Gold Parity Contest
Blockchain Technology as Protocol and Platform
for "Smart Money" Applications
Bitcoin is not just digital currency. It's Napster for finance.
Bitcoin: It's the platform, not the currency, stupid!
Bitcoin 2.0: Distributed Corporations, Derivatives, and Information Markets
Bitcoin 2.0 Explained: Colored Coins Vs Mastercoin Vs Open Transactions Vs Protoshares
Ethereum: A Next-Generation Cryptocurrency and Decentralized Application Platform
On why Bitcoin may be the best "backbone" for cryptocurrency 2.0 applications:
Why Bitcoin Matters, by Marc Andressen (Netscape founder & noted venture capital investor)