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Blockchain, Tokenization, And A Social Network For Social Good

A double danger looms over the Blockchain revolution: First is that it continues to be eclipsed by Bitcoin, owing to its pioneering role, by the unduly overemphasized speculative attitude towards crypto-currencies; and Second, that its technology be cartelized by GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon — the 4 most powerful American technology companies).  In the face of these two dangers, Blockchain for Good stands as a particularly viable alternative. Truth be told, for ten years now the crypto-currency tree has been hiding the Blockchain Forest. It's about time that we got around that tree and ventured deep into the forest;...

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Will The World Bow To Blockchain?

Since 2009, Blockchain has guided the innovation of new technologies and digital currencies across the globe. However, despite its incredible growth, Blockchain still battles to gain the same respect as some of its technological predecessors. There are many who do not believe in this advancement in technology and are still trying to come to terms with its adoption in the modern world. PwC conducted a survey among executives last year and found that 84% said that their companies were using Blockchain in some way, shape or form. However, 45% of the people who responded announced that their main concern is...

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View the Bitcoin Blockchain First Hand in 3D

The team at Symphony of Blockchains on IOHK has just posted an update on their project Symphony 2.0 which shows off a brand new way we look at Bitcoins blockchain, 3D. Announcing the news through a post on Cardano’s forum, at the start of last week, Symphony 2.0 is set to be an attempt to represent the Bitcoin blockchain in a manner that is both engaging, intriguing and entertaining while transforming abstract concepts into tangible sensory information. Aside from creating something very cool, the team felt that it was a necessity in order to utilise sounds like a signature for...

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Bitcoin’s Smartphone Revolution

Smartphones manufacturers are starting to have a significant interest in blockchain technologies and of course, in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Manufacturers such as Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Sony and HTC have all recently been linked with major blockchain developments that could see a huge level of cryptocurrency adoption within their flagship products set to be launched over the next few years. Smartphones are great, any of us own them and frankly, many of us couldn’t live without them. Smartphones often allow us to make FIAT payments really easily with the use of NFC technology combined with mobile banking apps, therefore the...

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Is Blockchain Inspiring A Medical Revolution?

Use cases for blockchain technology have accelerated over the past couple of years. Gone are the days when blockchain was simply a side word for Bitcoin, now, the blockchain is paving a career of its own within a number of exciting industries, from security and logistics, to the environment and even health care. We just need to look as far as projects like VeChainThor to see this health care revolution in action. VeChain provides an excellent example for this, since they have been involved in a number of medical research projects in China, most importantly a new vaccine audit trial...

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