There are many reasons why the rise of bitcoin is in the best interests of millennials. But in this piece, I'm going to focus on one: we should support bitcoin because of the new behavior it enables online.
As the information revolution continues to redistribute power from centralized hierarchies to individuals and communities, the impact of this redistribution is often unpredictable.
Space travel. Bitcoin payments. Suites on airplanes. Some trends just keeping popping up on our news feeds time and time again. Some of these are fantastic and others... not so much.
Does depersonalizing drug deals lead to a reduction in drug related risk violence? Could dark-markets help create credible on-line communities sharing harm reduction advice at point of purchase?
This past weekend was the 20th Cyberposium, an annual conference bringing together CEOs, CTOs, founders, and entrepreneurs to drive forward the discussion on the intersection of technology and media with business and society.
It's a volatile investment, with tremendous upside and tremendous downside. It's not for everyone's portfolio. Before you put any money into it, you should speak with a professional advisor who has done his or her diligence.
The value of a country's currency is basically dependent upon the country's integrity and having the assets necessary to pay its debt and back up its currency. This was a real problem for early Americans prior to, and for several years following, the Revolutionary War.
We hardly see half-dollars now, and although quarters are still quite common, we seldom hear them referred as "two bits." In fact, from an informal survey I took, most people about forty years and younger do not have any idea what "two bits" or "four bits" or "six bits" or any number of bits refer to.
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin is a movie that does a great job of explaining why Bitcoin is where it is today. It proposes that Bitcoin's journey has just begun, and that the fundamental building blocks will be far more disruptive for a long time.
This week in Boston, MA there is an annual gathering of the Financial Services Elite, some 7,000 in total attending what is arguable the world's largest financial services conference called SIBOS. This year Bill Gates is the closing Keynote speaker.
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Scheming sweethearts are starting to take advantage of this phenomenon. By hiding their funds in Bitcoin, their money becomes undetectable and they can conceal their wealth in an unregulated format.