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4:45 - 5:10 Brendan Eich

 

Closing Keynote: Commerce, Currency and Content in the 21st Century

 

Brendan Eich
President and CEO, Brave Software

 

Session Description

Brendan Eich, founder and CEO of Brave, aims to use digital tokens and blockchain technology to reinvent the way the web works to benefit users, publishers and advertisers. Eich, best known as the inventor of JavaScript and a former CEO of Mozilla, will discuss Brave’s initial coin offering of “attention tokens” on the Ethereum network; its support for bitcoin micropayments with an in-browser wallet; and the importance of financial privacy, censorship-resistant transactions and permissionless innovation in a digital economy. 

 


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