"'I heard Bitcoin mining in China predominately uses electricity generated through fossil fuels' he types confidently into a tweet, and presses send. He then slowly leans over to turn on his 550W subwoofer and 65' TV to watch a documentary on Netflix on soybeans."
🚫 Why PayPal's recent crackdown should worry you. An article on the latest casualty of PayPal's trigger-happy ban policy: ASMR creators. In addition to the ban, creators funds were frozen for 180 days without warning. We've said it before, but we'll say it again - if your funds rely on a centralized third party, they aren't really your funds.
For a complete listof today's trending articles, head on over here.
READ OF THE DAY
📖The Untold History of Bitcoin: Enter the Cypherpunks. A brief overview on how the cypherpunk movement started and what the precursors to bitcoin were.
THOUGHT OF THE DAY
Opinions and observations from our readers. Have a thought you'd like to share? Reply directly to today's issue, and we'll review your submission.
"What will Web 4.0 look like, and what will it be trying to fix? Currently, the narrative around Web 2.0 (centralized companies like GAFA) is that they are 'bad' because of their power and the lack of control users have. Web 3.0 is trying to fix that. But what will we be trying to fix about Web 3.0?"
QUESTION OF THE DAY
What was the biggest challenge in building OpenMarketCap?
Yin Wu discussed her learnings in building a decentralized CoinMarketCap alternative in our Q&A this morning.
LAUNCHES OF THE DAY
🚀 Aurora EOS: Mulitcoin's Myles Snider is on to his next adventure as CEO of Aurora, a block producer aiming to serve the EOS community with reliability and transparency. Not exactly sure what a block producer is? Read our token analysis on EOS over here.