Is the bitcoin brand disruptive? How do we deal with bitcoin's identity crisis and if it is in fact disruptive, is bitcoins kind of disruption undisciplined or groundbreaking? Gide, a public affairs consulting firm, and the Chamber of Digital Commerce announced a strategic partnership in which Gide will support the Chamber involving this issue. We’ve talked to Perianne Boring about the CDC side of things, now it’s time to invite Gide Principal Arika Pierce to give us some insight on her side of the merger.
Monday June 8, 2015 was a date that will go down in financial history. For on this date, the first cryptosecurity was created. It happened on Overstock.com’s new T0.com cryptosecurity trading platform. Specifically, the first piece of a $25-million digital bond issued by Overstock.com exclusively on the bitcoin blockchain. What better person to swing by and discuss this with us than Judd Bagley, the director of communications at Overstock. Plus, Marcello tells the gang about The Law of Diffusion of Innovation.
Ah, the sky is crystal blue and the birds are chirping. It's another beautiful week at the Bitcoin Podcast. The chickens are roaming, the peacock is up on the roof scouting for pea hens, the pigs are in their sty and farmer Mark Burgunder is sitting at his computer looking at today’s online orders for eggs. We are seeing amazing innovation from the farmers of the world and when you bring bitcoin into the picture you have some real potential for a major civilization upgrade. This week, this 'farmah from down undah' is helping the masses get their first Bitcoin.
We just realized that we are in the first dual revolution since 1848! How so? Well, we will tell you! This week, the CEO of iNation, Christian Saucier, designed something to let users submit documents to the blockchain where they can be held securely. With it, users will be able to keep a perfect copy of their passport or deed or will or other legal document in a cryptographically secure place, and be able to access it at anytime using a mobile app. Doesn't that just blow your hair back? We chat about The Byzantine Generals' Problem, as well as why giving your dad bitcoin for his birthday is the most disappointing gift of all-time.