blockchain

The underlying distributed ledger technology (DLT) of cryptocurrency infrastucture that allows data to be stored on multiple decentralized clusters of computers

Crowdsourcing for the Evolution of a Decentralized Web

Crowdsourcing for the Evolution of a Decentralized Web

This article summarises the development of the internet to the current scenario where so many interactions are dominated by dealing with global tech giants. As data has become a more and more valuable commodity, those giants are fuelling a roaring trade using our...

In Blockchain We Trust

In Blockchain We Trust

Tech headlines today herald the potential impact of blockchain technology on industries such as crowdsourcing, transportation, and inter-company collaboration (supply chains). We’re inundated today with projects targeting these markets and many people think it’s quite...

Boldest Blockchain Platforms

Boldest Blockchain Platforms

From unknown, to renowned, to unknown again, blockchain technology’s past year has been tumultuous. Optimism abounded at the beginning of 2018. A technological revolution was happening. However, the outcome of that revolution was much more sobering. Today, in the...

Banks in a Blockchain Future

Banks in a Blockchain Future

The banking industry has always been perceived as a bedrock of economic stability, but it is experiencing disruption at an increasing pace. A sea change in finance is being driven by technology, which is both expanding service capabilities and reshaping client...

What is Cryptocurrency?

What is Cryptocurrency?

You can’t look in the news today without some Bitcoin enthusiast or some dumbfounded reporter trying to make sense of cryptocurrencies. It’s seemingly replaced Game of Thrones as the subject of every coffee shop conversation, yet very few actually understand the...

67 INSANE FACTS ABOUT BITCOIN

67 INSANE FACTS ABOUT BITCOIN

[INFOGRAPHIC – UPDATED JANUARY 2018] Bitcoin is a virtual currency that uses Blockchain technology for secure payments and storing money electronically, without requiring a bank or a person’s name. Satoshi Nakamoto created this cryptocurrency back in 2009. The biggest...

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

In Part 1 we looked at decentralization of electricity generation, largely due to the availability of affordable equipment for domestic-scale production from renewable sources. Part 2 looks at the distribution side of the industry, where digitization will enable...