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The SEC Safe Harbor Blockchain Proposal (+ Downloadable Guide)

The SEC Safe Harbor Blockchain Proposal (+ Downloadable Guide)

Big news on the blockchain front: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has made a proposal that would allow blockchain projects to once again thrive. Hester Peirce, the most forward-thinking SEC official on blockchain, put forth a proposal outlining a three-year “safe harbor” for new blockchain projects that would give […]

Here Comes the Trump Digital Dollar

Here Comes the Trump Digital Dollar

The Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece this week that was huge. We’re about to make it yuge. Entitled We Sent a Man to the Moon. We Can Send the Dollar to Cyberspace, the piece was written by two leaders of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Christopher Giancarlo and […]

Stablecoins: What They Are and Why They Are Inevitable

Stablecoins: What They Are and Why They Are Inevitable

“PROCEED AS IF SUCCESS IS INEVITABLE.” This quote is attributed to Anonymous, who penned a great many famous sayings. That dude was a genius. I often use this quote when talking about blockchain industry. “Inevitable” is one of my favorite words, because it really does seem to me that in […]

How to Run a Blockchain Unconference

How to Run a Blockchain Unconference

A colleague from the insurance industry once told me about a conference that changed her life. Only it wasn’t a conference; it was an UNCONFERENCE. What is an Unconference? “Imagine all these executives from the insurance industry,” she said, and I tried to picture the wild parties that must ensue. […]

Where the Pullback is Heading, the Doomsday Clock, and BCH Dev Tax

Where the Pullback is Heading, the Doomsday Clock, and BCH Dev Tax

No thanks to broad inaction on climate change we’re now just 100 seconds from midnight. For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Doomsday Clock is a metaphorical barometer maintained by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which currently boasts 13 Nobel laureates on its prestigious board, and it’s meant to […]

Web 3.0 is Developing

Web 3.0 is Developing

By now it seems safe to conclude that Facebook’s project Libra is pretty much dead in the water, but the splashes they made have not just lingered, they have crescendoed into a full blown title wave. Over the weekend China will open up the Year of the Rat, an animal […]

How to Double Stock Market Returns

How to Double Stock Market Returns

When I finished writing my book BLOCKCHAIN FOR EVERYONE last fall, I started a little experiment. The experiment was to see if the book would come true. In the book, I suggested that if everyday investors held a small percentage of bitcoin and altcoins in their portfolio (between 2 and […]