While private initiatives seek to capitalize on distributed ledger technology, academics are turning their attention to bitcoins. It’s been an open secret for some time that as blockchain has soared to ever greater heights, bitcoin’s reputation has suffered (though its value as a commodity has held fairly steady this year.)Read More
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This week, “Breaking Banks” recounts the history of Bitcoin, and how, despite ambivalent public opinion over the past seven years, fintech professionals and pundits have given it their silent support. After this introduction, the current status of blockchain is discussed by guests Michael J. Casey from the MIT Media Lab; ChrisRead More