Lucinda Michele Knapp
Columnist, ETHNews | email@example.com
Lucinda Michele Knapp is a journalist with over fifteen years of experience covering tech, art, and culture in Los Angeles. Her articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety, and Out Magazine among others. She spins fire, dispenses grammar advice, and knows kung fu.
May 12th, 2018
While they were at EDCON 2018 in Toronto, key developers and instrumental players in the Ethereum ecosystem met to talk about Ethereum’s growing pains. But we’re not talking about scaling a blockchain. We’re talking about scaling a heretofore undefined system of governance for a rapidly growing, diverse community.
May 8th, 2018
Everyone's favorite Friendly Finality Gadget doesn’t replace mining; it just provides Ethereum with increased security. But will it lead to greater centralization? Its creators have tried to ensure it does not.
May 6th, 2018
In a search for justice, technology is an answer – an incomplete answer – to the question of what is right.
Apr 29th, 2018
Excited neophytes think that so-called “smart” contracts may be a panacea for all transactional or data management activities that take place in a developing technological ecosystem. It’s a mistaken assumption, but still a noble goal that could yield unexpected dividends.
Apr 18th, 2018
J. Christopher Giancarlo’s recent speech at Vanderbilt University Law School underlined “the relevance of a principles-based approach to legal education” that is built into the architecture of decentralized networks of distributed wealth and power. He pointed out that millennials and Gen Z expect change to be “driven by technological disintermediation of distrusted institutions.”
Mar 21st, 2018
The G20 summit in Argentina closed its session with a directive for future development of crypto-asset and blockchain standards, protections, and innovation.
Mar 17th, 2018
While individual blockchain endeavors have spun up from Lithuania to Switzerland, there is an effort to create a far-reaching blockchain that will span Europe.
Feb 13th, 2018
A petition to the House Ethics Committee requests lawmakers declare their virtual currency holdings.
Jan 12th, 2018
The troubled exchange is being sued for allegedly making deceptive statements and false promises, attempting to skirt legal liability, and planning to leave customers holding the bag.
Nov 18th, 2017
The banking giant’s CIO joins its other leaders in denouncing cryptocurrency as unstable and insignificant.
Nov 3rd, 2017
With Goldman Sachs’ consideration to bring bitcoin into the fold, banking giants in the US and Europe that have been worried about a bitcoin bubble may be more inclined to adopt cryptocurrencies down the line.
Oct 31st, 2017
Unlike those of some other nations, Australia’s central bank expressed tolerance for cryptocurrencies, and claims that blockchain has the potential for widespread use. However, the full-scale national adoption of blockchain systems that is considered inevitable by some may be a ways off.
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