Bruce Haring

Bruce Haring

Bruce Haring has been a staffer at USA Today, Associated Press, Billboard, Variety and other major publications and online sites during his long journalism career. His interest in technology dates to the BBS days of online communication, and he has been covering its development and affects on business for more than 25 years.

Haring is the author of six books, including the award-wnning "Off The Charts: Ruthless Days and Reckless Nights Inside the Music Industry," and wrote the first book on the MP3 phenomenon that nearly overturned the music industry.

He is the founder and director of many live events, including the DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books; the Aliens to Zombies Convention; the Young Professionals in Energy International Summit, and the New York, Paris, Hollywood, San Francisco and London book festivals.

Recent posts by Bruce Haring

Blockchain’s Poseidon Foundation Names Four To Advisory Board

Job Appointments | April 18, 2018 By:

 The Poseidon Foundation, a non-profit that empowers individuals to offset the carbon impact of their lifestyle choices using blockchain technology to integrates carbon markets into everyday retail transactions at the point-of-sale, has named four new people to its board of advisors.

Poseidon allows users to direct funds to individual projects and share their positive impact with friends via social media platforms. 


Scholars Circle Radio Show Tackles International Cryptocurrency Issues

Education, FinTech, News, Regulation | April 18, 2018 By:

Syndicated radio show The Scholars Circle  is an international forum for explorations of science, politics and other issues. A recent broadcast hosted by author and University of Auckland professor Dr. Maria Armoudian tackled the questions surrounding the worldwide cryptocurrency industry. Will cryptocurrency profoundly alter the monetary system?


Blockchain Patenting Strategies – Some Basic Ammunition

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Blockchain, Education | April 17, 2018 By:

Clients will sometimes ask whether they can patent recording real estate deeds (or some other general business action) on the blockchain. My answer to this question in the context of today’s environment is a straightforward “no”. We are in the midst of a patenting frenzy around blockchain technologies and many of the basic ideas around implementing various legal,