Facebook announced their plans for a new decentralized blockchain, a low-volatility cryptocurrency, and a smart contract platform that together aim to create a new opportunity for responsible financial services innovation.
“Libra’s mission is to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.”
- Read the white paper
- Dive into the developer site
- Skim the PR
- Check the industry’s initial thoughts on opportunities and challenges
- Skip the rest of the opinions and hot takes for awhile.
- (Ed: This could go either way. Only time will tell.)