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Renewable energy blockchain pioneer Nick Gogerty likes to meet clients at the Explorers Club in New York. It’s a rambling place where ivory tusks flank a fireplace and a stuffed polar bear poses in a growl on the mezzanine.
I’m walking along a tree-lined street in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, headed home from the galleries west of Tenth Avenue. I’m lost in thought—but about blockchain, not art.
Indonesian tech entrepreneur Regi Wahyu is betting that blockchain technology can help these farmers. “Being digitally excluded makes it hard to be able to make the right decisions at the right time,”
Most brands work from an entrenched sense of privacy and a need to control their inputs and outputs. With brands we like, we trust that they both know what they are doing, and want to share themselves with us. In the coming years, we may have very concrete facts on which to base our decisions.
People often ask, “Well, what actual viable business use of blockchain can you point to?” I just point to bitcoin. Bitcoin was the first world-altering use of blockchain tech.This digital coin has produced a large number of obnoxious young bohemian millionaires, and is also being used as a payment system by about 1 in five banks on earth.
Stephen talks about blockchain’s place in the world.