Category: CoinDesk

CoinDesk: Not Everyone Can Afford to Be Satoshi

In a recent open letter reflecting on his invention of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee first thanked his boss.“I was very lucky, back in 1990, to be allowed some time to sit and code,” he writes, before entering into a straightforward account of how HTTP, HTML and URLs came to be. These three protocols, about 9,555 lines written in the Objective-C programming language, are the backbone of the web as we know it – the communication tool that has, as Berners-Lee puts it, “changed everything.”This article is excerpted from The Node, CoinDesk’s daily roundup of the most pivotal stories...

CoinDesk: Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 6, 2022

With crypto markets dipping after news that the Fed will begin tapering or winding back its asset-buying program, and a look at the future of stablecoins, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.