Buying 2021

Twenty-twenty has certainly been fascinating. As of this post, nationwide quarantines have been in operation (with few exceptions) for more than eight months and there’s no significant sign of this changing until next year. How we are not experiencing more acute pain economically is baffling, although perhaps that is around the corner. (Closing the world […]

Bitcoin Confidential: 100% Private Cryptocurrency from Block Zero

Today we consider Bitcoin Confidential a new completely private cryptocurrency. Clarification: The Smartcash team initially implemented a privacy feature on top of SMART via zerocoin. However, they removed it after 6 months as they discovered major flaws in the code. Zcash and Zcoin ended up coming to the same conclusions and following the path taken […]