As I’ve said ever since the IRS issued their woefully inadequate (and ill-conceived) initial guidance on the taxation of cryptocurrencies, the biggest problem with the current policy is that every single transaction generates a capital gain or capital loss for tax purposes. This is just a record-keeping nightmare, and it’s the […]
Just a quick note to point your attention to the recently-released UPS podcast interview with Barry Silbert, founder of Digital Currency Group. Barry always shares an amazing entrepreneur’s insight into the role bitcoin and blockchain technologies will play in the future of commerce. Check it out.
I’m happy to report that I received my Fintech certificate today from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My final grade was 95.9. I highly recommend this course for anyone considering a startup involving bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, roboadvisory services, new payment technologies or other areas of the […]
OK, so it’s “only” a 12-week program, but I’m pretty excited to be be going back to school! I just signed up for the fintech (financial technologies) certificate course on future commerce at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The program is going to focus on four areas: Money and Payments […]
On Thursday, 29 September, fintech pioneer Barry Silbert will speak on “Blockchain Technology and the Digital Currency Revolution” at the UPS Speaker Series. The live broadcast from Founders’ Auditorium at UPS headquarters in Atlanta will be 0930 to 1045 EDT. UPS CIO Juan Perez will join Barry Silbert, founder of […]
If you know me at all, you probably already know I’m a huge fan of bitcoin, digital currencies in general (a.k.a. cryptocurrencies or virtual currencies), as well as the amazing underlying blockchain technology. I’m quite certain that Satoshi Nakamoto‘s invention is going to completely change the world. And I mean […]
I guess you all knew it wouldn’t be long before I waded into some political minefield. But hang in here with me. This post isn’t aimed at any particular candidate or party. Nearly every candidate for political office, regardless of party affiliation or where they fall on the political spectrum, […]