Welcome to marketing one-on-one. It feels like I’m back running my marketing firm 15 years ago when we had a “head of #contentmarketing” giving the presentation “creating digital customer engagement”. What Coinbase did this week is a stroke of genius. Remember, Coinbase isn’t an independent exchange, Coinbase is a permanent link in the EthereumContinue reading “Coinbase’s Masterstroke”
Category Archives: blockchain
Layer 4 is a Policeman!
Ethereum is now a government information system In October 2022, two separate news items flashed across the crypto ticker: one, that the CFTC was studying the feasibility of real-time monitoring all Ethereum transactions, and two, that the EU Commission was tendering a feasibility study for the very same. No further details were given. When aContinue reading “Layer 4 is a Policeman!”
My Main(net) Impressions
Mainnet 22 was my first conference post the Ethereum Merge. I came back from it with a mixed patchwork of emotions and ideas. The same patchwork Ethereum and DeFi overall is now. Three things stand out: Fore one, the absolute unwillingness of speakers to engage with other projects or viewpoints. Every panel was a shillContinue reading “My Main(net) Impressions”
The case against CBDCs
CBDC are not ready. We have issues with privacy, cybersecurity, and government control that need urgent attention.
Ethereum changed the world — It’s time to change it again
Ethereum brought us the functionality of smart contracts and the silliness of NFT art. These features are changing the way humans conduct business, sign contracts or identify themselves in real life as well as in the metaverse. But Ethereum has shortcomings no bridge or layer solution can ever solve. Thankfully, there is a new sheriff in town now.
DAG for Dummies
Of Freeways and Helicopters DAG technology or directed acyclic graph models are the future of blockchain, as they are on track to providing solutions to fulfill some of these common problems we commonly see in the space. The solution pertains to the overall structure of how the technology integrates, communicates, and connects. As blockchainContinue reading “DAG for Dummies”
What governments want
CBDCs and stablecoins are engaged in the battle of the century
How the Internet of Things will change the Supply Chain
Despite advances in manufacturing that will move the bulk of product production away from mega-factories in developing countries back to Europe and America, logistics will always play a big role in a world of global trade. Read also: The True Meaning of Industry 4.0 for Manufacturers The industry employs millions of people worldwide, and even robotsContinue reading “How the Internet of Things will change the Supply Chain”
Can Blockchain Technology Solve the Food Chain Crisis?
At blockchain-themed events around the world, bold promises are being made about the ability of blockchain technology to solve the problem of food traceability and supply chains in general. But how realistic is that prospect? Is blockchain really the right tool for supply chain management and traceability? What will happen if deploy it broadly? IncidentsContinue reading “Can Blockchain Technology Solve the Food Chain Crisis?”
The Future of the Internet of Things
Imagine yourself in the future. You get up and your coffee is already made for you, perhaps even your entire breakfast. Smart kitchen utensils are preparing your scrambled eggs, and the smart fridge reorders soy milk as you take out the almost empty bottle. You are probably not reaching for your phone; instead, voice commandsContinue reading “The Future of the Internet of Things”
How Blockchain Will Save the World
Two years ago nobody talked about blockchain. Now the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is suddenly everywhere. (See: Blockchain Is the Most Disruptive Invention Since the Internet Not Just In Finance) Enthusiastic experts predict that in the coming 10 years, blockchain will change the way we do everything, from financial markets to health recordsContinue reading “How Blockchain Will Save the World”