Libra embraces the “crypto” vision of accessible financial services with scale, value stability, and usable development – but with both governance and tech structured to allow the classic Facebook user-centric "move fast and break things" approach.Read More
The 2017 crypto bubble and 2018 crypto crash don’t mean 2019 will be the death of blockchain -- rather, this is just the beginning. Companies must improve DLT, develop viable software stacks, and make STOs viable -- with these advancements, businesses can truly take advantage for the security, transparency, and auditability of DLT networks.Read More
Double-Coin Blockchain Systems
A double-coin system splits the investing function and utility function into different coins. In many examples one coin is for investors and miners and the other is for utility and commerce.
This lets the network use the best features of both a fixed-supply coin (price to the moon!) and an uncapped coin (make new coins whenever you want.)Read More
This week IBM announced that it was working with a company called Stronghold to release a new stablecoin – a cryptocurrency designed to have stable value – on the Stellar public blockchain network. A high-profile announcement like this is clearly good news for Stellar, but it could also indicate the start of a meaningful maturation of blockchain that may not be immediately obvious.Read More
The fields of cryptoeconomics and tokenomics are so new that there’s not much consensus on the definitions of terms, or best practices for designing tokens. As a a full-time cryptocurrency economist, I’ll help define these terms and outline token design in line with my work at He3Labs, where we bring the benefits of blockchain to real-world businesses through concepts like tokenomics.Read More