Make a diary date for 9th March in Tallinn, Estonia when Bitcoin Foundation director and fintech columnist Jon Matonis will give a presentation at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference.
The independent cryptocurrency and blockchain analyst, whose career has included senior posts at VISA International and finch companies, will speak about prospects of blockchain consortiums and open blockchain, with its advantages over private systems. Matonis believes that developers of private blockchain should coordinate in order to benefit the market. For more detail or to register, visit the event website https://tallinn.blockchainconf.world/en#speakers
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Christian was born a 'chime child' with a caul and grew up in a haunted house. According to legend a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to ghosts and fairy folk without fear of coming to harm – allegedly! And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt by a newspaper.
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