Jeff Garzik of Bloq

Profile: Jeff Garzik of Bloq

Jeff Garzik, one of the best-known developers in the industry, will speak at Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 February, 2017.  Jeff is currently co-founder and CEO of Bloq, a company that delivers open source blockchain solutions for the enterprise with an emphasis on performance, security, durability and interoperability. He is also a board member of Coin […]

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Riccardo Spagni of Monero

Profile: Riccardo Spagni of Monero

On 1 June, 2016, one of Monero’s core developers Riccardo Spagni gave a fascinating presentation about the anonymous cryptocurrency, Monero, explaining what the Monero software is and why anyone should care.  In contrast to Bitcoin, which is completely transparent, transactions on the Monero blockchain are designed to be untraceable and private. Apparently a lot of […]

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Dominik Zynis

Dominik Zynis Presents the Wings Concept and Wings Token Campaign

During Bitcoin Wednesday’s Special Edition on 19 October, 2016, Dominik Zynis unveils the Wings concept for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations.  In this presentation he explains how the service deploys DAOs, delegated voting, chat bots, instant messaging and prediction markets.  The Wings token distribution campaign begins on 18 November, 2016. A detailled profile of Dominik can be […]

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Simon Dixon of Bnk to the Future

Profile: Simon Dixon of Bnk to the Future

Simon Dixon is an alternative finance investor, a fund manager at Bitcoin Capital co-founded with Max Keiser and the CEO of Bnk to the Future, an online investment platform. He returns to Bitcoin Wednesday on 4 January, 2017 for a talk about “Bitcoin from 2008 to Today: What’s Driving the Growth and How It Recovered From the […]

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Trump Immortalized as a Giant Rooster

Donald Trump Immortalized as a Giant Rooster in China

A 23-foot tall statue of Donald Trump as a giant rooster has been erected outside a shopping mall in China.  The New York Times points out that this isn’t the first time that the Chinese have publicly compared the president-elect to a feathered beast.  Right after the U.S. election China’s People’s Daily published photographs illustrating striking […]

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2016 Presidential Election Results by County

Thoughts on Governance and The Blockchain

Bitcoin Wednesday’s special workshop on Governance and The Blockchain at Pakhuis de Zwijger on 2 December, 2016 brought out a diverse crowd and many different perspectives.  Here are some random thoughts and observations related to this event.   Consensus as a Governance Feature An open blockchain may prove to be one of the most exciting […]

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Edward Snowden and Andreas Antonopoulos

“Streaming Money” Keynote: Andreas M. Antonopoulos Says “Bitcoin Is An Incubator For Black Swans”

Andreas M. Antonopoulos delivered this exceptional keynote on “Streaming Money” at the Special Edition of the Bitcoin Wednesday Conference at the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam on 19 October, 2016. This presentation is full of gems.  At 49’10” he says, “Bitcoin is an incubator for black swans.”  At 22’45” he explains what happens when we start streaming money, […]

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Alex Norta of Talinn University of Technology and Proof Of You

Alex Norta on What Can Smart Contracts Do?

What Can Smart Contracts Do? On 7 December, 2016 for the 42nd edition of Bitcoin Wednesday, Alex Norta will give a talk on a more practical side of smart contracts.  He will present his work on a smart contract markup language, smart contract management lifecycle and smart contract application layer for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations. Alex […]

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