Now is the winter of our (crypto) discontent—but it doesn’t have to be. As we enter the heart of literal winter, let’s let the SEC and the brutal market take out the trash while we accumulate the greatest asset of all: knowledge.
There are already plenty of serviceable guides to the best books about blockchain and crypto specifically, and the list isn’t long. Nathaniel Popper’s Digital Gold and Michael Casey and Paul Vigna’s The Truth Machine are both highly readable, thorough treatments of the potential of crypto and blockchain. We’ll make special mention of BREAKER senior writer Brian Patrick Eha’s How Money Got Free, certainly the most comprehensive history of the first decade of crypto.