• reinvent social media
    Technology

    Yet another blockchain-based project vows to reinvent social media

    Charter’s intentions are laudable, but projects like it have a problem: despite Facebook’s shortcomings, its 2.6 billion users make it hard to leave without losing touch with many people they know

    Saying “corporate social media has failed us” the not-for-profit social enterprise Blockchain Commons, along with the decentralized reputation platform Bitmark, have unveiled plans to develop a new social media architecture for the public.

  • The Capitol's in for stormy weather if Bakkt CEO Kelly Loefflin to the Senate over the President's wishes (via Max Pixel).
    People,  Politics

    Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler heading to Senate

    Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp will appoint the Republican, who heads up the cryptocurrency futures exchange.

    Kelly Loeffler, the CEO of the Bakkt cryptocurrency futures platform, is heading to the U.S. Senate, according to press reports. Loeffler's appointment to replace Sen. Johnny Isakson will give the cryptocurrency industry a strong voice in Congress, if it goes through over President Trump's wishes

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