempts to demonstrate that AI risk is misguided, and motivated by religious impulses. You should read it. It’s an excellent piece of rhetoric.


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Why The Bitcoin Dominance Index Is Deceiving June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

While the scaling debate has been going on for years, more recently, there’s been a lot of complaining and speculation about how Bitcoin will soon lose supremacy as the largest coin and how other coins will eventually take over.


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Hong Kong | Research and Planning June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

Hello Dash Community! Over the past year Andy Freer and his team have been preparing a comprehensive plan for the launch of Dash Evolution.


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A Tour of the Ethereum Token Bubble June 26, 2017 at 07:30PM

I was not old enough during the dot-com bubble to experience it in any extent. It must have been something. The scope of it. The market correctly foresaw a leviathan. But it didn’t understand exactly its form. And in its uncertainty and excitement, it went mad.


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ETC credits will be available soon on GDAX June 23, 2017 at 05:19AM

Last week we made an announcement stating that we do not support ETC on GDAX, but we would make ETC withdrawals available for customers who had ETH on GDAX prior to the hard fork. It is important to us that our customers trust GDAX to safeguard digital currency assets.


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ETH-USD Trading Update June 23, 2017 at 05:19AM

On 21 June 2017 at 12:30pm PT, a multimillion dollar market sell was placed on the GDAX ETH-USD order book. This resulted in orders being filled from $317.81 to $224.48, translating into a book slippage of 29.4%.


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Santiment: Bloomberg-like platform for crypto-markets June 23, 2017 at 05:19AM

On June 30th the Santiment ICO will start. Essentially, Santiment aims to build a subscription oriented datafeeds platform (like Thomson Reuters or Bloomberg).


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Evan Spiegel’s Most Underrated Skill June 23, 2017 at 05:19AM

Instagram innovates via Snapchat, and Snapchat innovates through acquisition. It was recently revealed that Snapchat’s (fantastic) new feature, Snap Map, is based off of social map app Zenly! Which Snap bought back in May for ~$250M to $350M. ?


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What are Polybius tokens and why should they be in every crypto-investor’s portfolio? June 22, 2017 at 09:19AM

Perhaps you’ve already heard of the ongoing Polybius ICO. Indeed maybe you even know what an ICO is: a crowdfunding model where the project releases tokens for sale, giving the buyer a number of privileges.


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ICO Crowdfunding for the Estonian-Swiss digital bank project Polybius begins May 31 June 17, 2017 at 10:41PM

For five weeks from May 31 investors from all over the world will be able to purchase Polybius investment tokens with cryptocurrency. These tokens will be in the form of a Smart Contract guaranteeing a share in the bank’s annual profits.


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Polybius Bank Project: Bounty Campaigns June 17, 2017 at 02:41PM

A bounty campaign is a PR event when a project is being promoted by its participants and supporters. Usually, the term “bounty campaign” is being used in ICO (Initial Coin Offering) crowdsale campaigns.


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Polybius Bank: Everything that can be digitized, will be digitized June 17, 2017 at 02:41PM

At the end of March the Estonian company Polybius Foundation announced that it is launching the world’s first digital bank, which will work using blockchain. To find out more about this bank and why it’s needed, we’ve interviewed Edgar Bers, Foundation Official Representative.


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How to join the digital currency industry June 17, 2017 at 02:41PM

One of the questions that I get asked most often is how to get a start in the blockchain industry. It’s a fun and exciting space to be in. After spending 3 years with Coinbase here are my recommendations and resources: Below are some organizations I closely follow that are hiring.


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Behind the scenes at Polybius: three blockchains for all of life’s eventualities June 16, 2017 at 08:41PM

On May 31st Polybius bank project launched its ICO. Now we’d like to tell you some more about how it works, how it’s set up, and what it means to build a modern European bank from scratch.


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The Polybius Project ICO Has Raised a Big Enough Sum to Open a European Bank June 16, 2017 at 08:41PM

The money raised from the Polybius project’s crowdfunding campaign has crossed the $6 million mark, which means it will be possible to register Polybius as a bank and open it in the EU. This target was reached only three days after the ICO opened on May 31st.


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The Polybius project got $20 million by crowdfunding in just 2 weeks June 16, 2017 at 08:41PM

As the storm of cryptocurrency exchange rate fluctuation continues to rage on, the Polybius ICO crowdfunding is going strong with over 17 thousand participants and has passed 2 critical milestones: two weeks out of five and $20 million in fundraising.


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