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Wall Street’s Crypto Embrace Shows in Crowd at Miami Conference

June 7, 2021, 5:10 PM

At the massive Bitcoin conference in Miami this past weekend, artists peddled frightening anti-establishment paintings, including portraits of Janet Yellen and Steve Mnuchin with blood running down their faces. The Winklevoss brothers -– of “The Social Network” fame –- explored the utility of Bitcoin on Mars. And Tony Hawk, the legendary skateboarder and crypto booster, gave a halfpipe demonstration.

But for all the eccentricities and counter-culture overtones, the most distinguishing new feature of the event -– supposedly Bitcoin’s largest ever with at least 12,000 tickets sold -– may have been the subtle proliferation of business casual. ...