Category Archives: Vitalik Buterin

Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini Argues Against Crypto at Senate Hearing

Economist Nouriel Roubini is kicking cryptocurrencies while they are down. In his testimony today before the Senate Banking Committee today at a crypto and blockchain hearing, Roubini argued that cryptocurrencies are “the mother of all scams and (now busted) bubbles.” The timing of today’s hearing before skeptical U.S. Senators couldn’t have been worse, with the […]

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Huobi-EOS Vote Buying Controversy Predictable, Says Vitalik Buterin

Controversy has been brewing on Twitter in the last few days as details emerge regarding the modus operandi of EOS’ block producers, and in particular Huobi. The Huobi exchange acts as one of twenty-one block producers on the EOS network, and is now coming under allegations that it has been buying and selling block producer […]

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Ethereum’s Vicious Cycle

Once the epicenter of a booming cryptocurrency market, Ethereum has faced crippling price blows in recent months. The coin’s sudden and perpetual decline is being framed by some as an existential crisis, which has transformed a once virtuous cycle of appreciation into a vicious downturn. As it turns out, an evaluation of Ethereum’s value-utility matrix […]

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