In the wake of the latest Bitcoin scandals in British Columbia, I write in the Globe and Mail about how the Wild West of cryptocurrency needs to be tamed. This temple, to many outside, has been flushed thick with the scent of thieves.
I talked to Gizmodo about a new study on cryptocurrency mining and its environmental impact, “I won’t be surprised if another study comes out a few months down the line with drastically higher or lower figures.”
In the Literary Review of Canada, I critique Sasha Chapin’s memoir All the Wrong Moves, writing about how, amid increasing financial uncertainty, millennials often run off to begin anew. There’s a tangential link to Bitcoin; I write, “I became obsessed with Bitcoin after I headed to eastern Canada to write for a little newspaper by the sea.”
In the wake of cryptocurrency exchanges scandals in the western Canadian province of British Columbia, I interviewed Peter Brady, the provincial regulator’s executive director, for the Tyee, who said the matter had been “extremely challenging to understand.”
I write in the Tyee, “The BC Securities Commission (BCSC) is investigating complaints about the Vancouver-spawned Bitcoin exchange ezBtc, whose users say they cannot access their cryptocurrency on the platform.” The move came after I revealed in the Tyee that ezBtc had been accused of owing millions,