The End of Crypto Winter? When Crypto Matters to Your Neighbor.

Alison McCauley
Apr 10 · 3 min read
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How will it change the way we transact when we can easily put enforceable terms and conditions on the movement of money? Forbes

Is Money The Next Thing To Be Eaten By Software?

Cryptocurrency, when paired with other blockchain functionality, offers the potential to inject new software-driven features into the traditional role of money as a medium of exchange. These features could form the core of new business models and drive innovative benefits to consumers and businesses alike. What happens when money is programmable? Read more on Forbes.

Corporations, entrepreneurs, and even governments are looking to the unique functionality of blockchains and digital currency to enable this future. Venture Beat

Self-Driving Cars Could Soon Navigate The World Via Micropayments

Connected machines and sensors have their own complex web of machine-to-machine communication. What they haven’t had is money to negotiate and transact among themselves. “We envision a world in which vehicles can communicate their intentions with other vehicles and coordinate their behavior,” explains MOBI CEO Chris Ballinger. “Micropayments give machines an incentive, and whether it’s about a pothole, traffic, or other conditions, that data is valuable. Many of the useful things we can do with cars and other vehicles will require micropayments from one machine to another.” Read more on Venture Beat.

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Alison McCauley

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I'm obsessed with the intersection of new tech + social science. I advocate for the thoughtful development of a decentralized future.

BlockChannel

BlockChannel is a new media & educational hub focused on the socio-cultural/economic issues related to blockchain technologies like BTC/ETH/& ZEC. Visit BlockChannel.com for more resources; and SoundCloud.com/BlockChannelShow for our official podcast.