A Crypto-Currency and Blockchain Blog

Bitcoin FUD from a Dinosaur

“Crypto Through the Tulips”? The Economist should know better. First, BTC meets the definition of “currency”, so the tulip analogy is FUD.  Second, while Dot Coms in the 1990s and early 2000s were numerous and many crashed, the survivors and progeny built the Web 2.0 economy we know today.  I worked in Silicon Valley during […]

Our First Public Preview

Our development team is working diligently on our MVP (“minimum-viable-product”) to demonstrate to our beta testers in the next few weeks. Here are the highlights of our blockchain project:   What is our platform? StorD.io is a peer-to-peer self-storage and parking platform based on blockchain and smart contract technology (Ethereum). Who are we? Capitalism evolved. […]

Woz on blockchain

On Nasdaq.com: “Steve Wozniak (aka the ‘Woz’) thinks Bitcoin is better than gold and the U.S. dollar, which he called ‘phony,’ because the government can always print more.” Who should we trust, Jamie Dimon or the Woz on the future of crypto-currency, the blockchain, Bitcoin, and distributed ledger technology?

Definition of Money

In any discussion, it is important to make sure that the author, reader, speakers, and listeners generally agree about definitions, in this case, “money”: Wendy McElroy, in her online work “The Satoshi Revolution” provides a simple definition: Money has three traditional uses; it is a medium of exchange, a store of value and a unit […]

Smart Contracts

Here is an online article by the writer commonly known to have coined the term “Smart Contracts”, Nick Szabo reproduced in its entirety without any alteration.  I find it interesting that this was written 21 years ago, and at the same time I started law school when the original Dot-Com madness was starting to heat […]

Hello world!

Welcome to our company blog on blockchain or distributed ledger technology (“DLT”), the underlying technology of Bitcoin.  We are working on a blockchain project that we will launch shortly at stord.io. Here is a great illustration of the blockchain by PwC’s emerging tech website: