Tag: academia

Oct 17 2021

The Bitcoin Haters And Their Bitcoin Beef

These notorious bitcoin bears have much to say about the technology — may the market decide the winner.“Disgusting and contrary to the interests of civilization”“Of course I hate the bitcoin success. I don’t welcome a currency that’s so useful to kidnappers and extortionists and so forth. I think I should say modestly that the whole damn development...

Sep 28 2021

Why Does Academia Have A Bias Against Bitcoin?

What leads the institutions of higher learning to harbor such resentment toward the technology?Academia is no fan of Bitcoin. The vast majority of professors are hugely biased against it. For example, Professor of Economics Nouriel Roubini of New York University doesn’t even try to hide his intense hatred for Bitcoin. Roubini told Bloomberg that "the Flintstones had a better monetary...

Sep 20 2021

Kusama dApp Moonriver records 1 million transactions in just 3 weeks

Sep 20 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption dotusd ksmusd technology

Moonriver, the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain-compatible smart contract platform developed on Polkadot, is full steam ahead with some impressive figures since its launch just three weeks ago. A Polkadot - Kusama powerhouse As reported by Moonbeam, Moonriver has close to 100k wallet addresses on the network and over 650...

Sep 03 2021

Sanctor Turbo announces ‘Demo Day,’ revealing first cohort of blockchain projects to graduate from its mentorship program

Sep 03 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption

Sanctor Capital a blockchain-focused investment firm that brings together missionary founders and successful entrepreneurs, announced today that it will be hosting its first Demo Day to showcase the inaugural cohort of projects graduating from its custom-tailored mentorship program, Sanctor Turbo. Project teams graduating as Sanctor Turbo’s...

May 20 2021

‘Ivy League’ school Wharton gets $5 million in Bitcoin as donation

May 20 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption btcusd

The University of Pennsylvania received a $5 million donation via Bitcoin recently for its finance programs, the school said...

May 06 2021

Southeast Asia’s largest bank sees tenfold crypto trading volume growth in Q1

May 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia exchanges partnerships trading

Trading volumes on DBS Digital Exchange, an institutional crypto trading platform launched by Singapore’s largest bank DBS in December, have increased tenfold over the last quarter, DBS CEO Piyush Gupta revealed in a media briefing...

Mar 04 2021

Polkadot developer Parity Technologies to partner with UC Berkeley

Mar 04 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia adoption dotusd partnerships

Parity would work closely with Berkeley’s blockchain community on education and proficiency in blockchain and Substrate. Parity for blockchain inclusion Today, the University of California, Berkeley ‘Blockchain Xcelerator,’ and...

Sep 28 2020

Bitcoin basher Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini brands $13b DeFi industry “vaporware”

Sep 28 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  academia defi

The decentralized finance space has seen a parabolic explosion since the start of 2020. Due to a confluence of trends, including but not limited to a search for yield on cash and a recovery in the price of Bitcoin, DeFi coins have gone from a market capitalization of a billion or two to $13 billion as per CryptoSlate data. Value is also accruing...

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