Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale

Second generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into…

How to Manage — and Understand — Risk…

“Risk tolerance” is a buzzword that’s commonly bandied around in the investment world — and with very good reason. Although the phrase “no pain, no gain” has some truth — and there will always be…