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I’ve been called an amateur economist, and am proud of my amateur status, considering the track record of the pros.


Calling Out the SEC

There is hypocrisy in the agency’s refusal to accept a Bitcoin ETF on grounds of investor protection

In Defense of Joe Lubin & ConsenSys

Most of the critics misunderstand why the Ethereum incubator existed in the first place

Rumors of the Demise of the Blockchain Industry Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Price seldom matters as much as we all tend to think.


I Created “The Bernank” on YouTube. And I Was Mostly Wrong

Ten years after the financial crisis, and eight years after my cartoon, a review of what I got wrong, and what I never saw coming.

If Fund Managers Back Bitcoin

2018 is shaping up to the year of the tipping point when it comes to institutional fund managers attitude towards cryptocoins.

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How to Safeguard Free Speech

The case for radical free speech on the internet, and how it will be achieved.


How Blockchain Can Defeat State Censorship

A decentralized blockchain's "Proof of Existence" functionality can revolutionize how we store and protect information on the internet


Does Quantitative Easing Hurt More than Help?

My guest column in Forbes explores why the preferred economic policies of the modern era tend to backfire.



Why All the Alarms About a Slight Rate Hike?

My op-ed in the Journal finds hidden meaning in the language of business professionals. 



Quantitative Easing Explained

My original claim to fame, made in the heyday of YouTube, when 6 million hits actually meant something.


Talking The Line

My attempt at an animated comic-strip, also made in the heyday of YouTube, when only 600 hits meant the same thing it does today.