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What’s the relationship between crypto and your everyday life? How can you benefit from the increasing levels of crypto adoption around the world? How can you use crypto in a safe and secure way? These are the types of questions we aim to answer on Blocks Decoded.

Our audience aren’t crypto fanatics, technical geeks, or investment wizards. Blocks Decoded is for the average person—someone who is aware of crypto’s growth but doesn’t know what it means for them or how they can get involved.

We focus exclusively on helping end-users to learn, grow, and interact with the crypto world. It’s your crypto, it’s your life.

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Meet the Team

Dan Price
Dan is the Managing Editor of Blocks Decoded. He has a background in both finance and technology and holds professional qualifications from the UK's Chartered Insurance Institute, including a Certificate in Discretionary Investment Management and a Diploma in Financial Planning. In his early career, Dan worked for more than five years as a private financial consultant, advising clients on investments, fund portfolios, and long-term savings. Today, Dan also writes for MakeUseOf. He started at the company in January 2014 and has gone on to hold several key positions in the organization.

Gavin Phillips
Gavin is an Editor and the SEO Manager for Blocks Decoded. He’s been invested in Bitcoin since 2010 and has contributed to several crypto and blockchain publications, including Envilope. Gavin loves real-world applications of blockchain technology, such as Civic and uPort, and how blockchain technology can help protect privacy. Gavin is also a Senior Writer for MakeUseOf.

Joe Coburn
Joe is a senior software developer with a degree in computer science from the University of Lincoln, UK. He is currently a Senior Writer for Blocks Decoded. Formerly, he was on the editorial team. As a writer at MakeUseOf, Joe has seen his work shared by Adobe, the Arduino Foundation, and Lifehacker. He has collaborated with Anker, BenQ, iStock, Ledger, Ultimate Ears, and many more. Joe loves all aspects of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, particularly the technical details.

James Frew
James is a Staff Writer for Blocks Decoded and an Editor for MakeUseOf. He is a proponent of technology; he wants it to be affordable, accessible, and safe for everyone. Through his tech writing, he quickly became aware of the problems that centralization of business and data creates for users. It’s this realization that sparked his interest in decentralized platforms and the blockchain. He is now keenly fascinated in blockchain technologies with a focus on security, privacy, and societal benefit.

Joe Keeley
Joe is a Staff Writer for Blocks Decoded. He is amazed at the rapidly changing world of blockchain technology and is keen to help others learn all about it. Joe is also a Senior Writer for MakeUseOf.

James Hirtz
James is a contributing writer for Blocks Decoded and a staff writer at MakeUseOf. He enjoys exploring the world of cryptocurrency and its trends; he also loves discussing the practical and theoretical applications of digital financing with others.

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    For general site enquires, send a message to Dan Price.
    For technical difficulties, contact James Bruce.
    For business and advertising-related enquiries, please email Jackson Chung.