Andrey Shevchenko

Based in Italy with Russian roots, Andrey discovered the world of crypto by hunting for cybersecurity bounties. He worked at several blockchain startups before turning to journalism, almost by chance. He’s passionate about technology and business in equal measure, and sees blockchain as a potential driver of deep societal change.

Author’s posts

Interview
MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen talks Black Thursday and the foundation's mysterious radio silence on the matter.
Rune Christensen: ‘Our Job Is to Support Whatever the Maker Community Decides’
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-06T20:40:00+01:00
News
Blockin, parent company of mining pool Poolin, has launched a new blockchain explorer that will help users select the correct fee for their Bitcoin transactions...
Blockin Launches Bitcoin Explorer With Detailed Fee Guidance
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-06T13:33:00+01:00
News
General Motors patent uses blockchain to improve navigation maps, potentially for semi-autonomous driving systems.
General Motors Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Navigation Map
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-04T04:00:00+01:00
News
The European Commission sees some specific uses for blockchain technology in coordinating communication between member states, fostering crypto innovation.
Blockchain Head at European Commission Explains Usefulness of DLT
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-03T14:02:47+01:00
Analysis
Is Bitcoin anonymous, and can mixing services make it more private? Here are the weaknesses and strengths of popular crypto privacy solutions.
Remaining Anonymous: Which Crypto Privacy Solution Works Best?
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-02T14:38:00+01:00
News
The Financial Action Task Force analyzed U.S. compliance to its recommendations, arguing that some of the enforcement is not specific enough for cryptocurrency.
FATF Report: US Is Not Focusing Enough on Crypto Financial Risk
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-02T11:41:00+01:00
News
Crypto venture fund Paradigm Capital reveals it purchased the majority of MKR tokens from MakerDAO’s debt auction.
A Crypto Venture Fund Bought the Most Tokens at MakerDAO’s Debt Auction
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-01T19:21:00+01:00
In depth
This is the first part of a deep dive into the years-long debate between proponents of proof-of-work and proof-of-stake. Which one is better and why?
Proof-of-Stake Vs. Proof-of-Work: Which One Is ‘Fairer’?
Andrey Shevchenko
2020-04-01T01:55:00+01:00

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