Metropolis of Philadelphia Chief Innovation Officer Mark Wheeler announced an initiative to convey blockchain expertise to metropolis authorities on Monday. The venture has invited folks working within the blockchain and sensible contracts house to contact workers engaged on the venture to see how crypto expertise might be helpful inside municipal authorities. Wheeler tweeted that he was impressed by the blockchain ahead efforts of Miami, the place Mayor Francis Suarez has touted city specific crypto tokens as a possible substitute for taxes and has opted to receive his next paycheck in bitcoin.
— Mark Wheeler (@Wheelmrk) November 8, 2021
The town’s web site incorporates a background informationally part about crypto that features Satoshi Nakamoto’s bitcoin white paper, Vatalik Buterin’s Ethereum white paper, a 21 minute introductory video from Andreessen Horowtiz and a hyperlink to the Web3 basis website. There isn’t a set timeline for the way lengthy the exploratory section of the gambit will final. Wheeler said “I’m attempting to get an excellent sense of the use circumstances, and why there might be a worth proposition right here, and that’s what the web site is all about. We’re prepared to speak.” in an interview with StateScoop.
The town of concord is simply the newest municipal Authorities to enter the crypto sphere. Monday’s launch comes on the heels of newly elected NYC Mayor Eric Adam’s announcement that he hopes crypto literacy will be taught in public schools. Following Suarez’s lead, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor plans to accept her next paycheck in bitcoin as properly. In the meantime Jackson, TN introduced it could investigate the adoption of crypto payments again in April.