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Cypherpunk Godfather Timothy May Was Lightyears Ahead of His Time

News The crypto world has been mourning the passing of Timothy C. May at the age of 67. While an unknown entity to the general public, to early internet adopters, cypherpunks, libertarians, and cryptography evangelists, May’s writings remain hallowed. The intellectual was an early advocate against state surveillance, defender from privacy erosions, and bête noire […]

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A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street Worship

Op-Ed September 15, 2018 brings the post-industrial financial world to a ten-year milestone. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was officially shuttered on this day in 2008, rocking the entire planet. The event occurred just 110 days before a revolution its collapse helped to spawn: Bitcoin. A little-known economic philosopher, Ludwig von Mises, tried to warn many years […]

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This $1 million house is the first to be sold on the blockchain in the U.S.

Green Bay Packers fans have a chance to live just steps away from Lambeau Field – but it will cost them $1 million in cryptocurrency. A so-called “Packer House” — it’s one of six homes that are actually connected to the parking lot at the National Football League team’s home stadium — the three-bedroom property […]

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Henri Cartier-Bresson’s historic photos of India are to be auctioned in New York — Quartz

In 1948, the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson came to India. His timing was perfect: the newly-independent country was at a critical moment in its history, and Cartier-Bresson had unparalleled access to many of its key political leaders, including Jawaharlal Nehru and even Mahatma Gandhi himself. But it was the assassination of Gandhi that gave Cartier-Bresson […]

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