The Future of Money & Technology Event
held earlier this month in SF Japantown, featured talks from mobile payments to a futurist panel discussion on money moderated by Dan Robles
. But, Bitcoin is just the hottest thing in the bar right now as far as chatter goes. Recently, it has cooled in value from a high of $1278.00 on Dec 1 to $706.96
at time of press). We present excerpts from the morning session on Bitcoin from Micky Malka
of Bitcoin foundation and Carmen Medina
of Deloitte Consulting. Check it out.
"Bitcoin as a protocol resembles TCP/IP in 1992. In where we are now is looking at the first layer of web browsers"
"(Bitcoin) It is a protocol for money"
"why nation-backed currency is important is because it is nation-backed currency"