Blockchain

Why Most Blockchain Projects Are Bullshit – magic. – Medium

https://medium.com/helloitsmagic/why-most-blockchain-projects-are-bullshit-2e3918439270 And How to Spot the Ones That Aren’t This is a good overview to blockchains and mountains of bullshit talk circulating around it: “The key to separating uses with promise from bullshit projects is asking what can onlybe done with the specific features blockchains provide, and whether those things are worth doing or having.

16 Blockchain Disruptions (Infographic)

Blockchain technology is claimed to be according to blockchain proponents to be one of the most impactfull discoveries in the recent history. It is promised to have a massive potential to change how we handle online transactions. Despite some skeptics, the majority of experts agree that blockchain has the potential to disrupt the banking and

Do you need a blockchain? | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/19/do-you-need-a-blockchain/ Blockchain technology is set to have a profound impact on a wide variety of industries. Blockchain technology is still surrounded by its fair share of hype and uncertainty. It seems that the term blockchain has become a bit diluted as the hype has continued to bloom. There is an inherent risk that managers eager

5 blockchain trends to watch for in 2018 | The Enterprisers Project

https://enterprisersproject.com/article/2017/12/5-blockchain-trends-watch-2018?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Few new technologies have raised as much discussion as blockchain. One reason is the controversy, concern, and perceived opportunity around blockchain-based cryptocurrencies (such as bitcoin and ether) and crowdfunding via initial coin offerings (ICOs). But what is blockchain’s role in the enterprise?  This article gives some ideas to think about. Take those trends with grain of

One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses As Much Energy As Your House In a Week – Slashdot

https://m.slashdot.org/story/333535 It look like Bitcoin is not very “clean” technology: Bitcoin’s incredible price run to break over $7,000 this year has sent its overall electricity consumption soaring, as people worldwide bring more energy-hungry computers online to mine the digital currency.  Bitcoin miners burn through over 24 terawatt-hours of electricity annually. This averages out to a shocking 215

This Giant Infographic Compares Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Other Major Cryptocurrencies

http://www.visualcapitalist.com/comparing-bitcoin-ethereum-cryptos/ Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re probably aware that we’re in the middle of a cryptocurrency explosion. In one year, the value of all currencies increased a staggering 1,466% – and newer coins like Ethereum have even joined Bitcoin in gaining some mainstream acceptance. A major problem still exists for the layman: it’s

Bitcoin info graphic

Bitcoin is a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system called the first decentralized digital currency. It was released as open-source software in 2009.The system is peer-to-peer, and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary.These transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. On 1 August

Can Brave’s Bitcoin Payment Platform Save Online Publishing? – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/internet/can-braves-bitcoin-payment-platform-save-online-publishing Nice try to change Internet publishing. But the answer to question is no. First reason is that there is rule that if article headline asks yes/no type question, then answer is almost always no. Second reason is that I have seen over years many different attempts to do somewhat similar things and all failed.