Blurt!Commonplace Book

“On this half-empty passenger ship with its swirling ’80s carpets right out of The Shining, there is very little sober talk of blockchain’s obstacles or limitations. … Instead, the core and only existential question is which of the various coins and ICOs (initial coin offerings) will make you the richest the fastest before dawn.” (Laurie Penny, “Four Days Trapped at Sea With Crypto’s Nouveau Riche”) Bonus quote: “John McAfee has never been convicted of rape and murder, but—crucially—not in the same way that you or I have never been convicted of rape or murder.”

Monday, January 13, 2020, 10:23:35pm PDT