It was the largest Bitcoin event in the world and the first major in-person crypto conference since the pandemic started. The jargon, the liquor and the millionaire talk flowed.
The city might be sinking, but Mayor Francis Suarez is still luring tech bros there.
Silicon Valley techies and Wall Street titans have bought homes and moved businesses there in the pandemic, coaxed by an eager mayor.
The chaos of the last two weeks offers an opportunity to rethink the role of technology in our lives.
“There is no zealot like a convert,” said a small-town Republican mayor who has embraced masks since catching the virus.
People got sick — and some died — after attending crowded parties and theme parks in Florida as the coronavirus spread.