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The Power of the Invisible Hand

As an armchair economist, my hero is the father of economics, Adam Smith. I have gleaned much from his teachings over the years, but the most …

Bitcoin

The world’s energy is getting cleaner and cheaper — but not quickly enough

What would a US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement mean for the emissions that cause climate warming?<p>A growing array of evidence suggests that …

Renewable Energy

For the Love of Bitcoin

I’m pretty dismayed that I actually have to write this post, but I feel that it’s necessary. The vast majority of readers of my blog will have come …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin tanks below $1,000

Bitcoin is under pressure. Selling on Wednesday has the cryptocurrency down 10.5% at $997 a coin, where it is now more than 20% below its all-time high from earlier this month.<p>There's no obvious trigger for the drop, but trading in bitcoin has been extremely volatile lately as traders parse through …

Wall Street

Luna, the Most Human AI Prototype to Date, Wasn't Built By a Tech Giant

Luna is the most amazing AI you’ve never heard of. Ask her to find the square root of 3,942,871 she promptly replies, “The result is 1,985.6664.” She …

Artificial Intelligence

The global coal boom finally seems to be winding down

There may be hope for the climate after all.<p>Since 2000 or so, China — along with, to a lesser extent, India and other developing nations — has been on a coal binge, building coal-fired power plants at a breakneck pace. Coal is what powered the country’s ludicrous, double-digit growth rates and …

Renewable Energy

Rise of the Machines: Blockchain-Based Governance

For as long as humans have interacted with each other, there have been governments. Whether it’s the local tribe that appoints leaders to interact …

The Dash Masternode Network: A Response to Critics

Since its inception, the Dash Masternode network has received both substantial praise and strong criticism. This 2nd-tier network is the primary …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin's Problems Explained

Ethereum Developers Publish Roadmap for EVM Upgrade

Plans to build a new version of the ethereum virtual machine are moving ahead.Source

Bitcoin

Sell and Short: Bitcoin Traders Are Preparing for a Possible Fork

Traders are reducing their exposure to bitcoin ahead of what they say is the increasing likelihood that its network could split into two competing …

Bitcoin

Contingency Plan: Bitcoin Hard Fork

Given the increased speculation about Bitcoin Unlimited splitting away from the current version of Bitcoin, we felt like it would be reassuring to …

Bitcoin

The great Bitcoin blocksize debate as an ideological battle

I'm greatly saddened by the fighting between the two big Bitcoin camps. Even though they don't have official labels and my own labels may not be …

Democracy

'Why do I feel so much like Sigourney Weaver?' Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos can barely contain his excitement as he pilots a giant robot at secret tech conference

• <b>Jeff Bezos piloted the Method-2 robot at an Amazon-sponsored conference in Boston on Monday</b>• <b><br>He excitedly told Amazon staff that he felt like Sigourney</b> …

BREAKING: Crypto Godfather Charlie Shrem launches proposal for official DASH Debit

Developing Story: In official channels, this project was launched, proposed & in the midst of approval last week and I've been keeping an eye on it …

After New Highs, Ethereum Returns to Rangebound Trading

Following a string of new all-time highs last week, the price of ether has returned to a tighter trading range to begin the week.<p>The price of ether, …

Bitcoin

Top 5 Reasons Why David Rockefeller Won’t Be Missed

We Are ChangeWith New World Order kingpin David Rockefeller dead, here’s a look at the top 5 reasons why he was one of the most despised people on …

Conspiracies

Charlie Shrem Partners with Dash DAO to Produce Dash-Branded Debit Card

Early Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem, co-founder of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange BitInstant, is pursuing a new venture, a Dash-branded and …

Bitcoin

Tesla Model S P100D sets new real-world quarter-mile record: 10.723 seconds

Last month, Motor Trend managed to make a 10.5-second quarter mile run in a stock Tesla Model S P100D with the new ‘Ludicrous+’ software upgrade, but it has not been replicable in the real world, aka uncorrected time on the dragstrip.<p>Before that, the best time recorded on the dragstrip since …

SolarCity

Tesla Energy is Getting Serious – A Battery Powered World?

IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains

Tech giant IBM is set to unveil what it's calling the first "commercial application" of Hyperledger’s open-source Fabric codebase.<p>Previously released …

Bitcoin

Andreas Antonopoulos 'Bitcoin Is Probably Bigger Than The Internet' | Fintech Conference Zurich

What A Newbie Thinks About The Dash Community So Far

‘Smart coin’ communities can be treacherous for newbies who are unfamiliar with digital currency technologies.<p>Its culture can be extremely …

Online Life

Official Documentation - Official Documentation - Confluence

Welcome to the Official Documentation space of Dash!<p>Use the sidebar on the left to look for information in a structured way, or use the site search …

PHP

Op-Ed: Can Ethereum Overtake Bitcoin?

Eth has been partying recently. The currency has increased daily, reaching a new all-time high of almost $60, before seemingly stabilizing at around …

Jihan Wu Wants To Accelerate The Bitcoin Unlimited Hard Fork Regardless of Community Sentiment

<b>Jihan Wu is known for expressing strong opinions on bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Ever since he pledged support to Bitcoin Unlimited, though, he has</b> …

Bitcoin

Charts: How Bitcoin's Market Dominance is Being Challenged

Given its status as the original blockchain protocol, it should be no surprise that bitcoin has long dominated the digital currency markets.<p>In terms …

Bitcoin

Scaling Consensus? This Turing Winner Thinks He's Found a Way

If a public blockchain is to be successful — whether its use is for currencies, smart contracts or something else entirely — it needs a consensus …

Bitcoin

The Crypto Race: Bitcoin Problems, Dash Solutions With Roger Ver

Tesla Autopilot 2.0: Watch the latest and ‘greatly improved’ version of Autopilot at work

As Tesla is reportedly close to finishing its Autopilot 2.0 update that will remove the speed restrictions and bring the system to parity with the first generation, we get a good look at the latest version of Autopilot on the new hardware suite through a 30-minute drive by a Model S owner.<p>Håkan …

Tesla