Sex sells: and clearly, so does bitcoin. From strippers in Las Vegas to sex workers in Amsterdam, it seems like everyone is eyeing virtual currencies. In this article, we’ll explore some of the good, the bad, and the everything in between ways in which blockchain is entering these X-Rated industries. Porn The porn industry has consistently been way ahead of the … [Read more...] about Blockchain and Sex Work: How the Technology is Gaining Traction
The Blockchain Is As Incredible Approach
Blockchain Technologies Are Sweeping The World
We are early into the disruptions being kicked off by cyptocurrencies and blockchain technologies enabled approaches, which means it is a great time for mind-expanding visions of what these capabilities can do. We are kicking off a series of reports here in our new section on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies to help executives make the most of these new solutions.
Everyone’s talking about blockchain. Everyone’s hailing its potential to revolutionize everything from banking and insurance to supply chain management and capital formation. And, indeed, the potential exists to reinvent all of those things, but there are some scary implications as well. Blockchain is an inherently decentralized structure. In particular, distributed ledger … [Read more...] about Blockchain Enables Anarchy
We hear a lot about Blockchain these days, but how many people know what it's really about? In an attempt to make this definition as simple as possible, blockchain automates trust. It’s a software architecture that allows non-trusting parties to record transactions without requiring a trusted governing authority. In other words, it does away with middlemen. That directly … [Read more...] about Blockchain in Plain English
These are some of the cybersecurity and cyberwar stories we are tracking: Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated Last Year, Researchers Say New York Times is reporting on a topic most readers will have already seen at OODAloop. OODAloop provided some great context on the manipulation of bitcoin prices in: Let’s be Honest…the Price of Bitcoin is Likely Being Manipulated. … [Read more...] about OODAloop nails it again with reporting on Bitcoin price manipulation
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not the only technology that’s getting a lot of media and investor attention these days. Blockchain is emerging as a technology in its own right separate from the much-hyped rise in value of cryptocurrencies. Proponents of blockchain claim that it will have fundamental, ground-breaking impact on all industries, changing the way that we transact … [Read more...] about AI & Blockchain: Double the Value or Double the Hype?