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David Marcus says Libra is an “instrument of development” that will (somewhat paradoxically) allow Western nations to preserve their influence.
“Every stock, bond, currency, and commodity will be digitised” - Anthony Pompliano, predicting the future in 2019.
“Open source is going to outer space!”
Dizzyingly tiny numbers, late-night parties, cold-war secrets: Jemima Kelly attends the International Seminars on Planetary Emergencies
“BoJo has helped Bitcoin rediscover its mojo.”
Did we hear you say blockchain, sir? FT Alphaville is here to assist you with your media coverage.
Via the magic of multiple interlocking positive feedback loops, of course.
Craig Wright gets caught with his pants down.
Remainiacs; Shardenfreude; the future of capitalism; 4chan; and more.
Steve Wozniak finds himself in Malta with a token offering endorsed by the prime minister himself.
“If you don’t believe in bitcoin, you’re essentially saying you don’t believe in cryptography.”
Military veterans; Peanuts; Robbie Williams; Woodstock; Facebook antitrust; and more.
Fintech was already too much. We really don’t need femtech, suptech, martech, or littech, thanks.
Craig-toshi reckons he’s going to give the poor $8bn and he doesn’t care if you believe him or not.
Giving up your kids for money; waltzing the dragon; we are all Susanna Reid; Ronald Reagan’s racism; and more.
How much is that uni in the window? With start-ups delaying conventional M&A exits in favour of continuous fundraising, no one can be sure.
A sudden bout of the kidney stones attacks young Justin Sun.
The sock puppets are in town.
And this time, it’s our old friend Wirecard’s fault, apparently.
“(Dollars) aren’t moved digitally. They are moved electronically.”
“I disagree with your view on bitcoin on 10 very intelligent levels.”
The man who would be Satoshi Nakamoto.
Anyone for a pint of “Intergalactic liquid currency”?