Walmart and Blockchain

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-18/wal-mart-tackles-food-safety-with-test-of-blockchain-technology If you shop at Wal-Mart, you might be buying packaged produce unlike any ever sold in a U.S. store. The sliced apples or cut broccoli — the merchant won’t say what’s involved exactly — are being used to test blockchain, a new database technology. If successful, the trial could change how Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,Continue reading “Walmart and Blockchain”

Blockchain Disrupts Election

This Is How the Blockchain Will Disrupt The Election System The presidential election of 2016 is a watershed event in American and global politics. This is true for a number of reasons. What interests me most as a technologist working with blockchains, especially Ethereum , is the mounting evidence we’ve seen through its lens thatContinue reading “Blockchain Disrupts Election”

I Can Do What Now?!

An essay on the implications of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology as understood by a tech simpleton. Despite having grown up on a diet of technological accessibility, the only command I have over a computer is playing games, sending email, or surfing the occasional web site.  Also I don’t really use Twitter or even Facebook. AndContinue reading “I Can Do What Now?!”

Latest Updates : Another Stream of Consciousness

I have bunch of new links to post.  Also, I have taken a Bitcoin Class by Scott Driscoll on PluralSight.   My favorite block chain developer platform : https://chain.com/ Op-Ed: What Is the True Meaning of “Decentralization” in Blockchain Technology? https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoins-are-not-tied-up-on-the-lightning-network-say-creators-poon-and-dryja-2460559109 The Lightning Network is viewed by many as a serious improvement for Bitcoin in termsContinue reading “Latest Updates : Another Stream of Consciousness”

Updated: Chain Core : What Every Developer Needs to Get Started With Block Chain – http://www.chain.com

Updated: As a follow up, in less than an hour, using Chain Core, I created some digital assets, created some users, and executed some trades.  Nice job https://chain.com/ https://chain.com/docs/core/get-started/five-minute-guide I really like the Chain.com implementation of the blockchain.   It reminds me of running Apache Tomcat of the first time back in 1999.  The developerContinue reading “Updated: Chain Core : What Every Developer Needs to Get Started With Block Chain – http://www.chain.com”

Bitcoin News #27

World Crypto Network     Streamed live on Oct 23, 2016 Bitcoin news for the week of Oct 17th with @theonevortex, @Tone_LLT, @AnselLindner, @alex_sterk & special guest @Renegadeinvestoruk ——————————————————– We are talking with Edward Blake the creator of http://www.renegadeinvestor.co.uk/. -Introductions -Is ViaBTC gaining any ground? Are we worried ViaBTC might block the segwit fork? -R3Continue reading “Bitcoin News #27”