• Culture & Methods Follow 577 Followers

    How Technology Is Impacting the Future of Work through Fragmentation

    by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers , Kary Bheemaiah Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018

    One of the side effects of technology’s evolution is that it fragments existing architectures and creates new structures in the process. AI and Blockchain are currently doing this, but this pattern has been seen before and will continue as tech evolves. According to Kary Bheemaiah, fragmentation is impacting the future of work; it’s a tech-lead reality to be observed and leveraged when possible.

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    Book Review: Building Blockchain Projects

    by Ben Evans Follow 22 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

    This book provides an introductory look at building Ethereum smart contracts. It covers both Solidity and web3.js and is aimed at developers who already know how to program in Javascript. Experienced developers may find the book somewhat entry-level, but it does attempt to introduce concepts beyond just "Hello World" smart contracts.

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    Mastering Blockchain: Book Review and Author Q&A

    by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 03, 2018

    Blockchain was invented in 2008 for Bitcoin to solve the main issue with digital currencies, i.e., the possibility that a token be spent more than once by duplicating it. Packt Publishing Mastering Blockchain by Imran Bashir aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to Blockchain, a technology that is claimed to be able to revolutionise our society and impact every industry.

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Book Review: Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

Posted by Ben Evans Follow 22 Followers on  Mar 22, 2018

David Gerard's book, "Attack of the 50ft Blockchain", is an in-depth look at the cryptocurrency space. It takes a fairly skeptical stance, and is explicitly intended as a non-technical overview.

Architecture & Design Follow 1878 Followers

Building a Blockchain PoC in Ten Minutes Using Hyperledger Composer

Posted by Matt Lucas Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 27, 2017

This article examines what businesses look for when considering blockchain’s role in their organization, and explores how the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Composer can help to create applications. 5

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Deterministic Execution on the JVM

Posted by Ben Evans Follow 22 Followers on  Feb 21, 2017

For many use cases (e.g. cryptocurrency ledgers), we must ensure that actions execute deterministically and terminate. In this article, Ben Evans reviews the theory behind the WhitelistClassLoader.

Architecture & Design Follow 1878 Followers

Might the Blockchain Outlive Bitcoin?

Posted by George Hurlburt Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 26, 2017

Crypto-currency remains controversial, and Bitcoin is at the center of this controversy. Here is an update on the state of Bitcoin in particular, and examines the future of crypto-currency in general. 1


Is Bitcoin a Decentralized Currency?

Posted by Vedran Capkun Follow 0 Followers , Ghassan O. Karame Follow 0 Followers , Arthur Gervais Follow 0 Followers , Srdjan Capkun Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 01, 2014

Bitcoin currency is getting more attention than any other digital currency model. In this article, authors analyze Bitcoin's decentralized model and discuss solutions to enhance its decentralization. 2

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