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Ethereum’s foundation is pumping $30 million into “transformative” upgrades

Ethereum’s foundation is pumping $30 million into “transformative” upgrades

Ethereum may not have a center, but it does have something that resembles a beating heart. The Switzerland-based Ethereum Foundation not only employs many of the researchers and developers crucial to its goal of creating a “world computer” but also pumps moral …Continue reading

Phillipa Gill

Five years ago, when Phillipa Gill began a research fellowship at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, she was surprised to find that there was no real accepted approach for empirically measuring censorship. So Gill, now an assistant professor of computer science …Continue reading

Greg Brockman

Human-like artificial intelligence is still a long way off, but Greg Brockman believes the time to start thinking about its safety is now. That’s why, after helping to build the online-payments firm Stripe, he cofounded OpenAI along with Elon Musk and others.

Why People Get Religious about Bitcoin

The Bitcoin phenomenon isn’t about a bunch of people who all believe the cryptocurrency is a good investment. That’s part of it. But for many, the belief in Bitcoin’s power to transform society runs much deeper:…

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