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Since when do the default Camera apps have QR-scanner capability? Makes a lot of sense, but there was a time you needed an app for that!
@ysamjo (3/2) ...the numbers made the article interesting though, and the use of 'deadweight loss' to explain this. Main takeaway for me: authors will experiment with bundling and/or creating plans (price differentiation). Not sure if substack supports the latter as a feature
@ysamjo ,which has to do with a person being interested in a newsletter but not enough to justify paying the regular price. These 'on the fence' readers convert with extra newsletters in a bundle (2/2)
@ysamjo They bundled a bunch of Substack newsletters, which attracted lots of subs. He went into why it's worthwhile economically for both consumers and publishers to engage in bundling (1/2)
While reading the MoneyLab Reader, I stumbled upon an article by Beat Weber, going into the contexts where Bitcoin or other complementary currencies are actually attractive in the presence of traditional (fiat)currencies: Complementary currencies can work if they are able … Lees verder
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received a registration for a Bitcoin Fund. In case you wonder what the risks are of investing in Bitcoin, here is the quite extensive list as noted in the fund prospectus: Risk … Lees verder
Today I was kind of triggered by the news that Bitcoin was featured on Chinese television, and that Chinese downloads of Bitcoin clients spiked: Bitcoin featured on Chinese TV (jingji.cntv.cn/2013/05/03/VID…), client downloads boom: sourceforge.net/projects/bitco… — Mark A. Jansen (@MarkAJansen) May … Lees verder
This is a good introductory video to Bitcoin which has both great form and content:
Bitcoin wisseldienst krijgt bankstatus, stelt een recent bericht op nu.nl. Volgens ICT-jurist Arnoud Engelfriet is dit iets te kort door de bocht, want de status van wisseldienst Bitcoin Central heeft betrekking op payment service providers (PSP), wat betekent dat je betalingen … Lees verder
In case you are interested in ‘the economics game’, the intersection of new media, markets the money system and emerging phenomena like Bitcoin, I highly recommend the PhD-thesis Monopoly Moneys [PDF alert] by media theorist Rushkoff, now it is available … Lees verder
“Freeing People to Transact on Their Own Terms. Bitcoin Foundation standardizes, protects and promotes the use of Bitcoin cryptographic money for the benefit of users worldwide.”
It is common knowledge that many Internet phenomena such as weblogs and Twitter and other complex systems, are scale-free networks exhibiting a power law distribution. For a while I was wondering whether Bitcoin would also exhibit such a long tailed distribution, … Lees verder
Word cloud from the text Bitcoin design paper by Nakamoto [PDF]. Larger file Highlights transaction hash / block / chain proof honest / trusted versus attacker network / nodes Produced with Tagcedo.