year in-review-2019

Naveen Jain,
2019: The Inflection Point for Data Privacy
Americans have had enough of companies monetizing our personal data. Smart companies will react.
Naveen Jain,

David Z. Morris
The Year in Crypto Journalism: Truth Will Always Be Human
The crypto-sphere shows disdain for journalism, believing that technology is better at revealing truth. It isn't.
David Z. Morris

finn brunton
What the Wild History of Digital Currency Tells Us About the Future
An interview with Finn Brunton, the author of two books about the cultural history of digital currencies.
finn brunton

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Never Mind Consumers, This Was a Year of Steady Infrastructural Progress
As the blockchain stack matures, we’ll look back on 2019 as the start of the blockchain adoption journey.
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Marie Wieck
2019 Saw the End of Blockchain Tourism: Marie Wieck, IBM
2019 saw a shift from dabbling in blockchain (just to make the trip) to applying the technology to solve problems.
Marie Wieck

Michael Ou, CoolBitX
This Year Proved Asia Is Ahead in Crypto-Blockchain Adoption
From mobile payments to regulation, Asia was quicker to take advantage of fintech technology.
Michael Ou, CoolBitX

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Blockchain Faces Big Challenges But the Opportunity Is Enormous
Western economies can lead the world by embracing decentralization and the Internet-of-Value.
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Jill Carlson
Cryptocurrency Is Most Useful for Breaking Laws and Social Constructs
Decentralized systems forsake scale, speed and cost in favor of one key feature: censorship resistance. Get used to it.
Jill Carlson

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2019: The Year Washington, Silicon Valley and Beijing Faced Off Over Crypto
Hacks, futures, settlements, flippenings, geopolitical conflict – 2019 had it all.
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Nic Carter
Nic Carter on Quadriga, Libra and Other Suspect Projects
Nic Carter, a noted crypto skeptic, talks through the big stories of the year and argues that bitcoin mattered more than ever.
Nic Carter