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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What Will Be the Impact of a Bitcoin ETF Approval?
Hermine Wong explores the potential approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF, emphasizing that it could have short-term market fervor but may not necessarily lead to significant long-te...
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Decentralization | The First Principle of Why We Are Here
The delicate balance between efficiency and decentralization, and the potential for crypto's democratic governance.
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A Holiday Special 'Best of' With Top Picks, Rants, and Bitcoin Insights
A seamless mix of reflection and anticipation of compelling discussions and featuring in this second half of the conversation, the political, economic, and global implications...
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CoinDesk’s Money Reimagined
Join CoinDesk’s Michael Casey and Sheila Warren CEO of the Crypto Council for Innovation as they explore the connections between finance, human culture and our increasingly di...
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OpenAI is Now Closed and Jamie Dimon Continues his Familiar Critique of Crypto
Market reactions, regulatory realities, political perspectives, and AI's rise in a comprehensive overview with a focus on Bitcoin's price reaching over 44,000.
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The Dichotomy of AI: MIT Professor Sandy Pentland Examines Whether It Poses a Threat or Opportunity to Humanity
Is AI older than you think? Exploring AI Governance challenges and solutions from centralization concerns to data ownership and community empowerment.
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Amidst Congressional Turbulence Senators Gillibrand and Lummis Speak on Overhauling Regulations at ‘State of Crypto’ in DC
At CoinDesk’s State of Crypto event in Washington, DC. Senators Gillibrand and Lummis discuss their bold comprehensive regulation bill aiming to unify all crypto interests und...
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NEAR Foundation's Founder and New CEO Illia Polosukhin Explores Multi-Chain Interoperability and Open Web Vision in Blockchain Governance
From NEARCON 2023, a conversation with emphasis on scalable infrastructure, user-friendly experience, and ethical AI integration.
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Media in Flux | Journalism's Transformation Under the Internet and AI Tsunami
The challenges of crypto journalism ( journalism as a whole) and the necessity of holding key players accountable cannot be understated, as journalists grapple with the comple...
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Crypto Regulations and International Challenges Explored at CoinDesk's State of Crypto Event in DC
Commissioner Summer Mersinger delivers a candid perspective on cryptocurrency regulation at CoinDesk's State of Crypto event in Washington, DC.
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