A more united front among all who believe in blockchain tech's sweeping potential could help ensure a more constructive legal environment.
Combined with other emerging tech, blockchain could enable a new paradigm of decentralized, on-demand production and realign global economic power.
Defending cryptocurrencies against the centralizing forces of ASIC mining chips requires more than coding fixes; human governance is also critical.
This mania is incentivizing the formation of collaborative networks of developers and entrepreneurs. Their ideas will shape the economy of the future.
Columnist Michael J. Casey on how men in the cryptocurrency and blockchain community can do more to advance the engagement of women in the space.
"It's not useful for anything," Krugman and his cohort claim. The problem of this blinkered mindset is that it fails to recognize the cost of trust.
If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg really wants to experiment with decentralized systems, a publicly issued crypto-token would be hell of a way to do it.
Long-term, the incentives bitcoin creates may drive efficiency and green energy solutions in the crypto world and even spur them in the wider economy.
While we're still a long way from mass adoption, this is a moment of global awareness and dialogue that is opening up a wide array of possibilities.