Tag Archives: Blockchain

B for Blockchain, B for Bitcoin, B for Bubble, B for Bust!

The following New York Times article is of interest given the focus on emerging blockchain and related technology in Barbados – Blogmaster PALO ALTO, Calif. — Last year around this time, a toy called a cryptokitty sold for $170,000. A real estate agent remade himself as CoinDaddy, producing cryptocurrency-themed music videos. The man behind a company called Ripple became for

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BLOCKCHAIN is Here!

The world keeps marching to the beat of technology. A simple example of assessing the pace of technology is to recall that a few years ago in order to watch movies we trekked to the video shop to rent VHS tapes. Today the Internet has transformed how media is delivered to the customer by streaming directly to household and handheld

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Why Bitcoin Will Not Solve the Caribbean’s Financial Inclusion Woes

The article was shared by Niel Harper, Managing Director, Octave Consulting | Program Lead, Internet Society | VP, TEN Habitat | WEF Young Global Leader What is Bitcoin? Is it electronic money? There’s a deluge of hype around Bitcoin and blockchain technologies right now, and policymakers and regulators in the Caribbean are doing their best to wrap their heads around

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Rawdon Adams Returns to the Barbados Space to Spearhead Bitt Inc

The BU household has been following the rise of blockchain technology with great interest. Obviously it is technology at a nascent stage and it is the venture capitalists and early adopters who have the  task of ‘selling’ a new payment mechanism to the population. The BU household will continue to monitor the progress of the technology and wish Rawdon Adams

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