All posts of Helen Disney

Is Blockchain the future of philanthropy?

What does a financial technology like Blockchain have to do with charitable giving? You may perhaps have heard of the idea of using Bitcoin or other digital currencies as a new source of funding for charities. But there are still some hurdles to doing this and many charity boards may still be nervous about how […]

Events, dear boy, events

As someone who organises events for a living, I always enjoy the ‘luxury’ of attending, speaking and being an observer at other people’s events. Not only is it a great way to get ideas for new speakers, different topics and new ways of running my own events (they do say imitation is the sincerest form […]

‘Blockchain will be useful, but it won’t cure cancer’: An Interview with Nick Williamson, CEO and Founder, Credits

Nick Williamson is the CEO & Founder of Credits, a Blockchain infrastructure provider building secure and scalable blockchains that will transform the way the world interacts. Unblocked caught up with Nick recently for the very first in our series of Blockchain profile interviews with leading innovators and educators in the field: If you had to explain it […]

Down the Rabbit Hole – Resources for Beginners

The past 3 years has been a fascinating journey for me of learning more and more about digital currencies and the underlying technology of the blockchain. I am often asked by people if I have good resources to give a quick non-technical introduction to the topic. Learning about bitcoin, altcoins (other types of digital currency […]

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