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Cryptocurrency

  1. sbf: the virtue was the con
    What Does Sam Bankman-Fried Have to Say for Himself?An interview with the disgraced CEO.
  2. sbf: the virtue was the con
    What Happened to FTX?It’s possible that you don’t fully understand what Sam Bankman-Fried did or what transpired at his company, FTX. This may help.
  3. sbf: the virtue was the con
    How Did SBF Convince West Africans Crypto Was Their Future?At least Madoff’s clients were rich.
  4. sbf: the virtue was the con
    Is Effective Altruism Now Defective?Commiserating with the do-gooders SBF made look bad.
  5. sbf: the virtue was the con
    Was Caroline Ellison a Main Character or the Fall Girl?How the 28-year-old CEO LARP-ed her way into the collapse of FTX.
  6. sbf: the virtue was the con
    Will SBF Soon Be Wearing an Orange Jumpsuit?The over-under on SBF’s criminal risk.
  7. sbf: the virtue was the con
    How Much Political Power Did SBF’s Millions Buy?“Bankman-who? Never knew the guy.”
  8. sbf: the virtue was the con
    What Kind of Mess Did SBF Leave Behind in the Bahamas?On the ground in Nassau, where FTX’s riches are up for grabs.
  9. sbf: the virtue was the con
    How Did FTX End Up at the Met Gala?Understanding his fashion and high-society fixer, Lauren Remington Platt.
  10. sbf: the virtue was the con
    Why Didn’t More Reporters See This Coming?How SBF sweet-talked the media.
  11. sbf: the virtue was the con
    Wait, But Weren’t His Parents Law Professors?The Stanford genius bubble that birthed SBF.
  12. sbf: the virtue was the con
    Where Have the FTX Depositors Gone to Panic?Distraught users — and scammers — are flooding Telegram.
  13. cryptocurrency
    The 5 Craziest and Most Telling Videos of Sam Bankman-FriedMaybe he was leaving clues all along.
  14. the money game
    Beware Ryan Cohen, the Meme-Stock KingHe’s making wild profits. But at whose expense?
  15. schadenfreude
    Crypto Bros Are Trying to Ditch Their Rolex WatchesSecondhand sellers say the supply of luxury Swiss timepieces rose as a direct consequence of the Bitcoin crash this year.
  16. encounter
    Beeple’s Post-NFT ChapterThe digital artist made a pile of money on NFTs before the crypto market crashed. Now he has his eyes on the art world.
  17. politics
    House Ethics Committee Investigates Madison Cawthorn for Promoting CryptoCawthorn is leaving in January, but he may be in trouble before then.
  18. the money game
    Madison Cawthorn’s Crypto Guru Goes BustIn the hyperworld of Miami’s crypto right, the “Let’s Go Brandon” coin sounded as good as gold.
  19. the money game
    Crypto’s Most Powerful Regulator Is HereAdrienne Harris, New York’s financial watchdog, has enormous sway over the industry’s future.
  20. politics
    Can Andrew Yang Stick to One Thing?His latest turn as a lobbyist for cryptocurrencies and other Web3 tech may not be the “profound opportunity to fight poverty” he says it is.
  21. crime
    The Big Dumb Bitcoin-Laundering Scheme (Feat. Bad Rap)The Feds arrested a husband and (rapping) wife influencer who got in over their heads trying to launder billions in stolen crypto.
  22. business
    How Museums Are Trying to Figure Out What NFT Art Is WorthAmong other complexities, the often secretive process for establishing the insured value of a painting doesn’t work with a Bored Ape.
  23. the money game
    Striking It Rich in the Meme-Coin Casino“I think this is all stupid and absurd. But I’m not going to complain.”
  24. cryptocurrency
    Crypto Gets Its Day With CongressIt was a coup for an industry still seeking legitimacy and recognition. Not everything went smoothly, though.
  25. just asking questions
    She Was D.C.’s Top Crypto Cop. Now She’s Silicon Valley’s Top Crypto Investor.Katie Haun is spreading the Web3 word to everyone from senators to Hollywood stars.
  26. technology
    A Normie’s Guide to Becoming a Crypto PersonHow to (cautiously and skeptically) fall down the rabbit hole.
  27. the money game
    How Gary Vaynerchuk Became an NFT Guru — and Lord of His Own MetaverseNFTs weren’t just something he could collect; they knotted all the threads of his career.
  28. crypto
    Could Eric Adams Actually Be Paid in Bitcoin?Today’s boast could be tomorrow’s reality.
  29. school mask mandates
    Eric Adams Already Has Big Ideas for New York City SchoolsThe incoming mayor said he wants to end school mask mandates if it can “be done with the science” and wants to start teaching cryptocurrency to kids.
  30. eric adams
    We Finally Have Our First Crypto-Bro MayorEric Adams wants to get paid in bitcoin, at least for a while.
  31. are u coming?
    Blockchain Bros and Crypto Socialites Came to Party“It’s like Pretty Woman meets The Great Gatsby, but with crypto.”
  32. facebook
    The Senate Hates Facebook’s CryptocurrencyA show of bipartisan dislike characterized today’s Banking Committee hearings on Libra. Facebook might be okay with that.
  33. the top line
    Stephen Moore’s New Crypto Start-up Is Dumb Even by Crypto Start-up StandardsThe conservative commentator and failed Fed nominee’s business partner describes the plan, such as it is.
  34. life in pixels
    Facebook’s New Competition: The U.S. DollarFacebook just introduced Libra, a new cryptocurrency designed to blow up the global financial system.
  35. bitcoin
    Rick Santorum Is Getting Into Bitcoin for CatholicsIt should have been called “Vaticoin,” if you ask me.
  36. goatse
    Goatse Is Now a Cryptocurrency StuntThe site cribs from the Million Dollar Homepage playbook to rake in Ethereum cryptocurrency.
  37. crypto
    Bath Salts to Bitcoin: John McAfee’s Bizarre Crypto HustleHow the early internet guru turned international fugitive became crypto’s spokesman.
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    Bitcoin Criminal Escapes Prison, Flees on Plane With Prime MinisterHe managed to get out of prison and make it to Sweden.
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    How to Make $6,500 by Pretending to Be Elon Musk on TwitterIt pays to be @elonnmuusk.
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    A Blockchain-for-Vegetables Start-up Website Was Replaced With the Word ‘Penis’This week’s weirdest cryptocurrency scam doesn’t even appear to have made money.
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    Katy Perry Is Into Cryptocurrency NowJust keep hodling.
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    The Rise and Fall of BitConnect, the Sketchiest Crypto ExchangeEven in the somewhat shady world of cryptocurrency, BitConnect stood out as being particularly sketchball.
  43. Kentucky Is the First State to Enact Medicaid Work RequirementsThe state estimates that the change will result in 95,000 fewer people on Medicaid.
  44. Miami Bitcoin Conference No Longer Accepting Bitcoin PaymentThe cryptocurrency is too much of a pain.
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    The Pickax Sellers of the Bitcoin Gold RushThere’s money to be made in bitcoin, even if you don’t own any.
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    Google Chrome Extension ‘Archive Poster’ Secretly Mined CryptocurrencyA Chrome extension was covertly using users’ computers to mine for the cryptocurrency monero.
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    What Does It Mean If I’m Hodling My Shitcoins? A Glossary of Bitcoin SlangFrom hodl to DYOR to shitcoin, every word you need to know to fake your way through a bitcoin conversation.
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    How Bitcoin Got Here: A Mostly Complete Timeline of Bitcoin’s Highs and LowsFrom the infamous 10,000-bitcoin pizza delivery to the pre-Christmas roller-coaster ride.
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    6 People on How They Spent Their Bitcoin FortunesRent, student loans, private-school tuition, designer furniture — and, yes, a special blue laser.
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    What It’s Like to (Almost) Become a Cryptocurrency MillionaireIn search of “brownstone money” on the cryptocurrency roller coaster.
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