Walmart makes it clear: if you want a seat at the table, you need to pay to play.
I was at one of those life-defining moments. While heading to the airport to give a keynote on blockchain, my team and I were laid off. Was it time to retreat and look for another same-ol-same-ol job — or commit to doing something more meaningful?
Repost from January 20, 2014: Critics are quick to judge Bitcoin and the concept of virtual currencies. These technologies do indeed possess many risks. But once “cryptocurrencies” are fully baked, virtual currencies could do to transactions what the Internet did to information. MORE >>>