Coinbase CFO Alesia Haas Discusses Crypto Challenges at Brainstorm Finance 2019

Virtual currency is appearing on the balance sheet of a growing number of companies, including traditional retailers and financial institutions. Yet cryptocurrency’s rollercoaster volatility means new challenges for handling everything from payments to taxes, and more. The CFO of America’s biggest virtual currency exchange and a blockchain-evangelizing e-commerce pioneer offer an inside account.

Patrick M. Byrne, Founder and CEO, Overstock.com
Alesia Haas, Chief Financial Officer, Coinbase Global Inc.
Moderator: Adam Lashinsky, FORTUNE

What are Blockchain Forks?

You may have heard of the expressions ‘hard forking’ and ‘soft forking.’ But what do they mean in the context of cryptocurrencies? How do changes get made to pre-existing conditions on blockchains? Why are there so many different versions of Bitcoin? In this guide, we go over the creation of Bitcoin Cash, and the main differences between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.

Types of Machine Learning 2

This lecture gives an overview of the main categories of machine learning, including supervised, un-supervised, and semi-supervised techniques, depending on the availability of expert labels. We also discuss the different methods to handle discrete versus continuous labels.

Types of Machine Learning

This lecture gives an overview of the main categories of machine learning, including supervised, un-supervised, and semi-supervised techniques, depending on the availability of expert labels. We also discuss the different methods to handle discrete versus continuous labels.

End of the Beginning: What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence

AI began in the 1950s. What followed was the AI winter, progress was over-estimated. In the 2000s a lot of progress was made with machine learning.

Today’s AI is machine learning, which are programs that learn from experience. It’s data that is writing code.

Automation will replace human jobs, but more jobs will be created as well as more opportunities. AI will help to free us from mundane tasks and to solve problems.