Monthly Archives: August 2015

`The Failure Stuff:’ Why Ignorance and Mistakes Matter

In Sunday’s New York Times, author and New America fellow Jamie Holmes makes the case for teaching students the importance of ignorance. Too often, Holmes argues, students are taught about scientific breakthroughs and understanding, but not the important role that … Continue reading

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Is Bitcoin About to Become More Fed-like?

Can Bitcoin retain its anarchist edge while still operating more like a central bank? Last year, I wrote about how Texas has become a hotbed of Bitcoin development. One of the challenges the digital currency faces is how it can … Continue reading

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Bitcoin at a crossroads A sp

Bitcoin at a crossroads A spat exposes unwieldy governance at the digital currency #bitcoin

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Oil Demand Growing at Fastest Pace in Fi

Oil Demand Growing at Fastest Pace in Five Years, Says IEA Low prices barely slowing non-OPEC production. #energy

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