Category Archives: Basic Stuff

Dark Money in the Cryptocurrency Universe

Dark matter roughly makes up 80% of the universe. Or so the physicists say. We know – or think – dark matter exists because the galaxies stick together when there is not enough observable matter to keep them from flying apart. But there is no direct evidence of dark matter. All experiments to “prove” dark matter exists have… Read More »

Explaining Bitcoin to Martians

Or: You are over the age of fifty and you don’t understand techie stuff… Once or twice a year, I allow myself a trip to the Shameful Tikki on Main Street, Vancouver, where the rum is served in goldfish bowls that are decorated with floating fruit and candle boats. After a few bowls shared with some close friends,… Read More »