Stable Cryptocurrencies

Stable cryptocurrencies offer the public the prospect of access to the crypto ecosystem built on the stability and endurance of the existing financial system. Stable cryptocurrencies offer investors the prospect of a safe haven when markets are volatile. They also address the costly fiat-to-crypto-conversion (and vice versa) for those investors who wish to avoid conversion […]

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Takeaways – World Economic Forum 2019

The World Economic Forum 2019 took place from January 20 to 26th in Davos Switzerland. Despite much of the negative press after the weeklong meetings of world – and tech -leaders in Davos, Switzerland, I find 3 key positive takeaways are worth noting. Humanity is experiencing unprecedented exponential disruptive innovation I have been teaching the […]

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Why Reputation Systems are Needed for the Evolution of Decentralized Commerce

Smart contracts allow anonymous parties to engage in decentralized commerce by providing automated contracting that self-executes and self-regulates according to mathematical strictures. Smart contracts are evolving quickly. Their evolution enables most business logic to be included in smart contracts over time. Example A simple example involving smart property may help illustrate the uses of smart […]

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Keynote on “Crypto Economics” @ Tulip Conference – Blockchain Meets Enterprise

Delighted to present my scholarship at University of St. Thomas School of Law as keynote speaker on “Crypto Economics” @ Tulip Conference – Blockchain Meets Enterprise, in San Francisco on June 7, 2018. The research team included, Samuel Evans, Daniel Dosch, Stephanie Jones, and Hayley Howe. I cannot praise the team members enough for their […]

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Blockchain Solutions for Sustainable Development

Presented on “Blockchain Solutions for Sustainable Development” at Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center in Chicago on March 5th, 2018. Great crowd of blockchain developers and enthusiasts. Thanks to @SorenSpicknall, #Microsoft, and #BSGC for hosting! Topics covered: 1. Core Problems, 2. Blockchain’s Promise, 3. Blockchain Challenges, 4. Possible Solution Explained how http://www.semada.io platform can help introduce crypto […]

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