Category: Bitcoin

Month in review: April, 2014: Part 2, Or what’s a hyperlink for?

23 June, 2014 (05:31) | Bitcoin, Blight, Elevators, Eminent domain, Kansas City, Manhattan, Month in review, New York City, Theory, Urban renewal, Zoning |

[Previous Months in Review available here: Mar 14, Feb 14, Jan 14] [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]  By: David A. Smith  Yesterday’s Part 1 of this two-part review of April’s posts noted that a blog can take the time and detail to dismantle a specious argument (and refute it with evidence), and it can delve […]

Month in review: April, 2014: Part 1, A blogger’s thoughts should exceed his words

20 June, 2014 (12:04) | Bitcoin, Blight, Elevators, Eminent domain, Kansas City, Manhattan, Month in review, New York City, Theory, Urban renewal, Zoning |

[Previous Months in Review available here: Mar 14, Feb 14, Jan 14] By: David A. Smith Great artists work out their ideas in cartoons: Well, I’m no Raphael Inventors brainstorm in sketchbooks:  Not a Leonardo either  Architects sketch conceptual structures:  Fortunately for us, not everything Frank Lloyd Wright sketched was built I blog. The pixel […]

Cosh and carry: Part 2, Money for the Einsteinian political economy

10 April, 2014 (15:13) | Banking, Bitcoin, Cash, Crime, Economics, Informality, Markets, Regulation, Robbery, Taxation |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Yesterday’s post, using as source material two articles, one from the Economist (April 5, 2014), the other from the Wall Street Journal (March 27, 2014; green font), both commenting on a new paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, established that the rise of […]

Cosh and carry: Part 1, Money in the Newtonian political economy

10 April, 2014 (11:45) | Banking, Bitcoin, Cash, Crime, Economics, Informality, Markets, Regulation, Robbery, Taxation |

By: David A. Smith If you’re like most readers of this blog, in your wallet you carry both cash and credit cards – and over the years, your use of cash has dropped as your use of credit cards has risen, because they’re quicker and easier (swipe and go), self-replenishing (no more searching for an […]