Cryptocurrency

Collage of photos of a passport, a student's report card, and a driver's license

IOHK’s Cardano Blockchain to Bolster Ethiopian Students’ Identities Members Public

Identity is a pressing global challenge. The World Bank estimated that 1 billion people do not have any official proof of identity. Even in developed countries, your identity is often based on perishable paper artifacts like birth certificates.

Peter Wicher
Peter Wicher
Blockchain

Age-Old Cons Live Again on The Cryptocurrency Frontier Part 3: Pump-And-Dump Members Public

Cryptocurrencies are largely unregulated: crypto pump-and-dumps are legal. Combine thousands of thinly traded tokens, millions of Marks believing it’s possible to score an instant crypto fortune, 24/7 media coverage, and what do you get?

Peter Wicher
Peter Wicher
Cryptocurrency
Drawing from an 1822 prospectus of the fake kingdom of Poyais showing a lovely tropical harbor town

Age-Old Cons Live Again on The Cryptocurrency Frontier Part 2: Rug Pulls Members Public

Most crypto grifts are classic cons remodeled to match 21st-century tech. We humans have been trying to get over each other for most of our existence, and these schemes have long, successful histories.

Peter Wicher
Peter Wicher
Cryptocurrency
Image of the Code of Hammurabi's points on con men, next to a chart of the SQUID coin's value during a pump-and-dump

Age-Old Scams Thrive on The Crypto Frontier Members Public

Technology changes but people, not so much. Fraud may be the oldest and largest industry disrupted by cryptocurrency and its half-sibling, the non-fungible token (NFT).

Peter Wicher
Peter Wicher
Cryptocurrency

Yenna Tech And The Many Opportunities in Land Tokenization Members Public

Membership to Yenna Foundation is an invite-only opportunity to gain access to digitizing a conglomerate of land-based businesses, starting with agricultural land.

Prateek Bijjam
Prateek Bijjam
Yenna Tech

How Does Bitcoin’s High and Low Affect the Brain? Members Public

What has changed is the relationship that humans have with money. Simple experiments in psychology have indeed shown that because humans do not feel the physical property of money, this fact would influence economic behavior.

Beatrice Barbazzeni
Beatrice Barbazzeni
Cryptocurrency

Neuroeconomics: the Science of Economic Research Members Public

While trying to understand the implications on behavior and well-being, neuroeconomics aims to define a computational and neurobiological framework that accounts for choice processes.

Beatrice Barbazzeni
Beatrice Barbazzeni
Economics

Young Voices; Social Impact via Blockchain, Web 3 & DeFi Members Public

"I think that if younger people have that opportunity to have their opinion heard, they'd be more inclined to solve some of these bigger problems, something that you don't think about when you are in your teenage years."

Niki Faldemolaei
Niki Faldemolaei
ExO Economy