Consensus 2018. 8400 Bitcoinentusiaster i New York i veckan kan inte ha fel. I alla fall inte mycket.

Den som händelsevis inte skulle tro att Bitcoin och Blockchain inte är en av de största och hetaste teknologierna någonsin idag bör tänka på att hela 8400 entusiaster samlades New York i veckan för den stora Consensusmässan sponsrade av Coindesk. Mer på den här länken

When Thousands Filled a Hilton Ballroom to Ponder the Future of Bitcoin. A gathering in New York this week for Consensus 2018, a blockchain-themed event, had all of the trappings of a modern business conference — a sign that the once-fringe world is increasingly going mainstream.

While Consensus attracted many people like Mr. Kaye, the gathering, which was held at Hilton in Midtown Manhattan, had all the typical trappings of a modern American business conference: hotel-catered lunch wraps, networking mixers and schwag. One needed to only look at some of the event’s exhibitors, like Deloitte, Microsoft, KPMG and IBM, to recognize that blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin — once the province of a small group of outsiders — had entered the mainstream.