The Cypherpunks, libertarians, and anarchists are always antagonizing the regulators but if cryptos and the Digital Transformation are to progress, the industry will need to work with the regulators.

If there is one thing I learned from history, it is that mankind never learns from history. We think about money all the time — how to save it, how to spend it, and how to make more. We have been programmed to become obsessed with money from a young age. Greed, as the Wall Street antagonist Gordon Gekko, calls it, works.

Money is the basic universal unit of account for…

Romanian President Ceausescu Hammering it Down

It was a cold, late Christmas afternoon and already the skies were darkened with a heavy overcast. Perfect time for people to be at home with their families enjoying the Christmas cheers and anticipating the classic holiday dishes -roast gammon and pork chops. Surely a feast to die for. And they did.

The couple, Nicolae and Elena, with their hands tied, were led against a wall. While Nicolae sang a patriotic song, the wife simply said, “‘You motherfuckers!”. A quick burst from the executioners’ Ak-47s deposited 120 bullets into the couple, ending the 21-year reign of the Romanian tyrant.

Nicolae…

Bitcoin cracked through the psychologically important $30K support level recently but quickly bounced back up. Is this BTC on its way back up or will $30 be retested on the way down. El Salvador legalizes Bitcoin as legal tender and folks claim it was the shot heard around the world. Let’s delve deeper into the crypto incursion.

Giant’s Bobby Thomson famous 1951 homer known as the “Shot Heard Around the World”

It was the bottom of the ninth with runners on 2nd and 3rd, the former being the potential tying run. …

Tim Berners-Lee’s original source for the WWW is being auctioned by Sotheby's as NFT. At an opening bid of $1,000 how cool is it to have bid on history? But NFTs still raise a lot of questions on the meaning of NFT ownership and the rights they entail.

Colnago NFT for Sale — Never ridden on

I am a lazy person by nature; there’s just no point denying that. But when my high school track coach announced that we were having a day off from practice, I made my PR and got home in record time which more than made up for a practice-free afternoon. …

Tim Berners-Lee’s original source code for the World Wide Web is being auctioned by Sotheby’s as an NFT with a starting price of $1,000. Yeah, right! That is like offering Manhattan for a starting price of $25, $1 more than what the Dutch paid. NFTs are heating up in breadth and depth and this is just the beginning.

The hyper-exclusive Limited Edition Colnago NFT

I am a lazy person by nature; there’s just no point denying that. But when my high school track coach announced that we were having a day off from practice, I made my PR and got home in record time, which more than made up for a practice-free afternoon. I did take the bus however, but details, details, details…

Once at home, I scanned the living room and without hesitation I was already one foot into my bedroom. And there it was. Sitting in my bedroom was a box from UPS. But not just any box. I knew what was…

At the Miami Bitcoin conference, Jack Mallers, CEO Founder of the Layer 2 Lightning Network and its cross-border remittance app Strike, commented on El Salvador’s plan to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender is the Shot heard around the World. But how significant is El Salvador’s plan to Bitcoin and cryptos? Read on.

Yo, Tyrone, get your fat ass off the couch and go get dinner! Aliyah yells at her husband with endearing familiarity as she hands him two 150-ounce sealed bottles of Tide™. Tyrone grumbles — his way of acknowledging– yes dear, I love you too. …

At the Miami Bitcoin conference, Jack Mallers, CEO Founder of the Layer 2 Lightning Network and its cross-border remittance app Strike, commented on El Salvador’s plan to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender is the Shot heard around the World. But how significant is El Salvador’s plan to Bitcoin and cryptos? Read on.

Yo Tyrone, get your fat ass off the couch and go get dinner! Aliyah yells at her husband with endearing familiarity as she hands him two 150-ounce sealed bottles of Tide™. Tyrone grumbles — his way of acknowledging– yes dear, I love you too. …

The end-of-the-world crowd reared their heads this week propped up by China’s crackdown on crypto mining, along with investor sentiment, and high gas prices are starting to push the market to its

On the morning of May 19, 1536, Henry VIII’s fallen queen ascended the scaffold, delivered a conventional speech praising the king as a “gentle and sovereign lord” and knelt to receive the death blow. The executioner struck Anne’s head off with a single swing of his sword. She even tipped the executioner, before the hack to show her gratitude for his diligence. What a classy woman.

Bitcoin and Ethereum are the King and Queen of the cryptos, although ETH is technically an altcoin, it really isn’t. While credit definitely goes to BTC for creating the space, as with most households…

The end-of-the-world crowd reared their heads this week propped up by China’s crackdown on crypto mining, along with investor sentiment, and high gas prices are starting to push the market to its brink.

On the morning of May 19, 1536, Henry VIII’s fallen queen ascended the scaffold, delivered a conventional speech praising the king as a “gentle and sovereign lord” and knelt to receive the death blow. The executioner struck Anne’s head off with a single swing of his sword. She even tipped the executioner, before the hack to show her gratitude for his diligence. What a classy woman.

Bitcoin and Ethereum are the King and Queen of the cryptos, although ETH is technically an altcoin, it really isn’t. While credit definitely goes to BTC for creating the space, as with most households…

Will Tesla change the landscape of Bitcoin mining through the developing technologies of Tesla and other Elon industries? Or is this an Elon Musk SNL skits.

Tesla announced that customers can now order their flagship Model S with a Bitcoin mining option. Cars equipped with the mining option will be loaded with an upgradeable Bitmain chipset capable of over 150 TH/s. Furthermore, the Bitcoin mining models will use their new ultra-efficient Lithium-Iridium batteries Elon says that the new super batteries will not only give the Model S F1-level performance, but will reduce the energy footprint of crypto mining. A win-win-win as Elon stated.

Obviously, the above is a parody on Tesla but amidst his backtracking of Tesla accepting Bitcoin, Elon is known for making bizarre announcements…

Edward Wong

Co-founder QuantDart. Co-founder Shanghai Futures Exchange. Former Treasury Architect at the Federal Reserve. World Champion Spicy Eater. Cat lady.

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