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Bitcoin Has Gone Mainstream. That's a Very Big Deal
While we're still a long way from mass adoption, this is a moment of global awareness and dialogue that is opening up a wide array of possibilities.
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To the Moon? Time to Grow Up, Bitcoin
The immaturity of bitcoin’s investing culture constrains progress toward attaining the technology’s fundamental social value, Michael J. Casey writes.
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I'm Really Into Blockchain. I Blockchain Everything!
Imagine saying “I’m interested in ledger.” Must we accept this increasingly ubiquitous usage of the word "blockchain" as an unavoidable fact of life?
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How Blockchains Will Turn Supply Chains Into Demand Chains
The value blockchains offer to supply-chain management will come once other technologies, such as 3D printing, disrupt global manufacturing networks.
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Can Blockchain Save Us from the Internet's Original Sin?
The digital behemoths – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple – have too much power over our digital lives. Can blockchain help us take back control?
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Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank
Multilateral organizations have more in common with the crypto community than you might think, Michael J. Casey argues.
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Why HODLing Is Hobbling Bitcoin's Prospects as a Common Currency
Bitcoin’s appeal as an investment could diminish its effectiveness as a currency, and alternative models should be tested, writes Michael Casey.
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Where SAFT Falls Short
Limiting ICOs to accredited investors almost feels like a retreat from the goal of democratizing capital markets, columnist Michael J. Casey writes.
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It's Political: Why China Hates Bitcoin and Loves the Blockchain
CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey explains China’s recent moves against bitcoin exchanges and ICOs in a wider geopolitical context.
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Tokens for Climate Change? How We Can Rise Above ICO Mania
Tokens for climate change? CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey argues it's a question worth taking seriously.
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