Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank

Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. In this opinion piece, one of a weekly series of columns , Casey assess the unorthodox role that multilateral organizations can play in developing blockchain technology. At first glance, the World Bank looks like an ill-suited partner for any self-respecting blockchain developer intent on disrupting the financial order. This isn’t just a bank , it’s one that’s owned by the world’s governments. It would seem the very embodiment of the centralized third party that Satoshi Nakamoto sought […]