Casey Newton+ Your Authors @CaseyNewton I write The Interface. Get it by email: bit.ly/2yTbZcK | [email protected] | instagram: @crumbler Jun. 18, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

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”


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