ShapeShift.io, a well-known currency converter in the bitcoin industry, has recently closed an investment round of US$1.6 million
Travis Patron is the founder of Diginomics and author of The Bitcoin Revolution: An Internet of Money, a seminal publication in the digital currency industry which outlines the implications of bitcoin. As a public speaking authority, he has helped audiences ranging from small teams to large university classrooms understand the implications of programmable money.
Ledgers of information shower us with examples from the past. The Bitcoin blockchain is no different. Indeed, it shares many parallels with both the printing press and the Babylonian cuneiform. When we study these artifacts, we can get a glimpse of what Bitcoin as an information technology will bring.