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Marc Taverner (& Son): Colonising Mars

Sometimes at the end we find the nugget, the truth we’ve been looking for, or the idea that brings a story to life. So it was in this interview with global ambassador for Blockchain, Marc Taverner. It’s not the rest of the interview was uninspiring – far from it. There were funny bits, interesting bits and lots of hard work in in between. I never knock hard work – it’s the bedrock of success. There is no one as lucky as a hard working person, trust me.

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Killian Stokes: Where Technology and Philanthropy Meet

It is one of the first things we know about coffee – that Fairtrade is better than regular brands– but what does that mean exactly and do the farmers really benefit? Coffee farming in Africa has captured the imagination of the Western World more easily than say banana, barley or peanut farming but are we just salving our conscience by choosing the Fairtrade label or are we actually doing good?

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EOS Tuesday – Steve Good of Coin Chat

Today the EOS Dublin podcast interviews Steve Scott of Coin Chat (see our Wednesday slot) about his career in finance and how he moved lock, stock and barrel into blockchain. So now he runs a popular youtube channel, writes regular blogs and had just finished his book on blockchain with co host Yuri Cataldo. The book will be launched soon and we will review it here on Blockleaders.io

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Monday Comment: Amazon and Facebook eyeing blockchain: Can They Propel Crypto to New Heights?

It has been an exciting road as cryptocurrency adoption has ebbed and flowed, and just as with the stock market, pundits have been chomping at the bit to predict what’s next. Many crypto enthusiasts have long been talking about what can propel the industry to the next level, and many believe that all it will take is new SEC regulatory guidance or a tech giant like Facebook or Amazon to announce their own cryptocurrency to do so. It is easy to doubt either would issue their own digital currency, but upon closer look it seems as if the writing is already on the wall.

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