Michael J.

Casey

Michael J. Casey

Michael J. Casey is CoinDesk's chief content officer. Previously, Casey was the CEO of Streambed Media, a company he cofounded to develop provenance data for digital content. He was also a senior advisor at MIT Media Labs's Digital Currency Initiative and a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to joining MIT, Casey spent 18 years at The Wall Street Journal, where his last position was as a senior columnist covering global economic affairs. Casey has authored five books, including "The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order" and "The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything," both co-authored with Paul Vigna. Upon joining CoinDesk full time, Casey resigned from a variety of paid advisory positions. He maintains unpaid posts as an advisor to not-for-profit organizations, including MIT Media Lab's Digital Currency Initiative and The Deep Trust Alliance. He is a shareholder and non-executive chairman of Streambed Media. Casey owns bitcoin.

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The Future of Blockchain Technology: Building It Decentralized, Secure and Efficient

The core challenges facing the crypto community as they strive toward mass adoption.

The core challenges facing the crypto community as they strive toward mass adoption.

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Why the Fed Will Go Back to Easy Money

Amid a recession and political paralysis, the Federal Reserve will have no choice but to revert to quantitative easing. What will that mean for cryptos like bitcoin?

Amid a recession and political paralysis, the Federal Reserve will have no choice but to revert to quantitative easing. What will that mean for cryptos like bitcoin?

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Terraform Labs’ UST Stablecoin 'Broke the Buck'

How the naysayers were right about UST, and why it matters for investors.

How the naysayers were right about UST, and why it matters for investors.

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Inflation Will Create a Political Vacuum. Can Bitcoin Fill It?

Prices are rising at a time of pervasive distrust in government to fix the problem. That leaves the door open to bitcoin, the ultimate anti-inflation hedge.

Prices are rising at a time of pervasive distrust in government to fix the problem. That leaves the door open to bitcoin, the ultimate anti-inflation hedge.

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When Traditional Structures Don’t Work, Try a DAO

DAOs present entrepreneurs in emerging markets with a new way to raise capital and reach a global audience.

DAOs present entrepreneurs in emerging markets with a new way to raise capital and reach a global audience.

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Crypto’s Diversity Problem: It’s Complicated

Permissionless innovation lowers barriers for disadvantaged groups but the industry is still dominated by white males in key ways, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.

Permissionless innovation lowers barriers for disadvantaged groups but the industry is still dominated by white males in key ways, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.

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Diversity and Inclusion Shouldn’t Just Be Buzzwords

Education, access and opportunity are critical to improving diversity in the crypto industry.

Education, access and opportunity are critical to improving diversity in the crypto industry.

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How Does Washington See Crypto?

The divide between the speed of crypto innovations and the lag of policy.

The divide between the speed of crypto innovations and the lag of policy.

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The US and Europe Can't Regulate Crypto Alone

Global adoption makes regulating crypto inside national siloes futile.

Global adoption makes regulating crypto inside national siloes futile.

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