The great cryptocurrency heist
Trust: he inside story of the rise and fall of Ethereum. The digital currency Ethereum was meant to eliminate the need for trust once and for all. But after a hack that resulted in the equivalent of $50 million being stolen, that belief seemed to come crashing down. E.J. Spode investigates what went wrong and what it can teach us about trust, while also providing us with a handy primer on blockchain, bitcoins and Ethereum itself.