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Shutterstock Rob Gowers, Anglia Ruskin University and Jukka Aminoff, Anglia Ruskin University The value of one bitcoin recently hit a record high of US$3,025, a staggering rise of over 200% in value this year alone. Aswath Damodaran, professor of finance at the New York University, known as Wall Street’s “dean of valuation”, has said thatContinue reading “The big business revolution: why the future is blockchain”
Broken Bitcoin. Unknown David Glance, The University of Western Australia Bitcoin relies on the participation of people and organisations to act as the “bankers” of the system. Called Bitcoin miners, they effectively record each transaction on a ledger called the Blockchain and in return, they are awarded with bitcoins. The process of mining is toContinue reading “The “halving” sounds like a horror story and may well turn out to be one for Bitcoin”
guitar case. Marcus O’Dair, Middlesex University In the decade and a half since Napster, it’s got harder for musicians to make a living, at least from recorded music. Falling CD sales, illegal downloads, the low payments from legal music streaming platforms, and a shift towards buying single tracks rather than whole albums all play theirContinue reading “How blockchain could help musicians make a living from music”
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