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Blockchain and the United Nations

17 minute read

2010, the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development [CSTD] proposed the introduction of a technology-driven universal currency. A BitMint would...

History of Permissioned Ledgers

4 minute read

bureaucracies are so heavily invested in the expertise and importance of local regulations and standards that it’s extremely difficult for them to cut the Go...

Before Bitcoin

6 minute read

Privacy is necessary for an open society in the electronic age. Privacy is not secrecy. A private matter is something one doesn’t want the whole world to kno...

Electronic Cash, Before Bitcoin

4 minute read

Each RPOW or POW token can only be used once but since it gives birth to a new one, it is as though the same token can be handed from person to person.

History of Cryptocurrencies

less than 1 minute read

This is probably the least developed resource on the website. I’m still busy picking up on all the pre-history.

Cypherpunks and the Crypto Wars

8 minute read

Phil Zimmermann was a key player in this period. The PGP software he authored was considered as munitions by the US government and subject to export licenses...

Bitcoin History

8 minute read

“The first recorded claim of bitcoin’s demise was in 2010, on a little-known blog that found itself posted on a record of ‘bitcoin obituaries’ collected by 9...