This Week in Blockchain 12.07.18

This Week in Blockchain 12.07.18

Proof is Necessary   With their alpha launch on the horizon, Proof has released this explainer video to offer you insights into how the platform operates. Co-founder Luigi D’Onorio DeMeo leads you through the steps necessary in helping combat false information online....
This Week in Blockchain 11.30.18

This Week in Blockchain 11.30.18

Hacker Blues   The continual problem of centralized data sources reared its ugly head as it was revealed that the Starwood guest reservation database was breached beginning in 2014. Personal information of 500 million guests are now in the hands of, well, who knows....
This Week in Blockchain 11.23.18

This Week in Blockchain 11.23.18

Climate Blues   One of the driving principles behind the creation of RChain is the fact that in the coming decades humans are going to need new social coordination technologies. Yet climate change isn’t in the future—its impact is felt on a daily basis. A...
This Week in Blockchain 11.16.18

This Week in Blockchain 11.16.18

Music (and Revenue) For All   Throughout history, there have been numerous means for supporting musicians. Over the last century, there have also been endless middlemen taking a cut of profits, beginning with the mass adoption of record players in the...
This Week in Blockchain 11.09.18

This Week in Blockchain 11.09.18

Cutting Down the Medical Paperwork   While there is a lot of focus on health care in America—who should have access to it; at what cost; pre-existing conditions—the frustrations of being in the system are less discussed. That doesn’t mean they’re not...
This Week in Blockchain 11.02.18

This Week in Blockchain 11.02.18

Wisdom of the Crowds   On her Medium page, Michele Leppard of Proof Media wites that we need better mechanisms for monitoring intentionally misleading information online—and blockchain can help. She cites a timely quote from Princeton University: Democratic methods,...