Let the Blockchain take the strain | Digital Leaders

By Kate Baucherel | May 1, 2018
magic internet money

Read the original article here: Let the Blockchain take the strain | Digital Leaders How will smart contracts streamline business processes? Digital Leaders North East and Invotra attracted a broad range of businesses to their Blockchain event earlier this year. The audience ranged from those who are already actively exploring blockchain solutions in their business…

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Gold! Gold! Gold from the Blockchain River! | Center for Digital Ethics & Policy

By Kate Baucherel | May 1, 2018
Gold from the blockchain river

Read the original article: Gold! Gold! Gold from the Blockchain River! | Center for Digital Ethics & Policy In 2017, $5.6 billion was raised for blockchain-based development projects through a new funding mechanism dubbed an ‘ICO’ or Initial Coin Offering. By comparison, $240 million was raised by the same method in 2016, while it’s estimated…

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How smart are your contracts?

By Kate Baucherel | April 12, 2018

Smart contracts are the engines of blockchain: the core of the trustless technology that brought us Bitcoin, Cryptokitties, and endless snake-oil ICOs. The quality and the usefulness of a blockchain application stands or falls by the quality of the smart contracts encoded within. How smart are your contracts? Can you be absolutely sure that they…

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Meeting the challenges of cybersecurity | Sphere Network | BCS

By Kate Baucherel | February 11, 2018
Blockchain landscape

Sphere Network was delighted to co-host this cybersecurity event with BCS North East, bringing a group of Masters students together with businesses to examine the challenges and opportunities of the increasingly fraught arena of cybercrime. Source: Meeting the challenges of cybersecurity | Sphere Network | BCS

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Initial Coin Offerings – Snake Oil or Saviour?

By Kate Baucherel | January 9, 2018
Blockchain landscape

2017 was the year that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) hit the technical business press, and cryptocurrency stepped out of the shadows. It’s been a remarkable ride: in June, when finalising details of my novel Bitcoin Hurricane, the publisher asked whether Bitcoin was well enough known for the book to sell. By Christmas, at every signing…

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Who takes ethical responsibility for social media influence? | Center for Digital Ethics & Policy

By Kate Baucherel | November 30, 2017
Blockchain landscape

There’s a storm brewing, and social media is at its eye. For a decade, businesses and politicians have increasingly used both Twitter and Facebook as convenient mouthpieces. Twitter’s values declare: “We believe in free expression and think every voice has the power to impact the world.” Facebook’s mission is to “bring the world closer together.”…

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The Opportunity of Ageing | Sphere Network Event Report

By Kate Baucherel | November 29, 2017
Ageing in a Digital Age

How can we meet the challenges of population ageing in a digital age? Find out more about the opportunity of ageing and the innovators at the coalface. Source: The Opportunity of Ageing | Sphere Network Event Report

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Decoding Artificial Intelligence and Analytics | Sphere Network

By Kate Baucherel | November 6, 2017
Advanced Analytics and AI

What is artificial intelligence? Sphere Network members discuss machine learning, advanced analytics, AI applications, and ethics. Source: Decoding Artificial Intelligence and Analytics | Sphere Network

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5 ways blockchain will benefit your small business | Sage Advice UK

By Kate Baucherel | October 9, 2017

Source: 5 ways blockchain will benefit your small business | Sage Advice UK

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Kickstarting Blockchain Innovation | Sphere Network

By Kate Baucherel | September 26, 2017
Blockchain event

Blockchain is coming: Sphere Network’s Application of Blockchain Technology event was a great discussion that could have gone on for much longer. Source: Kickstarting Blockchain Innovation | Sphere Network

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