The Edited Latecomer’s Guide to Crypto

On March 20, 2022, the New York Times published a 14,000-word puff piece on cryptocurrencies, both online and as an entire section of the Sunday print edition. […]

A group of around fifteen cryptocurrency researchers and critics have done what the New York Times apparently won’t: The Edited Latecomer’s Guide to Crypto.

I enjoyed Molly White’s coverage of the crypto bubble (including the great Web3 is going just great coverage) ever since Gruber mentioned her earlier this year.

Until yesterday I haven’t seen anything involving crypto outside of news coverage here in Germany. But a local jewelry chain now advertises personal messages that are stored “forever on the blockchain”, whatever that’s supposed to mean. You can even get a framed certificate!