Cryptocurrency

Imaginary Money

Imaginary Money

February 8, 2023 at 10:49 am

Over the past few months, I have been following various stories about crypto currencies with a mix of incomprehension, incredulity and interest. What will be the next crypto exchange to fail? Will another crypto titan mysteriously disappear or die in suspicious circumstances? But with the collapse of FTX, and theRead...

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

November 25, 2022 at 8:30 am

Comfort and Joy I have to tie up two loose ends from my coverage of Tuesday morning’s council meeting. After listening to—and approving—Destination Cape Breton’s funding request (which I covered in detail because opaque organizations spending oodles of public money are catnip to me— or would be, if I wereRead More

Regulating Crypto?

Regulating Crypto?

November 23, 2022 at 2:21 pm

A tweet from Conservative MP Michel Rempel Garner caught my eye Monday morning (I’m still able to see her tweets because I’ve never been so bold as to lock horns with her online where she’s notorious for blocking anyone who disagrees with her). It said: Tomorrow morning, my bill regardingRead More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

April 8, 2022 at 10:45 am

An explainer explained As someone who has made a practice of arguing with documents (type “Okay, stop” into this website’s search bar if you require evidence), I was beyond delighted to discover that a group of around 15 “cryptocurrency researchers and critics” had recently ganged up on a 14,000-word NewRead More