Dr. Doom goes to Washington

True to form, economist Nouriel Roubini blasts all things crypto at a Senate hearing today. Unsurprisingly, crypto experts say he’s way off base.

Power to the people

Blockchain could be the key to creating a person-to-person marketplace for selling electricity. That will make energy costs cheaper and use more efficient. So what’s the hold up?

The “Great” Blockchain of China?

The Chinese government is big on blockchain, but there are fears it might use the technology—in spite of its liberating potential—to extend its vast surveillance powers.

Winklevying for a stablecoin

The Winklevii have unveiled their new cryptocurrency, a stablecoin that cheerfully ignores the entire point of cryptocurrencies.

Free health care for everyone

BitMED says its blockchain-based “telehealth system” will provide free basic care to the entire world within 10 years. All it costs is your anonymized medical records.