• Coinbase accused racism
    People,  Politics

    At Coinbase, black employees faced ‘constant condescension’ and were described as ‘less capable’: report

    A day after Coinbase attempted to preempt a New York Times article about the company’s culture, 23 current and former workers paint a picture of discrimination and mistreatment

    Nathaniel Popper, a cryptocurrency and technology reporter at the Gray Lady, has written a damning exposé that claims the exchange “has long struggled with its management of black employees.” The title of his investigation? “Tokenized.”

  • Hudson
    Cryptocurrencies,  Distributed Leisure,  Innovators

    Entrepreneurs lament lack of diversity in blockchain and cryptocurrency

    Young male teams often just develop things their mothers no longer do for them

    [Modern Consensus columnist Michael Hillmeyer checked out the blockchain and cryptocurrency panels at the Propelify tech and music conference in Hoboken. Below is his review of the first panel, called, “Diversity in the Blockchain Industry and Why It’s Important to Get It Right Now”. Also check out his review of the second panel (“Is Crypto the Future of Money?”) and the third panel (“Is Blockchain the Answer to Big Data Problems AND Does Blockchain Create Existential Threats to Intermediaries?”)]   Just a few short weeks after braving the PATH Train for a blockchain and artificial intelligence coding event at Jet, we found ourselves back on the waterfront in Hoboken for…