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Baltic Honeybadger 2017 • November 25-26, 2017

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Michael Scott

About author: Michael Scott

Michael Scott is a Denver-based independent journalist focusing on disruptive ideas fueling the new digital economy. A former healthcare executive Michael is an avid bitcoin enthusiast and advocate for free markets. He views his writing pursuits as a small conduit in a larger global movement toward the pursuit of freedom for all.

Op-Ed: Crypto User Experience: Can You Say “A Hot Mess?”

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, News

Op-Ed: Crypto User Experience: Can You Say “A Hot Mess?”

The digital asset site ShapeShift is in my view one of the greatest innovations in the nascent world of crypto. But frankly, in my opinion, the user experience on this online site is evolving into one hot mess. I was on the ShapeShift yesterday trying to make a simple cryptocurrency conversion. But consistent with my ongoing experiences, the site was…

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Wealthy Traditionalists: Why Are They Howling About Bitcoin?

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

Wealthy Traditionalists: Why Are They Howling About Bitcoin?

What do gold bug Peter Schiff, banking executive Jamie Dimon, and epic investor Warren Buffett all have in common? As Bitcoin continues its meteoric rise, they all seem to be howling like wolves these days, agitated by new world order of digital currency that threatens to topple the prevailing winds of traditional money. Their goal; to squash crypto’s growing presence…

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Op-Ed: My Adventures In Getting A Read On Crypto

Category: Commentary

Op-Ed: My Adventures In Getting A Read On Crypto

Anyone who knows me well is aware of the fact that I’m a voracious reader. Frankly, it’s a trait I picked up from my parents; a father who engulfed book of all genres like there was no tomorrow and a mother who happened to be a reading specialist for a K-8 school system. These days, most of my reading interests…

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Bitcoin Exuberance: Indicative Of A Bubble?

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

Bitcoin Exuberance: Indicative Of A Bubble?

Many economic experts believe that Bitcoin is in a massive speculative bubble, pointing to that market’s supposed value of $95 billion plus. Credit Suisse Group AG CEO Tidjane Thiam is among a growing handful of financial leaders espousing this “very definition of a bubble,” notion on the heels of Bitcoin’s meteoric, record-setting growth. At a November 2 conference in Zurich,…

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Waves Blazes Path to Ultra-Swift Blockchain Platform

Category: Altcoins, News

Waves Blazes Path to Ultra-Swift Blockchain Platform

Signaling another milestone in the future of digital innovation Waves Platform a global public blockchain platform founded in 2016 just announced that it has implemented new technology, which will enable the network to process thousands of transactions per minute. With this advancement Waves is carving out a place as the fastest decentralized blockchain platform in the world. Seen as the…

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Bitcoin Hard Fork Averted: OK, What’s Next?

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, News

Bitcoin Hard Fork Averted: OK, What’s Next?

The global Bitcoin community has been in a contentious brawl over the past three years; a war that has escalated in recent months around how to expand the capacity of the increasingly bloated Bitcoin blockchain network. In May, a collaborative effort on the part of two groups forged a compromise to end the stalemate, all without sufficient input from a…

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Op-Ed: Bitcoin As a People Magnet

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary

Op-Ed: Bitcoin As a People Magnet

We are currently experiencing an unprecedented time in terms of interest in Bitcoin. The price goes up, and everyone wants to be your friend. When the price goes down… crickets. Frankly, I find all of this very amusing. Speaking of the price of bitcoin, the timeline below charting the cryptocurrency’s meteoric price rise is being widely circulated on Twitter. Since…

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Securing Educational Degrees On The Block: MIT’s Pilot Program

Category: Blockchain, News

Securing Educational Degrees On The Block: MIT’s Pilot Program

In a move destined to disrupt how degrees are delivered to college graduates, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently unveiled a pilot program to test the utility of using blockchain to issue degrees. Issuing Degrees on the Blockchain According to the school publication MIT News, the pilot program which commenced this summer offered 111 MIT graduates the option to…

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Blockchain and the Road Ahead for Digital Property Rights

Category: Commentary, Interviews, News

Blockchain and the Road Ahead for Digital Property Rights

Amid Blockchain’s rapid ascension as an emerging technology, concerns continue to surface about antiquated property rights laws that provide little or no direction in terms of how digital assets are to be addressed. Moreover, software used on devices to facilitate digital transactions are often tethered to user agreements that few, if any consumers, ever read. As a result these users…

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Op-Ed: Can Blockchain Solve The Identity Theft Problem?

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, News

Op-Ed: Can Blockchain Solve The Identity Theft Problem?

Back in 1986 as a young healthcare human resources professional, I recall making a recommendation regarding the new employee ID badges we were rolling out. My suggestion? Add a staff member’s social security number to the front of the badge for easy access. Back then the internet didn’t even exist. And the concept of “identity theft” wasn’t even on the…

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