21 February 2020

Amanda Liu

General Manager, OAX Foundation
  • Decentralized finance allows cryptographic assets and blockchains to issue, trade and hold financial assets. Photo: Bloomberg

    What is DeFi?

    - Feb 3, 2020 4:34pm
    As blockchain has continued to evolve over the last few years, we’ve seen a progression of key trends. Having shifted focus from different forms of digital currency to exchanges, and initial coin offerings (ICOs) to initial...
  • As with any new technology, the success of blockchain will depend on how users perceive it, adopt it, and interact with it, says the author. Graphic: Reuters

    What needs to happen for blockchain to become mainstream

    - Nov 13, 2019 9:33am
    The early enthusiasm for blockchain and the virtual assets it supports, while still felt by a large and active community, has also given way to disappointment and cynicism in some quarters. At this point in blockchain’s short...
  • Blockchain technology has been touted as the gateway to a cashless society, the solution to the limitations of fiat currencies, and the means to promote personal autonomy. Photo: Reuters

    Crypto: Utopian visions and reality

    - Oct 31, 2019 11:17am
    Perhaps it is blockchain’s early associations with libertarian ideologies that tends to give it a sense of utopian promise. Or it could be its potential to change the ways industries and services work that inspire predictions...