"This suggests that there’s a good and easy way for regulators to reduce the incidence of bubbles. Whenever a new asset is created or a bunch of new investors enters the market, allow more futures trading and other exchanges that let pessimists publicly register their pessimistic beliefs. That won’t totally prevent all bubbles -- the late 1990s technology stock bubble, for instance, happened in spite of the existence of stock futures markets."
"We've yet to see a crypto custody solution that we've felt was superior to us just handling custody on our own, and not crazy expensive. Hopefully by year end something will be available." - from Prop trading panel
"In particular, the First Theory — Bitcoin being like a digital gold — and the Third Theory — Bitcoin leading to Nash’s Ideal Money — run pretty much in parallel to one another, with the key difference being that the latter states that fiat currencies survive and adjust, while the former states that hyperbitcoinization will disrupt fiat currencies entirely, with everyone eventually demanding payment for their goods, services, and labor in bitcoin."
"The currency is guided by four main principles. These include multi-stakeholder inclusivity, free speech, and consideration, incremental privacy and security as well as free and open-source software. These principles are supposed to ensure that Decred can meet the needs of its users, foster communication and participation while maintaining decentralization and autonomy. Decred developers believe this is what bitcoin was meant to be."