Blockchain Now!

Reuter’s reports that Germany’s justice and finance ministries have proposed to launch a state-run register to boost the use of blockchain. We’ve seen these same efforts repeated with other governments across the …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency.  “Crypto” meaning encoded; “currency” meaning money.  It was invented by someone named Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009.  He was trying to solve the problems of digital currency …

On Leaving the Poor Box Unattended

It’s difficult to think what the advantages and new possibilities are for blockchain because we don’t think about strangers being trusted partners, especially on the internet.  We assume everyone is potentially a …

Blockchain: Not a Bubble

Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, is a big deal.  Huge.  Blockchain offers a degree of security, trust, and anonymity, so often sought in contracts and financial dealings, …

171130 Selling Certainty

Blockchain technology, the basis for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has been broadly acclaimed for what it does: create trustworthy, distributed, decentralized networks.  Until now we have relied on centralized clearinghouses …