The attack of the SuperFakes

 even years ago, watch fan Andrew Dakin bought a Movado watch on eBay for $500. It looked like a mint timepiece, well-maintained and classically styled. He had just started collecting watches, so he was happy to get a deal on a unique and valuable timepiece. “At that point I was probably like 30 watches in Read More …

Gillmor Gang: Netfix

 The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Elisa Camahort Page, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 1, 2017. G3: Hacking Cough — Mary Hodder, Francine Hardaway, Maria Ogneva, Tina Hui, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 1, 2017. @stevegillmor, @fradice, @dsearls, @DenisPombriant, @ElisaC Produced/directed by Tina Chase Gillmor… Read Read More …

Metascarcity and Bitcoin’s future

 The problem with writing about Bitcoin is that the subject has become so emotional. The very name inspires triumph, greed, resentment, or fury. Triumph from those handful of hodlers (yes, really) who are watching the destiny they long foretold actually come true before those eyes. Greed from those hundreds of thousands of newbies who just Read More …

Unicorn Battle uses buzzwords to measure a startup’s ‘unicornibility’

 When startup founders pitch at a TechCrunch event, they usually don’t just get on-stage and starting shouting out buzzwords. Today, however, one of the teams at the Disrupt Berlin hackathon really did begin their presentation by rattling off words and phrases like “Internet of Things!” and “bitcoin!!” As they did, a unicorn puppet would pop Read More …