Recode reports “Did you crowdfund The DAO? It’s the one that uses the Ethereum blockchain.

If those two short sentences leave you scratching your head or feeling left out, it’s likely because the three names “The DAO,” “Ethereum” and “blockchain” have yet to hit your feeds.

In fact, however, what’s behind these names increasingly looks like the future. According to a May New York Times article, The DAO was the “most successful crowdfunded venture ever, by a significant margin.” So something is clearly afoot. But are these names really supposed to sound like malware? Or is your CPU just old?” Read More