Money Reimagined: Crypto’s Diversity Problem

A few years ago, when MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini was leading an interactive digital art project, she found the facial recognition technology it employed was far better at recognizing her lighter-skinned MIT colleagues.   The discovery sent Buolamwini on…

Bitcoin ATM Growth May Be a Boon for Money Launderers

As the number of bitcoin ATMs soars, one crypto analytics firm suggests they are increasingly being used to sidestep anti-money laundering (AML) controls. In its Spring report, published earlier this month, analytics company CipherTrace found bitcoin ATMs were frequently used…