Michael J. Casey

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Feb 19 2021

The Business of Art and How NFTs Will Change It, With Nanne Dekking

With big brands like Christie’s auction house and the National Basketball Association getting involved and some tokens already selling for six-figure sums, the question isn't if NFTs will force a very old industry to adopt some very new practices, it's when.

Feb 12 2021

Money Reimagined: Musk Masters the Attention Economy

Bitcoin's recent surge shows the power of celebrity and how, like it or not, influencers create value in the modern economy.

In the Age of Ethereum, What Comes Next?

DeFi. NFTs. Stablecoins. Smart contracts. Ethereum is home to some of the biggest innovations in crypto. Community insider Danny Ryan joins us to discuss the network's big future.

Feb 05 2021

Money Reimagined: Enterprise Blockchain Isn’t Dead

Feb 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business money reimagined newsletters opinion

Corporations find blockchain technology challenging to use. But it's much too early to write off enterprise applications wholesale.

What the GameStop Saga Says About US Capitalism

In the aftermath of WallStreetBets, Demetri Kofinas joins the hosts of "Money Reimagined" as they dissect the events that led to this moment and what it means for our future.

Jan 29 2021

Money Reimagined: Narratives Wall Street Can’t Control

It used to be that Wall Street dictated the big stories around finance. It’s unclear whether that’s still the case.

Strange Bedfellows: The World Economic Forum and Crypto

A look at the challenging task of integrating the radical crypto world into the establishment with Adrian Monck of the World Economic Forum.

Jan 22 2021

Money Reimagined: Letter to President Biden

President Biden needs to reform the global financial system and avoid a 1930s-style depression. Digital currencies can help.

Bitcoin Policy in Biden’s Washington, With Kristin Smith and Amy Davine Kim

As the Biden Administration gets underway, what can we expect for cryptocurrency technologies alongside an ascendent bitcoin?

Jan 15 2021

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin’s Warning for Central Banks

Bitcoin's rising price reflects declining faith in the existing financial system. Will central bankers like Christine Lagarde take notice?

Jan 08 2021

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin’s Road to Gold

Jan 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  markets money reimagined newsletters opinion

Bitcoin may not be "digital gold" just yet. But, with institutions accepting the business case and the price rising, it's well on the way.

Charity’s Centralization Problem, Feat. Matthew Davie and Alpen Sheth

They call it the charitable-industrial complex: a system where money for development, for humanitarian needs, and for improving the lives of billions is controlled through a top-down process, run by U.S. charities and shaped by U.S. tax rules and regulations.

Dec 28 2020

Who Insures the Insurer? Cover Protocol Attack Exposes DeFi’s Promise and Peril

Dec 28 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cover protocol defi hack insurance markets

Defi insurer Cover Protocol, designed to reduce smart contract failure risks, was exploited by a bug in its smart contract on Monday morning.

Dec 18 2020

Money Reimagined: Your Data, Our Humanity

At stake as we debate the data-monopolizing power of the internet’s biggest companies: the future of what it means to be human.

Privacy, Social Media and the Reinvention of Company Towns

Join Michael Casey and Shelia Warren as they speak with tech ethnographer Tricia Wang and metaMe CEO Dele Atanda, as they dig into the value of personal data and privacy in the modern era.

Dec 11 2020

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin’s Tug of War as Wall Street Moves In

As Wall Street buys bitcoin, crypto faces a fight for its soul. On the one side is mainstream acceptance. On the other: its cypherpunk roots.

Dec 04 2020

Money Reimagined: Bitcoin vs. Gold Is a Battle of Narratives

The success of a store-of-value asset, like bitcoin or gold, isn't just a matter of durability, fungibility or scarcity. It's about whether people believe in it.

Nov 20 2020

Bitcoin Is the Biggest Big Short

Short-sellers help identify weaknesses in capital markets. Bitcoin helps us see what's wrong with the financial system.

Nov 13 2020

Money Reimagined: The US’ Kodak Moment

China's moves on digital currency have potential to rock the global economy. The U.S. risks getting left behind, like Kodak and digital photos.

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