Tag Archive for: crypto

The Bitcoin Perfection Problem

Bitcoin Perfection Problem

We were going through some old bitcoin articles and realized we had a draft of an article Keith wrote that we never published. Better late than never! We hope you enjoy.  Listen to the audio version of this article here. The History of Technological Innovation Bitcoin has an intractable problem, and it is intrinsic to […]

Sam Bankman-Fried FTX’ed Up

Sam Bankman-Fried FTX’ed Up

You can listen to the audio version of this article here. Last week the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which was recently valued at $32 billion, imploded. While the tragedy continues to play out, let’s summarize what has happened so far: FTX is a cryptocurrency exchange, co-founded by Sam “SBF” Bankman-Fried. FTX enables customers to make leveraged […]

The Knockout Blow to Crypto

UFC Bitcoin vs Gold Cartoon

Listen to the audio version of this article here A New Type of Fighter Bonus The UFC has started paying fan bonuses to its fighters in Bitcoin. The UFC buys crypto at a fixed dollar amount and pays their fighters a bonus in cryptocurrency. As someone who loves the UFC and monetary economics, I wanted […]

Soho Forum Debate: Gold vs Bitcoin

Soho Forum

The Soho Forum is a monthly debate series held in Soho/Noho, Manhattan. A project of the Reason Foundation, the series features topics of special interest to libertarians and aims to enhance social and professional ties within the NYC libertarian community. Moderated by Gene Epstein, former economics editor of Barron’s, The Soho Forum features some of […]