Zombies eating kitties

On Tuesday we declared our investment in Cryptokitties, and, as you might expect, received a mix of excitement and skepticism in response. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies already seem ridiculous to most people, and virtual”real” kittens made from cryptocurrency take it a step farther. However, as with many new technologies, these first use cases only scratch the… Continue reading Zombies eating kitties

Cryptonetworks and why tokens are fundamental

“Tokens” (also called cryptocurrencies or cryptoassets) are integral to the functioning of cryptonetworks. As we design new regulations and laws in this emerging area, we ought to keep these concepts in mind, beyond the financial factors which are now’s primary focus. Check out our 2021 Bittrex Review here. This is a deep, and perplexing, innovation.… Continue reading Cryptonetworks and why tokens are fundamental

Entering the world of smart contracts

A great deal of people were certainly disappointed as they tried to purchase into the market just to get their orders for missing the sale window. I haven’t nailed down this for sure, but I guess that each of the successful purchases in the market sale was programmatically implemented through clever contracts, as opposed to… Continue reading Entering the world of smart contracts

Cryptocurrenices: the native business model of attention

We have been chewing on this concept that cryptocurrencies are not just digital money, they are something else — they are a new means of storing and verifying data, a new means of building technology platforms, and a new means of monetizing activity online. I come from a background working in open information, open source,… Continue reading Cryptocurrenices: the native business model of attention