Coined: Semantics, Bitcoin, and Law

Semantics are the human window into the language of thought. The existing financial terms are in place as ideals and generally accepted principles that businesses are supposed to know and abide by in order to provide consumer protection. The proposed BitLicense by the NYDFS is a perfect example of where existing financial terms overlook the capabilities of blockchain technology. The … Continue reading Coined: Semantics, Bitcoin, and Law


This past weekend I participated in the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon. I arrived at the Metreon on Friday around 4:30, found team members and in 48 hours we built a working mobile app on the Salesforce1 platform. This application was called Cointract. Cointract allows Salesforce users to trade assets through b2b and p2p contracts with no middleman … Continue reading Cointract

Bitcoin 2.0: Decentralized Asset Transfer

Bitcoin's Killer Apps -'s Blog -  by Adam Ludwin Some ideas for native bitcoin apps - by Chris Dixon Bitcoin 2.0 relates to the non-currency use cases of the Bitcoin blockchain as a distributed ledger for tracking ownership of various other assets. These have been coined as native applications or use cases that would not be … Continue reading Bitcoin 2.0: Decentralized Asset Transfer

Salesforce1 and Bitcoin is the leader in customer relationship management (CRM). The Salesforce.com1 platform allows you to make you own applications on the Salesforce platform. These enterprise grade solutions and CRM applications could spark a new wave of business-to-business applications for merchants and retailers that would make Bitcoin a more seamless and secure payment system. Salesforce1 + Heroku  The … Continue reading Salesforce1 and Bitcoin

BitLicense Proposal Overview and Comment

This is Part 1 of 2 of my Overview and Comment of the BitLicense proposal by the New York State Department of Financial Services. Please note, it is not word for word the proposal but it does go over the major rules and regulations proposed in sections 200.1 - 200.15. Some parts are exactly as … Continue reading BitLicense Proposal Overview and Comment