“May you live in interesting times.” As Robert F. Kennedy offered that phrase 45 years ago, it was a time of great danger and uncertainty, but one more open to creativity than any before. With the pandemic and work from home, with social media market manipulation, with cryptocurrencies and blockchain, we face challenges and opportunities. However, it’s difficult to keep up with changes impacting the profession when the conflicting information we receive is simplified at best, misleading at worst, and the results around us seem illogical. In this session, accounting technology futurist Eric E. Cohen will provide an update on the world of accounting, audit and tax technologies, with a special focus on cryptocurrencies (digital assets) and blockchain technology. If you are like me, your neighbors are saying, “Who let the DOGE out?” and wondering if the people from “Reddit” know what they are doing pumping up stocks. Learn more at this session. Qualifies for up to 1.5 CPE hours.