The Quiet Revolution: Bitcoins for Grandma
Just as the Internet tore down informational disparities, technologies like bitcoin tear down economic disparities, says John Biggs.
For tech-savvy young adults in communities often overlooked by traditional big business, the crypto and blockchain industry offers opportunities that others don't.
With $30 million from Polychain and a16z, here's how the buzzy Celo plans to rival Libra on financial inclusion.
When the coronavirus forced Chef Bagus to conduct his cooking classes online, he needed a good payment system. There wasn't one, but his customers helped find a workaround.
While it sees potential for distributed ledgers in supporting its mission, the Gates Foundation also notes limitations to the technology.
A new UN working paper providing an overview of bitcoin has criticised the attitudes of some in the bitcoin community towards the developing world.