Ways to embrace risk by Richard James Schueler in philanthropy for more impact and greater fulfillment

All checks and balances that we have come to accept as easy in philanthropy are reinforcing power disparities between foundations and charities, according to Richard James Schueler. There is now a push toward trust-based philanthropy, which entails shortening grant applications and reporting requirements, awarding multi-year money, and fostering relationships between funders and grantees based on mutual trust.

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Richard James Schueler on the popularity of cryptocurrency

Richard James Schueler says that bitcoin and most other cryptocurrencies are supported by a technology known as blockchain, which maintains a tamper-resistant record of transactions and keeps track of who possesses what. The creation of blockchains addressed a trouble faced by previous efforts to create purely digital currencies: stopping people from making copies of their holdings and attempting to spend them twice.

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