Blockchain as a Solution to Financial and Hardware Infrastructure Inefficiencies
Halsey Minor, tech and digital media entrepreneur, joins Santiago Velez, Co-Founder & R&D Division Lead for Block Digital, to discuss blockchain and its potential use as a core web infrastructure. Halsey describes, in detail, his background, what led up to the creation of Uphold, and VideoCoin and his entry into the blockchain space. He explains his first experience with cryptocurrency and his belief that it can create valuable opportunities by bringing applications even closer to their users via decentralization. Minor touches on the usefulness of blockchain architecture to open up access to underutilized hardware in a permissionless way. Finally, Minor explains a bit about the project he co founded, Public Mint, and its importance to the blockchain ecosystem. Filmed on September 3, 2020.