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I'm CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. I was named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology and I co-host "Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett." You can see me weekly on Good Day New York, where I cover tech and business, or catch my regular commentaries on CNN and CNBC. I write a weekly column for Adweek, and my latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller.
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There Are Cross-chains in Your Blockchain Future

Are you wondering why it is taking so long for blockchain to become as ubiquitous as AI or IoT? One of the biggest stumbling blocks (pardon the pun) is that Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, and the vast majority of other blockchains are proprietary ecosystems (walled gardens) that cannot easily share data or exchange value with other blockchains. This is not a new problem, but there are new, well-funded solutions emerging with exciting roadmaps that point to explosive growth in the near-term. Here’s a quick overview of some projects that have my attention. Continue Reading →

Is Adam Aron a cryptomaniac?

AMC Entertainment chairman-CEO Adam Aron tweeted that in addition to Bitcoin (BTC), the chain will expand its crypto acceptance plans to include Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) for U.S. movie tickets and concessions ordered online by the end of the year, which again raises a very personal question: How do I feel about buying a slice of pizza and a Diet Coke with four (4) bitcoins back in April 2011? Continue Reading →