Episode 72: What Does Blockchain Have to Do with Localization?

with Renato and Michael on Jan 30, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Blockchain and Localization

In this episode of Globally Speaking, we speak to both Robert Etches and Michael Casey about blockchain, a new technology gathering buzz in the industry. We cover, among other things, how blockchain is a ‘truth’ machine, giving power to the people by removing the dependency on intermediaries. Tune in to hear more about this collective record-keeping system and how it might be used in the localization industry.

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About Robert Etches and Michael Casey

Robert Etches is the CEO of Exfluency, which is a language-ledger marketplace that facilitates the buying and selling of multilingual communication. During his career, he’s been an innovation consultant and head of translation innovation for several businesses in Denmark.

Michael Casey is an advisor at the Digital Currency Initiative at MIT Media Lab and a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He’s currently building a distributed, global video content company to tell stories about innovation and disruptive new technologies.

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