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Is Bitcoin a Ponzi Scheme

Jim Gibson | Posted 06.19.2014 | Money
Jim Gibson

You would have to have been holed up in a cave somewhere over the last few years to miss out on all the media attention to Bitcoin. Bitcoin this, Bitc...

The Bitcoin "Crisis" Explained and 5 Reasons It Can't Be Killed

Michael Phillip Nelson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Michael Phillip Nelson

Despite all the misinformation, resistance and doomsday prognostication along the way, Bitcoin has and will continue to defiantly weather the storm.

Capitalism and the Age of Machines, 3.0

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Erik Rothenberg

When time-saving machines are sophisticated enough to replicate themselves, then our economic system of scarcity and growth is due for a major upgrade -- if not a complete transformation. 2010-05-06-reprap.jpg

Do Our Goals Match Our Values in Haiti?

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erik Rothenberg

The scope and complexity of the disaster in Haiti is mind-boggling. But when faced with such severe challenges, we can either try to contain it or we can attack the heart of the problem.