A Universal Library for Health Care: Health Data Meets Blockchain Technology

A Universal Library for Health Care: Health Data Meets Blockchain Technology

A Universal Library for Health Care:

Health Data Meets Blockchain Technology

The library catalog is a relic of days gone by, but in its prime, it was the best way to find what you were looking for at the library. The Dewey Decimal System (DDS) was a ordinary, yet specific classification system. A book gets an identification number based on its subject, author, title, and version. Read More

A gentle introduction to digital tokens, Bits on blocks

A gentle introduction to digital tokens, Bits on blocks

Bits on blocks

A gentle introduction to digital tokens

Digital tokens have come to the fore recently, firstly with excitement about cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, then with digital tokens being used to represent different assets on a blockchain. What are they? How can you digitise a token? Why is it significant? Read More

A fantasy of the 90s lives on: What GSTPA instructs us about blockchain – Pensions & Investments

A fantasy of the 90s lives on: What GSTPA instructs us about blockchain – Pensions & Investments

A fantasy of the ‘90s lives on: What GSTPA trains us about blockchain

Those of us with long memories in financial services recall the promise of a late 1990s industry initiative to bring standardization, transparency and efficiency to securities processing: The Global Straight-Through Processing Association. Read More

A Blockchain Q – A with Dell’s Shishir Vadhavkar

A Blockchain Q – A with Dell’s Shishir Vadhavkar

A Blockchain Q&A with Dell’s Shishir Vadhavkar

In this blog, we talk with Shishir Vadhavkar, Director Industry Solutions – Banking and Financial Services at Dell about IoT, the future of blockchain and more. Shishir will be speaking at the Blockchain World Congress this September in NYC.

What is Dell’s role in the blockchain adoption? Read More

A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the BIP one hundred forty eight UASF

A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the BIP one hundred forty eight UASF (updated)

This is a re-write of A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving a Coin-Split, specifically addressing issues associated with the upcoming BIP one hundred forty eight UASF. (Update: And the BCC launch.)

July 26th update: With BIP91 activated, it seems increasingly unlikely there will be a Bitcoin 148/Legacy Bitcoin split at all. Read More

A beginner’s guide to Ethereum tokens – The Coinbase Blog

A beginner’s guide to Ethereum tokens – The Coinbase Blog

A beginner’s guide to Ethereum tokens

What is an Ethereum token?

Before learning about Ethereum tokens, it is significant to very first understand the basics of Ethereum. Please see my beginner’s guide to Ethereum for those fresh to this concept entirely. Ethereum tokens are simply digital assets that are being built on top of the Ethereum blockchain. Read More

6 Trends From CoinDesk – s Fresh two thousand seventeen State of Blockchain Out Today

6 Trends From CoinDesk – s Fresh two thousand seventeen State of Blockchain Out Today

Five blockchain technologies to observe for in 2017

Mar 6, two thousand seventeen at 12:00 UTC by Bradley Miles

CoinDesk Research’s two thousand seventeen State of Blockchain report summarizes key trends, data and events in the public and enterprise blockchain sectors in 2016.

This article previews six of the key takeaways as identified by our research team. Read More

Five things you need to Know about Bitcoin in Nigeria – BTC Nigeria

Five things you need to Know about Bitcoin in Nigeria – BTC Nigeria

Five things you need to Know about Bitcoin in Nigeria

The very first question which comes to the mind of most but once answered can lead to you determining whether the digital currency will be able to meet your needs be they for consuming or investing. Bitcoin can be likened to the Naira on many levels. Read More

Five reasons to care about blockchain

Five reasons to care about blockchain

Five reasons to care about blockchain

Said Fihri, Associate Playmate, KPMG Luxembourg, and Chris Mills, Director, KPMG UK

Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers Technologies (DLT) are quickly and calmly disrupting the asset management industry. Here are five reasons why everyone in the value chain should be thinking cautiously about Blockchain and DLT. Read More

Trio Use Cases of How Blockchain Technology is already Unlocking Value

Trio Use Cases of How Blockchain Technology is already Unlocking Value

Three Use Cases of How Blockchain Technology is already Unlocking Value

B ack in 1988, political hip hop group Public Enemy penned a lyric that made marketing execs quiver: Don’t believe the hype. And it’s hard to even simply mention Blockchain without being caught up in its hype cycle. Widely known as the technology powering the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Blockchain has been hailed as the most significant chunk of technology to be invented since the Internet. Read More