Posts Tagged ‘crypto’

The future of crypto is at stake in Ethereum’s switch | The Economist

September 30, 2022

Ethereum Plans to Cut Its Absurd Energy Consumption by 99 Percent

September 18, 2022

The Ethereum Merge Is Done, Opening a New Era for the Second-Biggest Blockchain

September 15, 2022

The Crypto Market Crashed. They’re Still Buying Bitcoin. – The New York Times

August 7, 2022

How ‘Trustless’ Is Bitcoin, Really? – The New York Times

June 18, 2022

Mark Gerstein, a professor of bioinformatics at Yale University, found in the research implications for data privacy. He recently stored a genome on a private blockchain, which allowed for a secure and tamperproof record. But he noted that in a public setting, as with Bitcoin’s blockchain, a data set’s size and subtle patterns made it susceptible to breaches, even as the data remained immutable. (Ms. Blackburn wasn’t tampering with the Bitcoin blockchain’s records.)

“That’s the amazing thing about big data,” Dr. Gerstein said. “If you have a big enough data set, it starts to leak information in unexpected ways.” Even more so when data from different sources are connected, he said: “When you combine one data set with another to make a bigger data set, nonobvious linkages can arise.”


Bitcoin Plummets Below $20,000 for First Time Since November 2020 – The New York Times

June 18, 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried, Crypto Billionaire, Wants Washington to Follow His Lead – The New York Times

June 9, 2022

Cryptocurrencies Melt Down in a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Fear and Panic – The New York Times

June 5, 2022

Inside the Bitcoin Bust That Took Down the Web’s Biggest Child Abuse Site | WIRED

May 29, 2022

How scientists are embracing NFTs

May 28, 2022