Data showed that 78% of male survey respondents reported being aware of Bitcoin, compared to 71% of females. While that’s surprisingly good, given crypto’s reputation for being male-dominated, the numbers were far worse when it came to actual involvement in the cryptocurrency world. When limiting the sample to respondents who called themselves engaged with Bitcoin, the company found the numbers were 86% male to 14% female.
A crypto writer’s letter to Santa Claus
Everything we need to make crypto great in 2019
Dear Santa, This is a letter in regards to two letters you received in 2014 and 2015 when I asked you for bitcoin. In 2014, I got 4 BTC in my decentralized stocking (thanks!) for $419 each. By 2015, they had risen to “just” $890. Last year they went to $20,000 each. Thanks, Santa! They’re back down to about $3,900 as of the end of December 2018, but you won’t hear me complaining. Since you’ve effectively 50x’ed crypto in the time you’ve been involved, I’d like to ask you for several special other things that don’t depend on the markets in 2019. I’ve been a very good boy. I have…
Crypto probably definitely has a gender problem
Social media fallout from a crypto conference paints an ugly, sexist picture
Just over one week ago, World Crypto Con was touting how well-balanced the genders were for their speakers’ agenda. Did you know half the speakers at World Crypto Con are women? Lady bosses are taking over blockchain! pic.twitter.com/zsJAoRmYrP — World Crypto Con (@WorldCryptoCon) July 25, 2018 On Monday, the blockchain and crypto media are buzzing over a series of tweets by Pamela Paige, a real estate developer and blockchain enthusiast who attended the Las Vegas event this past weekend and had a series of experiences that didn’t jibe with this messaging. Confronted with a rash of misogynistic behavior during the event, Paige tweeted her peace to 16,000 followers. https://twitter.com/ThePinkCrypto/status/1058820568638603264 https://twitter.com/ThePinkCrypto/status/1058820572937805824…