Examining investors’ return for Zcash’s founders reward
    When the cryptocurrency Zcash launched, part of its design was to designate 20% of the mining reward for the first four years, or 2.1 million of the total supply of ZEC, to be distributed among the founders, investors, employees, and advisors. But the founders reward expiration is fast approaching, presenting a defining moment for the token and prompting recent discussions and proposals in the com...
    The LogBook: The sordid tale of America’s first official coin, the Franklin cent
    In 1787, four years after the American Revolution, the Continental Congress was still trying to manage America’s newly freed and growing economy. During this period, there was an influx of counterfeit copper coins in circulation, causing problems for laborers and businesses. Additionally, because of the Articles of Confederation, the 13 U.S. states were given the right to create their own currenci...