JSECoin : a new cryptocurrency designed for website mining

A new cryptocurrency on which to bet? Recently, ThePirateBay conducted an experiment to see if it could replace the advertisements that keep the site afloat with a new monetization scheme: using visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency. So, the webmasters has embedded the code for a cryptocurrency miner called Coin Hive in the footer of the site….

What is the blockchain, and how will radically transform the economy?

Do you know what is the blockchain? You should! How an independent, transparent, and permanent database coexisting in multiple locations and shared by a community will changing money and business? In this lucid and simple talk, Bettina Warburg describes how the blockchain will eliminate the need for centralized institutions like banks or governments to facilitate…