Michael J.

Casey

Michael J. Casey

Michael J. Casey is CoinDesk's chief content officer. Previously, Casey was the CEO of Streambed Media, a company he cofounded to develop provenance data for digital content. He was also a senior advisor at MIT Media Labs's Digital Currency Initiative and a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to joining MIT, Casey spent 18 years at The Wall Street Journal, where his last position was as a senior columnist covering global economic affairs. Casey has authored five books, including "The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money are Challenging the Global Economic Order" and "The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything," both co-authored with Paul Vigna. Upon joining CoinDesk full time, Casey resigned from a variety of paid advisory positions. He maintains unpaid posts as an advisor to not-for-profit organizations, including MIT Media Lab's Digital Currency Initiative and The Deep Trust Alliance. He is a shareholder and non-executive chairman of Streambed Media. Casey owns bitcoin.

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LTCM and Other History Lessons for Crypto
From Long-Term Capital Management to the 2008 financial crisis, crypto's recent woes have echoes in the past, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.
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The Coming Digital Currency Wars
“Money Reimagined” Consensus 2022 panel discussion from Austin, Texas with Chris Giancarlo, Neha Narula and Emily Parker.
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Time for Crypto to Make Nice With Regulators
There’s a real risk of a knee-jerk response to the latest fallout. There are also many open-minded people in government. The industry must work with them, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.
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FUD or Facts? Terra, Celsius Show Value of Asking Questions
Kicking the tires on crypto projects and holding people accountable for flaws within them is how the industry will improve and grow.
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Crypto’s Positive Use Cases: Privacy, Lower Costs and Financial Inclusion
Exploring a brief from the Bretton Woods Committee that highlights the positive use cases of crypto.
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DAOs on a Social Mission With Kimbal Musk and Tracey Bowen
"Money Reimagined Consensus 2022": Live from Austin, Texas.
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Consensus Compared: Why 2022 Feels Different
There are echoes to 2018. But, on many metrics, this year's event isn't the same at all, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.
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Why DESK? The Big Idea Behind CoinDesk’s Relaunched Social Token
Our goal is a more direct relationship with our audience and the expansion of a community of engaged participants that’s independent of Web 2 platforms.
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Tackling the Quantum Threat to Bitcoin
It's time the crypto community faced up to the challenge of super-computing to their networks, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.
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