Jacob Oliver

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Bentonville, AR

Jacob Oliver

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Bentonville, AR
Jacob is a former college English instructor who first encountered the radical potential of blockchain technology in 2017. Since then, he has worked as a consultant for multiple startups in the space while simultaneously pursuing his Ph.D. in English at the University of Washington. He is the University of Chicago’s foremost authority on Elvis.
  • Palau to Offer Digital Residency Worldwide

    People

    The Republic of Palau has revealed that it is launching a “digital residency program” in coordination with Cryptic Labs. Dubbed Root Name System (RNS), the blockchain-based residency and ID system...

  • Serum Is Raising $100M for DeFi on Solana

    News

    Serum, a leading order book-based decentralized exchange on Solana, has raised $70 million out of a planned $100 million. The funds will go toward growing Serum itself as well as...

  • A Week in the Metaverse: Miami Art Week 2021 Reviewed

    Opinion

    Crypto Briefing explores the NFT and Metaverse events coinciding with Miami Art Week 2021. On the Ground at Miami Art Week Miami in the winter months is a magical place....

  • Four Beatles NFTs Are up for Auction This Week

    News

    The Voices of Classic Rock (VOCR) archive has announced a new series of non-fungible tokens featuring The Beatles. Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles! The collection consists of a total of four...

  • Miami Mayor Reveals Plans for “Bitcoin Yield” to Residents

    News

    Francis Suarez, Mayor of Miami, suggested in an interview this morning that a “Bitcoin yield” for city residents may soon be on the way. The initiative is part of Suarez’s...

  • Tampa Mayor Open to Accepting Pay in Bitcoin

    News

    Tampa mayor Jane Castor implied on Twitter today that she may be willing to accept at least a portion of her pay in Bitcoin. The news appears to derive from...

  • Stablecoin Report Released by Key U.S. Advisory Panel

    News

    A highly-anticipated report from the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets was released today. The report urged swift legislative action to extend federal oversight to the rapidly-growing stablecoin market. PWG...

  • Coinbase Outages Reported

    News

    Several Twitter users have taken to the social media platform to complain of outages in Coinbase support for several altcoins today, including Shiba Inu (SHIB), which reached a new all-time...