TEDx talks: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, IoT


Our mission today is to share with you the best, to our opinion, TEDx talks about Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Internet of Things and Bitcoin talks. Enjoy watching!

What are TED and TEDx?

TED that stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design is a nonprofit global community and organization that is devoted to spreading ideas in a form of short talks (18 minutes).
The start was in 1984 and now at TED conferences, you can hear the talks about science issues, business ideas, personal-development tips etc.
TEDx are independently organized events around the world.

At this video, you can discover the difference between TED and TEDx.

At TEDx you can find a lot of talks about the world of technology and the way human changes it.

*All the videos and descriptions were taken from official YouTube channel TEDx Talks

The future will be decentralized | Charles Hoskinson | TEDxBermuda

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences.
Tech entrepreneur and mathematician Charles Hoskinson says Bitcoin-related technology is about to revolutionise property rights, banking, remote education, private law and crowd-funding for the developing world.

Charles Hoskinson is Chief Executive Officer at Thanatos Holdings, Director at The Bitcoin Education Project, and President at the Hoskinson Content Group LLC.

Blockchains For Human Connection | Leni Ma’ia’i | TEDxCSUN

In his talk, Leni discusses the incredible power behind bitcoin and blockchain as a new and emerging technology.
Leni Ma’ia’i is an Account Executive at Melrose PR where he runs public relations for companies innovating in the emerging technology, blockchain.
A CSUN Journalism graduate and writer, Leni is helping bridge the communication gap between start-ups working in the disruptive technology and the wider public.
He currently spearheads PR strategy for blockchain clients changing the face of commerce, advertising, and healthcare.
Leni believes that blockchains will inevitably underpin much of life as we know it, and wants to spur this universal adoption through greater mainstream awareness.

Blockchains, burning man and bravery | Caterina Rindi | TEDxGhent

Blockchain technology is disrupting industries worldwide, bypassing established authorities and encouraging experimentation with peer-to-peer networks in business and in life.
This values-driven system stimulates creativity and bravery.
Understanding what is behind blockchain can provide insight into our changing world.
Caterina’s background is in education and non-profits.
Through her efforts developing more scalable opportunities and tapping existing resources via peer-to-peer technologies, she became involved in bitcoin and blockchains.
Caterina consults internationally, focusing on non-technical audiences, and joining the effort to decrease wealth disparities in the world through education and improved access to financial systems.

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Not with a bang: the boring truth that makes blockchain so exciting | Corey Padveen | TEDxUNLV

Corey Padveen, author, cook, writer, and researcher, shares his insights as to how blockchain will come into our lives and impact them greatly.
The interesting thing is that we’ll probably never even know it is taking place!
Corey Padveen is an industry-leading marketing data expert with extensive experience building strategies and working with brands in a variety of industries.
He is a partner at t2 Marketing International, an award-winning marketing consultancy that has worked with some of the largest brands in the world over its 30-year history.

How I found hope for our future in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley | Tom Lyons | TEDxBasel

Switzerland is the world’s most democratic country and has become the global center of blockchain which is potentially the world’s most democratic tehcnology.
Find out why this is no coincidence, and why the Swiss model has inspired so many blockchain idealists.
Tom was born in New York but has made his home in Zurich since 1994.
A thought leadership and communications expert with more than 20 years of experience, first in the banking industry and later as the owner of his own communications agency, Tom has planned and executed sophisticated thought leadership and content marketing campaigns for blue chips and startups, mainly in financial services, Fintech, and emerging technologies.
“Bitcoin: Everything you don’t understand about money, combined with everything you don’t understand about computers.” – John Oliver.

How crypto could allow more people to be their own boss | Laura Shin | TEDxSanFrancisco

Formerly senior editor at Forbes, Laura Shin was the first main stream journalist to cover the topic of bitcoin and cryptocurrency full-time.
In her talk she shares her journey and how she believes this new world could allow more people to be their own boss.
Laura is a crypto journalist and hosts the crypto podcasts Unchained and Unconfirmed.
Podcast producer and host of the Unchained and Unconfirmed Podcast about big ideas from the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

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How I built a bitcoin empire | Marco Streng | TEDxTrinityCollegeDublin

“How I built a bitcoin empire” looks at how a simple college kid from Germany had his life turned upside down by the  ‘rush for gold’ of the 21st century.
Marco is the 27-year-old CEO of the largest bitcoin mining company in the world, Genesis Mining.
Trained as a mathematician, he dropped out of university to pursue his business idea.
Today, Genesis Mining boasts 300,00 daily customers, and prides itself of having created one of the most sustainable and profitable business models in the Bitcoin Cloud mining world.

What the #?!* is Bitcoin? | Jeremy Rubin | TEDxBeaconStreet

Jeremy Rubin, Technical Director of the MIT Bitcoin Project, is going to explain ‘what the bleep’ Bitcoin is and why he sees it as one of the most interesting innovations in modern computer science.
This eye opening talk from TEDxBeaconStreet won’t tell you what to think about cryptocurrency, but will leave you with the tools to parse this new and exciting landscape for yourself.
Hacker and MIT Junior Jeremy Rubin is known for his role in the MIT Bitcoin project, an initiative which offered every MIT undergraduate $100 in Bitcoin this fall and his award-winning project Tidbit, which is currently embroiled in a legal battle with the state of New Jersey.

What is the Internet of Things? And why should you care? | Benson Hougland | TEDxTemecula

There’s a new buzz phrase in tech circles these days: The Internet of Things.
And it’s promising to be bigger than the Internet and the World Wide Web ever was.
But what is it? And how will it impact our everyday lives? Will it help me? Should I be worried?
Benson Hougland has a passion for technology of all kinds that drives a deep desire to make his work and the world around him better.
His interests include making wine, making music, and making memories with family and friends in activities like boating, camping, and traveling.
Benson is a 17-year Temecula resident, husband, and father of two elementary school boys and an adult daughter.
As vice president at Opto 22, a local software developer and hardware manufacturer of products used in the industrial automation and information technology markets, he’s responsible for product evolution, marketing, training, and communications.

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IoT and Machine Learning – Changing the Future | Dr. Dennis Ong | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Dr. Ong is Distinguished Architect and Managing Principal at Verizon.
Previously, he served as Chief Architect and Director at Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent, Lucent, and AT&T.
He and his teams have launched many innovative and award-winning solutions combining the strengths of high tech companies and a multitude of start-up companies.
At Verizon, he is working with startups to utilize IoT and Machine Learning to create Smart City solutions to address the most challenging problems facing cities and municipalities.
At Nokia, he led a recently acquired start-up to develop the IoT IMPACT platform which received the “”Best IoT Innovation for Mobile Networks”” award at the 2017 Mobile World Congress.
At Alcatel-Lucent, he and his team collaborated with three start-ups, based in India, Israel, and Silicon Valley, in creating a highly scalable video optimization and analytics platform that served tens of millions of mobile subscribers worldwide.
At Lucent, he launched the first packet-based cellular small cell solution with a start-up in Boston.
Originally from Hong Kong, Dennis received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Ohio State University as University Fellow and MBA with honors from the University of Chicago.
He was an adjunct faculty at the Ohio State University.

Explaining Bitcoin to a Fifth Grader | George Donev | TEDxYouth@HPA

A simple explanation about a not so simple “currency”.

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