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A blog on digital homes, decentralization, crypto-wonkery, and other topics of fine interest.

Decentralization Roundup for 2017

2017 has been a stressful year for many, but for those trying to fix the internet, it's been a delightfully hopeful one. Here's my update on how some of those contenders progressed in 2017. »

Why Bitcoin/Blockchains Won't Work (in the USA), Part One

Bitcoin is officially over 9000! Happy internet meme day, everyone! In celebration of this great accomplishment, I will now explain to you in great detail how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency schemes are ultimately doomed to fail as replacements for our current financial and legal systems. »