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IBM Blockchain Tool To Serve As Argiculture Aid In Kenya

IBM is one of the biggest technology firms in the world and it has recently been announced, in partnership with the Nigerian agri-tech startup, Hello Tractor, a blockchain and AI-powered digital wallet and decision-making tool for the agriculture sector. According to the VP of emerging market solutions and director at IBM Research in Africa Solomon Assefa, the goal of the new tool is to "digitize, optimize, and streamline agricultural business processes to create efficiencies and new services from farm-to-fork around the world". The motivation for designing this new tool was to help smooth the current process which is far too...

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The Many Uses Of Blockchain Pt 2

Earlier today we did an article talking about a few uses for blockchain in the modern world in which we discussed money transfers and the technology behind blockchain. Now, we’re going to explore the positive green effect that blockchain can have as well as the implications blockchain technology has for solving the world’s homelessness crisis. Green Effect Some of the massive advantages that decentralised database technologies have been proven in New York where a new project is seeing several homeowners collaborate to install solar panels as part of a standalone network. The promising venture in Brooklyn is run by a...

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The Many Uses Of Blockchain Pt.1

It is commonly regarded that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are trading assets. Along with blockchain, they offer some groundbreaking uses in sectors like housing, energy and personal finance. Blockchain Technology Bitcoin and Litecoin might have changed a few people’s outlook on money in general, but the impact of these two cryptos has been biggest in unlikely areas, such as non-profit organisations which are trying to preserve and increase voter participation in democracies. Sovereign is a new startup launched by an organisation called Democracy Earth which uses blockchain technology to provide users with the flexibility in how they cast their votes....

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Now Recruiting Blockchain Developers

As the blockchain industry grows, the space for jobs and careers expands. Who’d have thought 20 years ago there would be jobs for experts in cryptocurrency? Who’d have imagined a role as a blockchain developer or engineer? The fact of the matter is that as the industry gets bigger, the need for a trained workforce grows too. If people don’t have the skills to operate in the industry then the industry will grow no more. According to new findings, however, this seems to be a trend that is being matched and that overall, people know they need to get themselves...

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Why Blockchain Is Going To Dominate 2019

Around ten years ago, the world experienced a financial crisis and during this time, Bitcoin was created and slowly but surely the first cryptocurrency gained a lot of traction while the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency is still speculative, blockchain has emerged to be one of the main technologies in the world which has a lot of expectations attached to it. People seem to be realising cryptos wide applications on a daily basis with blockchain continuing to grow in popularity too. Looking across the past year, there are some key moments when blockchain properly showed its colours and what it’s expected...

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