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 Dollar Can Be a Protocol for the Future of Money
USDC's stablecoin-fueled model of money, in which the dollar functions as an open “protocol,” could allow innovation to flourish. But healthy competition is a prerequisite.
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Decentralized Systems of Identity and Owning Your Own Data
The ecosystem of digital identity and how important viable decentralized identifiers are for the Web3 space.
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Is Powell 2022’s Paul Volcker? The Answer Matters to Bitcoin
Bitcoin's success depends on whether Powell, like Volcker, can successfully moderate inflation and restore trust in the fiat system.
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Blockchains, Climate Change and the Trading of Carbon Credits
The excitement around the new Web3 Stack, the ReFi ecosystem and carbon system for a healthier climate.
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Tornado Cash Ban Will Aid China’s AI Goals
The U.S. government forcing blockchains to make transaction data public has dangerous geopolitical implications in the tech race against China.
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The Solution to Climate Change Demands Web3 Technology
Sustainability with the use of Blockchains can address the concerns of climate change in particular, the measuring of carbon emissions.
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Ordered Chaos: Why the CoinDesk Market Index Matters for the New Economy
The CMI brings a clarity of vision that was previously lacking from the sprawling, opaque, poorly categorized crypto economy.
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A Currency Crisis Looms: We Need a New Model
Geopolitical issues and rising U.S. interest rates are boosting the dollar and threatening emerging-market currencies. It's time for change.
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Think Tanks; the First Call for Policy Teams Looking for Crypto Data
What is a think tank and why should the crypto community care about them?
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