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Bitcoin Revolution Meets Protestant Reformation, Crypto Drives Change?

“The comparison with the Protestant revolution was useful in raising the Bitcoin conversation to its proper level, according to him” writes Andrew Singer for cointelegraph.com. The Protestant Reformation was a religious revolution.Demeester ranks 5th on Hive’s list of top crypto “influencers,” and his tweetstorm may have fallen upon mostly sympathetic ears. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Max Keiser: Bitcoin’s ‘Self-Settlement’ Is a Revolution Against Dollar

“The episode appeared as governments supporting paper fiat with digital versions of national currencies continue to form a major talking point worldwide” writes William Suberg for cointelegraph.com. Keiser added: “He doesn’t understand he’s already lost.” Other governments looking to undermine U.S. dollar supremacy should thus open up their access to Bitcoin and make it part of their reserves. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Revolution closes its second Rise of the Rest fund with $150 million

“Revolution, the investment firm cofounded 14 years ago by entrepreneur-investor Steve Case, has closed its second Rise of the Rest seed fund with $150 million in capital commitments, just like the debut fund it announced two years ago” writes Connie Loizos for yahoo.com. Very notably,  Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance, who ran the first fund with Case, has stepped back, and longtime Revolution investor David Hall will manage the second fund instead, reports Forbes.Barely a week passes without a startup announcing some funding from the Rise of the Rest team.Some…

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Bubbles, Golden Ages, and Tech Revolutions

“Listen and subscribe to this podcast via Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS How do we exploit the technological revolution for green growth and global development?” reports hbr.org. Celebrated economist, author, and scholar, Carlota Perez joins Azeem Azhar to discuss the nature of techno-economic paradigm shifts and current progress in the cycle of technological revolution.Perez is the author of one of the most influential books on the subject, “Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital.” In this podcast, Carlota and Azeem also discuss: HBR Presents is a network of podcasts curated…

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STOs a Major Focus at London Summit 2019

“The 2019 London Summit Awards recognize the best providers in liquidity, execution, trading platform, marketing, and performance, as well as other aspects of the trading industry eco-system” writes Jeff Patterson for financemagnates.com. London Summit 2019 will also be hosting a lengthy list of discussions and case studies in a wide array of topics, providing industry participants both actionable insights and visionary takes. Source: financemagnates.com

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Top Iran general says destroying Israel ‘achievable goal’…

“Iran has been consistently hostile towards Israel since its 1979 revolution, and Tehran openly supports anti-Israeli armed groups including Palestinian Hamas and Lebanon’s Hezbollah” reports france24.com. Four decades on from Iran’s Islamic revolution, “we have managed to obtain the capacity to destroy the imposter Zionist regime”, he said. Source: france24.com

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Africa should not be too quick to embrace the fourth industrial revolution

“South Africa, which recently hosted the World Economic Forum on Africa, has made it clear it is pinning its hopes on the economic potential of the fourth industrial revolution” writes Karen Allen for theguardian.com. But amid all the hype surrounding the fourth industrial revolution and its disruptive digital technologies, there is confusion – and potential danger. Source: theguardian.com

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The UK’s Chinese food revolution

“These twin forces of a newly diverse population of Chinese restaurant workers and an equally diverse pool of Chinese customers have been equally important in reshaping British Chinese food” writes Fuchsia Dunlop for theguardian.com. In the UK, the Chinese food scene had mainly settled into a pattern of Cantonese dishes adapted to British tastes. “Chinese food” was both so familiar that it seemed passé and hardly known at all.While Britons’ appetite for new Chinese foods may be boundless, the ability of Chinese restaurants to respond to it is tightly circumscribed.Aside…

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Mike Novogratz: The Crypto Revolution Won’t Happen Just Yet

“Mike Novogratz is the chief executive officer of Galaxy Digital Holdings, a crypto investment company” writes Nick Marinoff for livebitcoinnews.com. Novogratz believes it could be at least five more years before cryptocurrencies really start to impact people’s lives. Per Marcus Swanepoel, chief executive of London exchange Luno, says many people are still speculating over the BTC price, which means a revolution could be farther away than even Novogratz suggests.For the most part, Novogratz believes Libra really got things moving in the crypto industry this year, though he’s confident traditional financial…

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Iranian revolutionary experience had effective leadership: Falk

“In your opinion, what was the difference between the Iranian revolution and the developments of the Arab Spring in 2011?” reports tehrantimes.com. The main difference is that the Iranian revolutionary experience had effective leadership and a clear vision of what it was for and against.Why did Ayatollah Khomeini emphasize Iran’s Islamic Revolution rather than the Iranian revolution?. Q: Previously you described Ayatollah Khomeini as a true and genuine revolutionary.If no coup or counterrevolutionary moves was attempted, it was our impression that Ayatollah Khomeini seemed open to normal relations with the…

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