Browsing the "Culture" Tag

Why Bitcoin’s ‘Culture War’ Matters

| Michael J Casey

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative.…

University Researchers Turn to Blockchain to Preserve Cultural Heritage

| Wolfie Zhao

A team from China's Tsinghua University is patenting a way to store and share digital versions of culturally important objects using a blockchain.

Crypto and Twitter: A Toxic Combination, A Troubling Future

| Michael J Casey

Cryptocurrencies may offer solutions to a host of big problems, but for now, they're making issues with social media echo chambers worse.

Warning: Blockchain Could Rot Your Brain

| Alice Ko

As we move toward trusting everything recorded in a blockchain, consider the societal impact, e.g. on our ability to think critically and skeptically.

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Time to Acknowledge – and Encourage – Women in Blockchain

| Michael J Casey

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.

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The Real Problem With Nocoiners

| Marc Hochstein

What makes a nocoiner a nocoiner is not simply the absence of cryptocurrency from his investment portfolio, but his sanctimonious attitude about it.

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Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism

| Dr Paul Ennis

Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin's Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable.