Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans are now live and on the record. What do you think of Libra? https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18682290/facebook-libra-cryptocurrency-visa-mastercard-digital-currency-calibra-wallet-announce …
Here’s a good @nickstatt piece on the forthcoming digital wallet @Calibra, which explains what Facebook expects to gain out of this whole thing https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18682838/facebook-digital-wallet-calibra-libra-cryptocurrency-kevin-weil-david-marcus-interview …
Anyway just when I was starting to feel like I had a handle on the biggest issues on my beat, Facebook is all like “it’s time for you to learn about Byzantine fault tolerance”
You can follow @CaseyNewton.
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.
Enjoy Threader? Sign up.
Since you’re here...
... we’re asking visitors like you to make a contribution to support this independent project. In these uncertain times, access to information is vital. Threader gets 1,000,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Your financial support will help two developers to keep working on this app. Everyone’s contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support Threader by becoming premium or by donating on PayPal. Thank you.