Today, mankind stands at a crossroads, and the path that humanity chooses may have a greater impact on our freedom and prosperity than any event in history. In 2008 a new technology was introduced that is so important that its destiny, and the destiny of mankind are inextricably linked. It is so powerful that if captured and controlled, it could enslave all of humanity. But if allowed to remain free and flourish - it could foster unimaginable levels of peace and prosperity. It has the power to replace all financial systems globally, to supplant ninety percent of Wall St, and to provide some functions of government. It has no agenda.
Reihan Salam sits down with Jerry Brito, one of the leading experts on Bitcoin. Jerry is a senior research fellow at George Mason University's Mercatus Center and director of its Technology Policy Program. His research focuses on internet policy, copyright, and the regulatory process. Jerry was kind enough to walk us through the world of Bitcoin, the first decentralized digital currency that now has a few imitators.
With the latest technology of blockchain and its ever-changing value propositions, many financial experts predict traditional banking will reach its end in 10-15 years. Traxion aims to serve as a transitionary platform to a bankless society as cryptocurrencies are ushered into the modern era and is starting to onboard institutions and large marketplaces.
In October of last year Motherboard gained access to a massive, secretive Bitcoin mine housed within a repurposed factory in the Liaoning Province in rural northeast China. This is the infrastructure that keeps the digital currency’s decentralized network up and running, and its operators are profiting big time. The mine we visited is just one of six sites owned by a secretive group of four people, part of a colossal mining operation that, as of our visit, cumulatively generated 4,050 bitcoins a month, equivalent to a monthly gross of $1.5 million.
WASHINGTON - With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency markets recently attracting unprecedented amounts of attention, many are left wondering what the popularity of this new technology means. Digital currencies have the potential to disrupt financial systems across the globe through new business opportunities, technological applications, and by fully distributing control over money. However, while some consider cryptocurrency a much needed innovation, others see it as nothing more than a bubble ready to burst.
EtherEstates is a brand new collectibles game that allows you to own completely unique digital representations of buildings, estates, and monuments around the world.
Odds are that you’ve been hearing more and more about cryptocurrency as digital tokens like bitcoin and ethereum have become valuable commodities. Converts (and investors) say that cryptocurrencies built on blockchain technology represent the future of money, finance, and commerce. But skeptics say that digital currencies represent crowd-sourced pyramid schemes or are fuel for another tech bubble.
BuzzShow, a reward-based video social media network announces the addition of Ian Scarffe to its Board of Advisors. As BuzzShow Network continues to progress in its efforts at launching a successful token sale, the project has drawn a lot of attention within the blockchain industry. Ian brings his wealth of experience within the Investment and Blockchain industry to sustain BuzzShow’s growing popularity and ensure a seamless token sale.
“As an experienced blockchain expert, Ian’s expertise will be leveraged upon to bring about the realization of the BuzzShow Network vision, which is giving value to online videos” said Offer Kohen, the founder of The BuzzShow Network. “For a project of BuzzShow’s potentials and magnitude, we need the right hands to push us to investors and this is where Ian comes in,” he added.