Blockchain

Blockchain-related articles on Data Driven Investor (DDI).

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Is this the time to change the systems that underpin society?

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Be the change that you wish to see in the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi Firstly, I want to thank the The5CsofBusiness, who inspired me to write this article on creating a better world by providing thought-provoking...
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Blockchain Reduces Risk and Costs in Trading Commodities

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This article is the second in a series on exogenous and endogenous assets tracked on the blockchain. For a definition of these topics, as well as a general discussion about distributed ledger technologies (DLTs),...
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Can a Stablecoin Jeopardize the Position of Bitcoin in the Crypto Space?

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Stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency designed primarily to maintain a stable market value. It’s recognizable by the fact that it’s tied to something that has a relatively stable price. It can be related...
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The Future of Blockchain

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It has been almost over a decade since Nakamoto invented the first ever blockchain. At that time, he did not explicitly mention blockchain, but the concept was about peer to peer electronic transactions of...
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Amid COVID-19 Pandemics, Private Hospitals and Clinics are going out of Business: What is...

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As Coronavirus pandemics are spreading across the United States, it is also straining the country’s healthcare resources. As it is putting the medical delivery system to the test, the nation’s collective response to the...
Ethical Blockchain

Who Really Uses Ethical Blockchain?

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“Ethics or moral philosophy involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong,...
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Adapting to the Data Demands of Healthcare — What’s Needed?

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In recent years, data-driven tools have been nothing short of revolutionary for the healthcare sector. With smart, IoT-powered health tech, patients with chronic conditions now have more control over their day-to-day care and health...
Digital Money

Digital Currency – What does it take to launch a CBDC?

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China’s digital yuan has been in the WORKS SINCE 2014. The launch date, however, still remains unknown The Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, has announced the launch of a YEAR-LONG PILOT PROJECT of its proposed e-krona. A digital dollar has...
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Decentralizing the database is indispensable in healthcare

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Yet, the centralization of the process stands the circumstance of the offset strategy. Life is the embodiment of a lengthy and intricate task. Realistically speaking, our lives are nothing but one big giant project. Day in...
Collaboration with Competition

With Blockchain adoption is Collaboration the new Competition?

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Today, there is a need for various organizations to join hands and fight the pandemic battle at hand. These organizations are not limited to healthcare providers and include companies focussing on disruptive technologies such...
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Three Simple Questions (And One Difficult One) To Ask Before Investing In A Blockchain

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There has never been a better time to be learning about blockchain. Between the rate of growth amongst currencies like Bitcoin or Litecoin and the wide-reaching applications outside the financial sector, distributed ledger technologies...
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5 Potential Blockchain Use-cases that can save the environment

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Blockchain technology has become synonymous with innovation and disruption. While several sectors like healthcare, education, and finance have significantly benefited from blockchain-integration, one of the more promising use-cases may catch you completely by surprise....
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Understanding the Blockchain’s Chain Of Blocks

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There is a flood of information about Blockchain around us nowadays, countless books, articles, and videos, indeed. Many people read, write, and talk about it, but maybe only a few experts do understand the...
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Digital Currencies, Blockchain and the Future of Money

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“Blockchain”, “cryptocurrencies”, “tokenisation”, and now “central bank digital currencies” have made it into the technology hype cycle vocabulary, but what’s the difference between all these terms and what do they mean for the future...
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Thoughts on the Long Term Winner

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Today we are going to discuss how the long term survivability of a prospective crypto asset is the single best indicator of its investment quality. We will also consider capital’s role in this model...
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The Blockchain Technology Act comes into force in Illinois

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State of Illinois, in the USA, legalize smart contract and blockchain technologies An industry study announces 2020 as the breakthrough year of the blockchain technology and of the smart contracts. The phenomenon, sometimes misunderstood, seems...
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How Blockchain Will Drive Retail Industry?

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The current technologies and their trends are all set to disrupt how we function, automate all the tasks, and improve the overall performance of the companies and their stakeholders. AI will not only enable...
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Sparks Interview – Dimension: Data Belongs to the People

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X-Order is an investment and research organization dedicated to the study of value capture in open finance. We strive to be a bridge between new finance and interdisciplinary fields with relation to science and...
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The Blockchain Industry is in a Tight Spot, How to Break Out of the...

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In Part 1, we discuss the reasons for the perplexity, industries that disappeared in history, and difficulties in investing in an emerging industry.  BTC has risen steadily from $3k USD at the beginning of the...
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Sparks Interview – W. Brian Arthur: A Historical Transformation Is Taking Place, And We...

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In this session of Sparks Interview, we are honoured to have the father of Complexity economics, W. Brian Arthur, with us to share some of his views on Bitcoin and Blockchain as well as...