A year in review: The crypto news we loved writing, part one
We’re celebrating our first year of Protos articles. The newsroom took a look back at our favorite pieces to write and read.
Here’s part one of two:
OPINION: The Metaverse and ‘Web 3’ aren’t even here and they’re already cringe
From November: The hype surrounding crypto’s role in the Metaverse reeks of the same ‘blockchain’ stench that wafted over the internet in late 2017.
Chinese BTC miners sent 200K rigs to Canada but can’t find enough power
From August: The Alberta site chosen to host 200,000 Bitcoin miners from China does not produce enough power to run them, says the plant’s operator.
Margaret Thatcher and swine flu: Failed Bitcoin ship Satoshi has seen it all
From June: MS Satoshi is truly the Forrest Gump of cruise ships, having survived swine flu before stomaching a crypto seasteading experiment off Panama.
Tether Papers: This is exactly who acquired 70% of all USDT ever issued
From November: We catalogued every USDT distributed by Tether in the past seven years to present the most transparent research on the stablecoin to date.
Elon Musk isn’t giving away Bitcoin! ‘Motherload’ scam earned $2M last week
From February: The Motherload’s giveaway stash has now received over 221 BTC ($10.8 million) since its origin in August last year.
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