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April 2018

Random Notes and Observations

The New York Times published this good short video about how Bitcoin Works. ´╗┐´╗┐   2. The evil side of social media — ┬ácentralized data collection and AI — was […]

March 2018

Hotels That Accept Bitcoin in Amsterdam

How to Find Hotels that Accept Bitcoin in Amsterdam Here are some sites that offer apartments, hostels and hotels in Amsterdam that accept Bitcoin. Canal Apartments Bitcoin Travel Travala Crypto […]


Logan Saether is a Solidity engineer and an authority on time-based smart contracts. He works for ChronoLogic on the open source smart contract protocol known as the Ethereum Alarm Clock.

Decentralized Live Streaming

Chris Hobcroft is the Creative Director of Livepeer that offers an Ethereum-based infrastructure protocol for live streaming. He previously worked for tech startups in audio machine learning and mobile gaming. He started coding at the age of 5 and has a degree in computer science from Cambridge.

Decentralized Computing

Shawn Capper is the CFO of the decentralized cloud service provider Symbioses which is launching its ICO. He will talk about the tokenization of cloud computing, storage and IOT its economics. He served as a Vice President Portfolio Manager at Lehman Brothers and held similar roles for JP Morgan Chase and U.S. Trust.


Philipp Schulz is co-founder of TV-Two, and will give a live demo of a project that aims to become a major gateway to broadcast television via the Ethereum blockchain.


AI and Mass Surveillance

Stephen Hawking said AI “could spell the end of the human race.” Elon Musk called it “humanity’s biggest existential threat” and warned that it would be more dangerous than nuclear […]

Valerian Bennett

Valerian Bennett is CEO of PopChest, a platform for community-supported video that integrates smart contracts and the soon-to-be-distributed Pop Tokens. Valerian is a veteran television producer and editor and a documentary filmmaker from Los Angeles. He has a film degree from the University of Southern California and is responsible for the 2014 documentary Bitcoin: Buenos Aires about the digital currency ecosystem in Argentina.

Peter Alfred-Adekeye

Peter Alfred Adekeye is the CEO of Multiven, who is launching a ICO to support a blockchain-based marketplace for IT products. His project aims to provide free cyber-defense for Bitcoin and Ethereum nodes and their Internet gateways.

Venture Capitalists’ Secrets of Moneymaking in Blockchain

Igor Shoifot is a founding partner of the TMT CryptoFund, a $60M investment fund for early stage blockchain-driven startups. They have made many early investments in successful blockchain teams such as FileCoin, BTC Jam, Shapeshift, Bitaccess and Bits, among others.