Who Is Vitalik Buterin?

Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin is a programmer, writer, founder of Ethereum, the decentralized web 3.0 publishing platform and co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine, a website and print magazine that covers Bitcoin-related topics.[1][2][3] In 2014, Buterin won the World Technology Award for the co-creation and invention of Ethereum.[4] Buterin was born in Russia, grew up in Canada, and currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.

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Author at BitCoin Magazine

Vitalik Buterin has beaten Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to win the World Technology Network (WTN) award for IT software

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Mar 23

Jean Lievens: Anarchist David Graeber on Bullshit Jobs, Rule-Bound Lives, and Importance of Play

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

He coined the phrase, “We are the 99%.”

David Graeber: ‘So many people spend their working lives doing jobs they think are unnecessary’

I found myself asking: is this what ordinary life, for most people, is really like?” writes the 53-year-old professor of anthropology in his new book The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy. “Running around feeling like an idiot all day? Being somehow put in a position where one actually does end up acting like an idiot?”

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Mar 23

Sepp Hasslberger: The End of Banking

Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

The end of banking – a great book, and here’s an interview with one of the authors.

“…if we don’t disintermediate our financial system we will have financial crises over and over again and we will have further problems with rising inequality. The current status quo is totally unstable.”

INTERVIEW    .    BLOG    .    BOOK

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Mar 22

Jean Lievens: Forget Sharing — Go Circular Economy

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Forget the ‘sharing economy': technology is about to usher in the ‘circular’ economy

A ‘circular supply chain’ using technology can achieve sustainable production and business growth

An open, networked business-to-business platform that connects entire supply chains can serve as the enabler for progressive enterprises with the foresight to seize the opportunity.

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Mar 19