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Tax Day is Here: How Should You File Your Crypto?

New students of blockchain and cryptocurrency often complain that the field’s vocabulary is too complicated and its ideas too complicated. Learning about the coins and protocols is complicated, yet most...
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Voice of the Customer: Using Blockchain to Turn Feedback Into Action

Mainstream tech companies are notorious for their unwillingness to listen to users. The giants of our modern digital landscape — from Amazon to Facebook to Uber — have all made...
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Wachsman Hosts Inaugural Book Club

Friday, March 29 marked the first meeting of Wachsman’s “Culture Corner” book club. Our inaugural pick was Viet Thanh Nguyen’s 2016 Pulitzer winner, The Sympathizer. Seven Wachsman employees met in...
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The Plentiful Virtues of Digital Scarcity

Scarcity receives scarce praise. In today’s society, we celebrate abundance: a car in every garage, a chicken in every pot, a computer on every desk, and a smartphone in every...
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Employee Spotlight: David Gillespie

In our monthly “Wachsman Employee Spotlight” series, we aim to highlight one member of our global team to provide you an inside look into the Wachsman family. This week, we’ve...
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A New Era of Digital Literacy: Using Blockchain for Workplace Success

When we think of the term “digital literacy,” our first inclination is to think of Baby Boomers and Gen Xers grappling with the nuances of twenty-first century technology — much...
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The Importance of Good Messaging in Building a Brand

Ask anyone in business: success is all about messaging. A company could have a world-class product and an ironclad long-term strategic plan, but without a tailored vision for communications, it’s...
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Value Off the Chain: Blockchain and User Experience

The earliest users of blockchain technology were an unusually sophisticated group: They were members of a “cypherpunk” mailing list with interests in economics, cryptography, and programming. Though Satoshi Nakamoto and...
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Wachsman Employee Spotlight: Jesse Platz

In our new “Wachsman Employee Spotlight” series, we aim to highlight one member of our global team to provide you an inside look into the Wachsman family. This week, we’ve...
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How Blockchain Fits into Other Emerging Tech

Society is constantly changing. The world that we inherited from our parents looks drastically different from the one they inherited from their parents. It’s a fact of life — a...
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Wachsman Partners with Irish Government for Blockchain Hackathon

On January 25-27, Wachsman partnered with Irish government’s Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and Department of Finance to present BlockAthon Ireland, a comprehensive hackathon purposed to discuss the real-world...
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Answering One of Blockchain’s Biggest Questions: Anonymity or Pseudonymity?

In its first few years, blockchain achieved a paradoxical sort of renown: Cryptocurrency became famous for its perceived anonymity. Bitcoin, the argument went, was so thoroughly secured by advanced cryptography,...
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Stablecoins: A Solid New Link in the Blockchain

The first wave of cryptocurrency investors emphasized blockchain technology’s potential to create an ever-appreciating store of value. The most dedicated digital asset investors had their eyes on the long term:...
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The Role of Transparency in Blockchain

Congratulations. You’ve just purchased a new pair of sunglasses online that are now being delivered directly to your doorstep. Two days later, the doorbell rings. You rush downstairs, grab your...
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Blockchain isn’t a Panacea: Understanding the Technology’s Role and Limitations

A look at Wachsman’s rapidly-expanding client list demonstrates just how many roles blockchain technology can play in today’s economic, technological, political, and even cultural climate. Blockchain can help citizens find...
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