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Bitcoin’s Increasing Value Is Its Real Failure

The technology is fine, but its speculative bias reveals something sad about our relationship with money

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As those of us who were around will remember, Bitcoin emerged out of the same spirit as Occupy Wall Street. Those of us holding seminars about economic power in Zuccotti Park were thrilled by the possibility of a…




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Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff

Author of Team Human, Present Shock, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast

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