Nydia Zhang of the Social Alpha Foundation: Using the Blockchain for Good

As chairman and co-founder of the Social Alpha Foundation (SAF), Nydia Zhang has left a solid mark on the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, though, as a young art student at the University of Washington in 2011, blockchain was far from the direction she saw her life taking. Zhang earned her bachelor’s degree in art history in 2015 and spent the next few years carving out a career for herself in the field of art management. After working for several museums around the world, including Pearl Lam Galleries, Seattle Art Museum…

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South Indian Government’s ‘Innovation Society’ to Promote Blockchain Development

It seems not every government official in India has an eye toward draconian or restrictive blockchain regulation, as we’ve seen this year from some in the country’s government. In the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, where they have the APIS – Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society, blockchain is being actively promoted at various levels of government. The post South Indian Government’s ‘Innovation Society’ to Promote Blockchain Development appeared first on CCN

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Digital Natural Selection – Bitcoinist.com

Just as the recent slide in crypto and tech stocks has put pressure on investors, it is also testing the business models of tech businesses across the board.  When the system is flush with cash it’s much easier for entrepreneurs and investors to test ideas, but when the money starts tightening up, market prices fall, and business models start getting tested. On Monday evening, the main team responsible for developing Ethereum Classic (a spinoff of Ethereum) announced that they will be closing operations. This follows announcements from the crypto social site Steemit and the adult entertainment…

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