About the author
Derek Self is a Chicago-based writer and artist. He founded a digital publication in 2016 and has written extensively about emerging technologies, blockchain disruption, and the latest trends in fintech. As a professional actor and musician, he relies on his phone to memorize lines and connect with drummers who forget rehearsal times. Bookmarks on his laptop: Ableton Live forum, Coinbase, Playbill, TechCrunch, Dawes artist page on Spotify.