David Z.

Morris

David Z. Morris

David Z. Morris is CoinDesk's Chief Insights Columnist. He has written about crypto since 2013 for outlets including Fortune, Slate, and Aeon. He is the author of "Bitcoin is Magic," an introduction to Bitcoin's social dynamics. He is a former academic sociologist of technology with a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Iowa. He holds Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, and small amounts of other crypto assets.

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NBA Top Shot Creator Dapper Labs Cuts 22% of Staff; Instagram Users Can Soon Mint and Sell NFTs
The most valuable crypto stories for Thursday, Nov. 3 2022.
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Vitalik Buterin's 'Proof of Stake': The CoinDesk Megareview
What a decade of essays – covering everything from Soulbound tokens to superrational DAOs – says about Ethereum and crypto.
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The Missing CryptoQueen Has Friends in (Very) High Places
With evidence of complicity at the very highest levels of government, the BBC’s years-long investigation into the OneCoin pyramid scheme returns.
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Consensus Rewind: The Meme Economy
The meme is more than a simple internet joke; it is now a vessel for libido, the force behind all cultural movements and a powerful force reshaping the economy.
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Is Credit Suisse a Canary in the Financial Industry Coal Mine?
Though recent flubs dominate headlines, the Swiss giant’s real mistake may have been trying to compete with Wall Street in the first place.
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What Bloomberg’s Crypto Opus Means for the Next Bull Market
Star finance writer Matt Levine devoted an entire Businessweek issue to crypto. That may be game over for hard-line skeptics.
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In Craig Wright Verdict, Reality Prevails
The BSV grift limps towards its ignominious end.
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Do Kwon's Beautiful, Dark, Twisted Fantasy World
In his latest interview from nowhere, the Terra founder and international fugitive offers “a window into the mind of an unapologetic sociopath."
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¿Por qué las criptomonedas se dispararon tras las malas noticias sobre la inflación?
La absurda reacción de los precios del jueves en los mercados de activos muestra lo extrañas que pueden ponerse las cosas cuando la Reserva Federal está al mando.
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Refound Journalism: Selling NFTs to Help Photojournalists
Photojournalists in conflict or disaster zones could improve their finances and rights management by selling non-fungible tokens of their work.
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