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The Crypto Chick, Rachel Wolfson

After Basel Art Miami, we feature Rachel Wolfson, 10 year tech journalist, host of The Crypto Chick podcast show and Forbes contributor. Rachel has a knack for spotting tech and social movements. She shares with us the following: – why we’re seeing more real world blockchain solutions this year and why that matters for adoption -her recent interesting coverage: IBM partnering with Walmart on supply chain traceability; Propy making real estate property deals using smart contracts in a decentralized way; and Ripple funding university research programs to build the next generation of professionals and thought leaders. -the criteria for breaking […]

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News on the block with Civil

News media and role of the free press face many headwinds in the digital era. When tech empires Facebook and Google upend the economic model of traditional news outlets, can they turn to blockchain to bring new life to the declining news market? Dan Kinsley, head of tech at Civil, shares how the team of tech nerds and news wonks plan to launch a network of newsrooms for the people and governed by the community. In today’s episode we cover: -What’s causing the rapid decline of traditional news -Spurring a new economy for ethical journalism much like the organic food […]

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Coindesk Hacks and Bitcoin Node Stacks

Ariel Deschapell explains why peer to peer infrastructure for the Web and Bitcoin are going to change the game, and how he scored that sweet Coindesk contributor role. Links: Twitter: @notasithlord Coindesk: https://www.coindesk.com/author/ariel-deschapell/   Follow A Bit Cryptic Podcast: Twitter.com/keepitcryptic Medium.com/@abitcryptic Facebook.com/abitcryptic Instagram.com/keepitcryptic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjKP-6Udnyy783selq5CHMw Donation addresses: BTC: 1CsrHFn1VCpjofxRKxw1DQKGVURSxr8yWb ETH: 0xe612032F9AE393017141A5CBA6DFC00428B82cE6 LTC: MMPb9PpgdJvnXaXYynXQ728e4GNtyHGAbu If you like what you heard, please leave us a 5-star review and share the podcast!  

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Blockchain Media and Tech Reporting — Why Words Matter

Today we discuss everything from the tech scene in Russia and intermittent fasting, to entrepreneurship and fake Amazon product reviews. We wax about how little changes in wording makes a big difference in public perception and how general public perception of blockchain/crypto is still pretty goofy. Ari believes the general media has very little clue what’s happening in the blockchain world (many interviews still begin with ‘but isn’t bitcoin just used for drugs and crime?’) Ari also turns the tables and interviews Alain and Jeff! Ari Zoldan is CEO and founder of Quantum media, which consults businesses on media information […]

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