As an avid reader of both science-fiction and political theory I often wonder if nascent Blockchain technologies will substantially alter the governance of the liberal democracy we live in.
Blockchains have been hailed as a technology that could alter everything. From the basics of our financial systems to the way we interact with our home appliances or enter rental contracts. The technology has ground-breaking abilities to transparently link value, identities,...
Year 9500 BC (Before Christ). In the fertile Tigris — Euphrates river basin, mankind developed one of the most important technologies in its history; the art and science of cultivating plants and animals. The invention of agriculture was key for developing a sedentary human civilization. It enabled Sumer farmers to accumulate a large surplus of grains and other crops, which in turn enabled them to from urban settlements like the city of Uruk, one of the...
Dear Crypto Enthusiasts:
The DeFi ecosystem is literally going through the roof.
While the world is heading to the worst economic recession of the century,
DeFi reaches the milestone of USD 2.8b total value locked and growing by the minute. Not only this figure is an All Time High figure, but more importantly, is growing exponentially:Total value locked in the system increased 2x in the last month!
What is happening here?
Hello Crypto Enthusiasts:
In this article we are going to explore an essential piece of technology that you will need to get familiar with: Cryptowallets. What are they?
A blockchain wallet is a piece of software that you will need to manage your cryptocurrencies and digital assets. With a wallet, you can receive, store and spend your digital funds, but also interact with smart contracts and more complex decentralized applications that run on a blockchain.
Dear fellow crypto enthusiasts,
After our introductory Webinar to Decentralized Finance many of our users have asked us: what is the best way to get started into crypto? How to get started into DeFi?
The first step is to get some cryptoassets. There are several ways to acquire them, in this article we are going to talk about Crypto Exchanges. They will be your first gateway into the crypto economy so it is good to understand how they work. We will also discuss...
On several WhatsApp groups I am subscribed to a joke sarcastically captured the spirit of the moment on innovation:
What triggered technological change in your organization?
The IT Department
The Agile Team
As is the case with most jokes, this one is based on true facts: public and private sector alike are running against the clock to implement technological changes that may ease the...
An alternative financial system emerges in turbulent times.
The COVID-19 epidemic keeps spreading throughout the planet. At the times of writing, we reach 2m confirmed infections in >180 countries and 120k deaths. And the concerns about the most severe economic recession since the Great Depression keep growing.
Governments worldwide have implemented unprecedented measures trying to control the spread: nationwide lockdowns, closing down schools, restaurants and businesses as...
Some days ago, Spanish authorities struggling to control the COVID-19 outbreak found out that many of the Corona-tests they had bought were unacceptably flawed. All fingers pointed to a supplier who had not been licensed by the government.
The Corona-crisis has in fact been said to threaten with supply-chain disruptions that could endanger both businesses and the livelihoods of millions of people.
A number of aspects have been identified...