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The Modernization of Currency

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  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

Panelists

Asheesh Birla
Vice President, Product, Ripple

Jonathan Dharmapalan
Founder and CEO, eCurrency Mint

Lex Sokolin
Partner and Global Head Fintech Strategy, Autonomous

Moderator

Kabir Kumar
Director of Policy and Ecosystem Building, Omidyar Network


Crypto currencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Peercoin and Ripple generate ever more enthusiasm. Blockchain is said to pose the potential of platforms for nearly all data. Will central banks be able to reassert control? Will a digital fiat currency, backed and minted by those banks, be the future of digital money? (In association with Omidyar Network)

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