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How Any Business Can Get Into The Blockchain with Eric Tippetts

This rapidly changing world has made it very crucial for each one of us to have the ability to move forward - whether you’re a musician, an artist, or a businessman. Part of this change is the emerging world of blockchain technology which is gradually making its presence felt. Co-Founder of the blockchain internet application platform, NASGO, Eric Tippetts believes that it is time for the business world to tokenize and move its influence forward. Eric helps us understand how it works on a grand scale. He talks about how the dot-com era is now turning us...
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Exploring The New Trust Economy

Being an originator is extremely human. Creation is a part of who we are. When we see technology supporting that and enabling that, those of us who can analyze, interpret, and turn that into an opportunity and a creation from calling data, that's where the power is going to lie. Tracy and Monika explore the new trust economy and the newest things happening in the real business world today like blockchain and cryptocurrency, investment opportunities, hashgraphs, and more. They also discuss how the economy is shifting to the utility of the creative person and the new economy...
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Blockchain 101: Demystifying The Blockchain Technology with Monika Proffitt

  “Should I be in blockchain?” is a big question. Many companies are going to be in blockchain over time. It's huge and it's amazing, but it's in its infancy. Monika Proffitt, entrepreneur, speaker, and thought leader in the blockchain space, says the blockchain technology is not going anywhere. It’s only a matter of time when all aspects of business will be on the blockchain. Monika shares how she got started in Bitcoin, and talks a little bit about how blockchain can benefit originators, artists, and inventors more in the future. --- Blockchain 101: Demystifying The Blockchain Technology...
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Consumer Protection From Digital Criminal Activities with Michael Terpin

  With blockchain, you could map the growth of the internet. When the web started in 1991, nobody knew about it back then. By 1994, you had twenty million people in the world on the web. At about the same time, we’re at the same point in terms of global adoption for blockchain. Most of the surveys say there are roughly twenty million people in the world that have any type of cryptocurrency wallet out of 7.6 billion. Michael Terpin believes that in 24 years or less, we’re going to have the majority of people in the...
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Evaluating Bitcoin And Other Currencies with Thomas Lee

  The future is bright for digital assets and cryptocurrencies even though there is a bear market underway. Wall Street analyst and co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, Thomas Lee, says keeping it simple is easier for most people, and Bitcoin is easy to understand because it's been around for nine years. Tom observes that there hasn't been a challenge to replace Bitcoin, but there's going to be other successful projects out there. He shares some pros and cons of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and what they do at Fundstrat. --- Evaluating Bitcoin And Other Currencies with Thomas...
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The Cryptocurrency Game with Molly Bloom

There are a lot of aspirational applications about the blockchain and cryptocurrency. The technology is a move away from corruption and monopolies and a move towards transparency and inclusivity. Entrepreneur, speaker, and author Molly Bloom took the cryptocurrency game and made it an art. She shares how we can gain and stay on the edge in the system. --- The Cryptocurrency Game with Molly Bloom I am so excited to meet Molly Bloom. Molly's Game, if you haven't seen it and you haven't read it, you should. It's a game being in cryptocurrency. That's why you're here...
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Getting Out Of The Garage with Steve Wozniak

The blockchain is all about establishing value and checks and balances. Unfortunately, inventors who invest their brain and create things don't wind up getting as much value as people who put money in. Engineers, school teachers, and a lot of other sectors aren't respected well in terms of money and value. Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, doesn’t think in terms of value or money. Steve says if you have no money, no bank accounts, you can start doing things at home and create stuff out of the garage. Work on your models until you know you have...
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Blockchain and the Uses of Democracy on Steroids

Yes, the original blockchain concept was only created to solve the accounting issue of “the double- spend conundrum” of digital currencies, which, along with sounding boring, also comes across as very, let’s say, niche. How is such a specific “conundrum” supposed to apply to anyone without an accounting degree? Excellent question. But if you look closer, the ingenious structure of a blockchain can be applied virtually anywhere, and offers to upgrade the existing, antiquated system of centralization and authority of one governing body, to a system wherein the authority is inherent in the consensus of the participating...
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Does Blockchain Have Any Real World Value?

Though the original blockchain was only created to solve the double-spend conundrum of digital currencies, the ingenious structure of a blockchain can be applied anywhere, offering advantages of accountability, efficiency and transparency. Let’s take a look at some industries that could benefit from the new technology. Identity Management Governments can issue blockchain-based ID systems, allowing them to easily identify and track citizens without the possibility of identity fraud. This system can be used to manage citizens, grant permissions to certain citizens, and build reliable, transparent voting systems. In simple terms, voter registration no longer needs to be...
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How Cryptocurrencies Will Reshape Our World

When creating the technology behind Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto envisioned an efficient, peer-to-peer payment system that required no institutional involvement. Ten years later, beyond changing payment systems or inciting wild investor frenzies, the technology at the heart of Bitcoin holds the potential to have a profound impact on the world’s social sector in the 21st century. Though the word ‘blockchain’ is currently most associated with various forms of digital currencies, the technology can be used to record virtually any form of data exchange in a secure and trustless manner. Anything from property sales to supply chain management can...
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THE UN IS USING BLOCKCHAIN TO FEED IMMIGRANTS AND END HUNGER

Top three social use cases getting real with the blockchain, and how you can do some social good too. There are places around the world in severe crisis, a sad truth which has caused citizens to flee in search of a fair chance at life, or life in general. When we think about immigrants, we often discuss their plight, dangerous journeys, separation from comfort and loved ones... but we often don't discuss food, a basic human need. Regardless of your stance on immigration, we can all agree that, in order for a human life to be sustained, they must...
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Why Women Should Get in the Blockchain AI Game

Rapper/actor Common points out why the tech revolution needs to be more cultural and gender inclusive. You know that feeling when you go to see an amazing speaker, and the energy just stays with you for days? That's me, multiplied. I cannot get over the energy and thought inspired by the blockchain event I attended in early August. There's a pivot happening, in industries where men reign supreme... women are taking the stage more than I've ever seen before. This CXC event was a surprisingly female packed conference - full of powerhouse speakers. And these women are breaking...
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What the Future Might Look Like With Blockchain and AI At the Forefront

Common, Gary Vee, Molly Bloom, Michael Terpin, and a panel of experts share compelling futuristic ideas and views. l mentioned in a previous article  how I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Wozniak of Apple at the CXC Las Vegas Event. Founded by Al Rosario, BlockVentures S.A. de C.V. presented the CXC Experiential Technology Conference, a celebration of innovation for those who love to ponder what's next. During my time at the event, I heard so many thought provoking views on the viability of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Crypto, and in this phase of growth, these views and conversations...
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How the Blockchain Can Help Inventors Get the Credit

The inventive creators of the world might benefit the most from the new value and trust economy. In my line of work, I get to do some pretty cool stuff, interview amazing and inspiring people, and ignite conversations to spur design and entrepreneurial inspiration. There are days I think it really can't get any better than that... and then there are days I get to sit down with Steve Wozniak, who asks to be called Woz, and talk about innovation. Founded by Al Rosario, BlockVentures S.A. de C.V. presents the CXC Experiential Technology Conference, a celebration of innovation for those who...
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What’s the Point of a Private Blockchain?

Blockchains were originally made to circumvent centralization, as I wrote about here. The inventor of blockchain, Satoshi Nakamoto, was interested in cutting intermediaries out of many systems, specifically payment systems, and the solution was to create a a pure peer-to-peer system that would be validated by participants anywhere in the world. With all of this excitement around blockchain technology in the media, many businesses have started to explore the idea of creating a privatized blockchain. But if the whole purpose is to decentralize, what is the point of privatizing it? Excellent question. What is a Private Blockchain? In...
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