🐵 Larry's Newsletter - Issue #18

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Welcome back to those of you who were off enjoying an Easter holiday. I spent the four day weekend bu
 
March 29 - Issue #18

Larry Salibra

The most interesting things I've seen in blockchain, tech, and our decentralizing world as seen from the world's border with China.

Welcome back to those of you who were off enjoying an Easter holiday. I spent the four day weekend building something that I think you’ll find fun. I’ll be sharing it in a couple days, so follow me on Twitter or subscribe to my blog if you don’t want to wait until the next newsletter!
Monday, I discovered that I live a 15 minute drive from a mountain covered in wild monkeys and boars. As a reward for reading the entire newsletter, I’ve included some tips on how to protect yourself from monkeys.
I’m adding emojis to the newsletter, an idea that I’m shamelessly stealing from Azeem Azhar’s excellent The Exponential View newsletter.

Blockchain 📦🔗
Bitcoin Lecture Series: Understanding Segregated Witness
Blockcypher releases a wallet for developers
How to Sue A Decentralized Autonomous Organization
Dear NPM: Your Hands Are Full With Left Pad But I Can Help
Beijing seek to create separate domain registry
Blockchain Technology and Progress in Science
Links
💰 The central planning of digital money and what we can do to fix it. Bitcoin moved our political problems from politicians to developers.
Bitcoiner credentials are valuable -> might be able to steal their Bitcoins.
Another financial scam.
It’s a hard problem.
Privacy/Security 🔒
Major sites including New York Times and BBC hit by 'ransomware' malvertising
Matthew Green describes their attack on Apple iMessage
Apple 'privacy czars' grapple with internal conflicts over user data
Follow the money: Apple vs. the FBI
Links
Prepare to be shocked.
Monkey Business 🐒
Thanks to Hong Kong's AFCD for this helpful advice.
Thanks to Hong Kong's AFCD for this helpful advice.
Thanks for reading! Stay safe from monkeys!
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