Global Economies

Bank of central banks wants to stop creation of crypto

Bank of central banks wants to stop creation of crypto

The rise of Bitcoin and the blockchain industry has been accompanied by criticism, just like any other emerging tech sector. Such criticism was heard during the dawn of the internet, and despite it, the internet is still alive and well today. Industry experts have offered different hot takes on the nature of cryptocurrency in […]

Decentralization, Part 1: The Paradigm of Paradigms?

Decentralization, Part 1: The Paradigm of Paradigms?

From at least the mid-20th century to (seemingly) the present, the leimotif weaving through business, politics and social organizations has been centralization – concentrating control of an activity or organization(s) under either a single authority, or layered ones woven together. In spite of crosscurrents to the contrary, this seemingly unstoppable […]

Silver, Part II: Doing Good and Doing Well

Silver, Part II: Doing Good and Doing Well

Silver has antimicrobial properties, enabling it to purify milk (which Americans in the 19th century Westward expansion utilized), and water. Not to mention current use in shirts, underwear and socks to kill bacteria and limit body odor. Silver can be found in band aids, and tooth paste. In the short […]