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Blockchain Coming At You

With Robert Salvador & our tennis-star turned bitcoin miner. (Card lost somewhere in cab 48254.) So Rob's building a blockchain solution for the construction industry. On these big, multi-million dollar projects you need a [Read more]

By |May 15th, 2019|Commentary|

Don’t Be Stubborn

Ethereum is on fire, too, as digital assets are now making a tremendous amount of noise. Recall that months ago a handful of crypto luminaries pounded the table saying $175-ish would be the low [Read more]

By |May 15th, 2019|Commentary|

What do we Have Here

Three of the most outstanding women in blockchain: Shruthi Rao NINA KAPLAN Marie-Noel Nsana. It never gets tiresome seeing old friends & making new ones. The AWS gala was a sensational event oozing with [Read more]

By |May 14th, 2019|Commentary|

“First Principles”

I'd never heard the term "First Principles" until I came across my partner Noel. I went to  Fenwick; either the Jesuits at St. Ignatius or the laureates at Chicago got to him. The way [Read more]

By |May 14th, 2019|Commentary|

Rallying Likes its 2017

We are in the midst of the most significant crypto rally since November, 2017. Of course it can fail; this is understood. Do your own research. Contact a financial advisor for professional advice. I'm [Read more]

By |May 13th, 2019|Commentary|

NYC Mining Conference

Amid all the Consensys madness & excitement, a mining conference broke out a few blocks away. Smaller crowd; the word "hash-rate" is heard more commonly than "bitcoin" - gosh, that's awfully pedestrian. I remember [Read more]

By |May 13th, 2019|Commentary|

Here We Go, Again

The lobby at the Hilton in midtown Manhattan is abuzz with excitement as the blockchain industry convenes for the biggest event of the year. Believe it or not, conference attendees seem to barely notice [Read more]

By |May 13th, 2019|Commentary|

Mena Mangal Shot Dead

Mena Mangal was shot dead in Kabul over the weekend. According to reports, the former journalist and women's rights activist indicated recently on social media she feared for her life. While it's unclear who [Read more]

By |May 12th, 2019|Commentary|

This Makes My Day

The president of the United States compared Mayor Pete Buttigieg to Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine, and in a hilarious rejoinder the former war hero said he didn't understand the reference and had [Read more]

By |May 11th, 2019|Commentary|

Number 2 Coin Surging

Frenzied buying across digital assets as btc leadership is now translating into gains ranging from household names like Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash & Litecoin to once-forgotten projects Ark, MOAC & Elastos. The buying is pouring [Read more]

By |May 11th, 2019|Commentary|

Pardon the Cliche

As a writer, I try hard not to fall into the trap of endless clichés. It was freezing cold in Chicago and in the world of digital assets before I ever acknowledged the obvious: [Read more]

By |May 10th, 2019|Commentary|