Bitcoin’s emergence as a global digital currency has been as revolutionary as it has been erratic. But while fledgling investors obsess over every fluctuation in the cryptocurrency market, nation-states are more interested in the underlying blockchain technology and its ability to revolutionize how business is done on the internet and beyond. VICE’s Michael Moynihan travels […]
The virtual goldrush to mine Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies leads us to Central Washington state where a Bitcoin mine generates roughly $70,000 a day mining bitcoin. A warehouse full of ASIC Bitcoin miners run 24/7 to manufacture Bitcoin. The location of this Bitcoin Mine is one of the world’s epicenters for mining. Cheap hydroelectric power […]
In the world of cryptocurrency, money is power, sparking a gold rush wherever energy is cheap and abundant. A booming cryptocurrency mining industry is disrupting a small town in Washington state.
Cuando YouTube me dio la oportunidad de ganar dinero con esta plataforma, su banco me pide el código SWIFT de mi banco para pagarme cada mes directamente a mi cuenta bancaria. Ahora bien, si yo viviese en Cuba o en Irán tendría serios problemas para beneficiarme de YouTube porque son países que se encuentran en […]
Reportaje sobre la vida y suicidio de Aaron swartz.
Blockchain documentary 2020
Every month for the past five years, Harlem residents have gathered to discuss digital privacy and how to best protect themselves from intrusive surveillance. Motherboard joined CryptoHarlem founder Matthew Mitchell at one of his crypto parties to see firsthand how he is empowering people of color, who he says are over-policed and heavily surveilled. “You […]
On March 15th, 2018, the city of Plattsburgh in upstate New York issued an 18-month moratorium on cryptocurrency mining. Plattsburgh is part of a long-standing power agreement that gives the city an allotment of some of the cheapest electricity anywhere in the world, but a recent influx of cryptomining companies and their energy-draining rigs have […]
Caminar en los espacios publicos ya no es anónimo. Los programas de reconocimiento facial registran dónde estamos y con quién. Esta tecnología permite, entre otras cosas, detectar el uso ilegal de música. ¿Cómo?, nos los explica desde Washington nuestra corresponsal Laura Iglesias de la mano de la startup Citizenz.
Why is one misunderstood nation now the source of more millionaires and billionaires than anywhere else on earth? And why does America’s mainstream press ignore this story?
Censorship resistant, pseudo-anonymous, untraceable. These are the main characteristics that make cryptocurrency an enticing payment method for purchasing adult content. Pornsites, webcam platforms and online sex shops often struggle with traditional payment systems because of the high-risk industry in which these businesses operate. By leveraging the power of blockchain, a number of crypto startups have […]
Join us in building Elixxir, a full-stack blockchain platform led by world-famous cryptographer David Chaum, the inventor of digital cash and father of online anonymity.