Building a Utopia: 3 People That Believe Blockchain Tech Can Help Create a Better World

Building a Utopia: 3 People That Believe Blockchain Tech Can Help Create a Better World

According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, a utopia is defined as, “a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social condition.” Leaders throughout history have strived to create their own version of an ideal world, long before the word “utopia” even existed.

What a perfect world might look like, varies greatly depending on the individual. However, the advent of new technology offers unique opportunities to alter the world around us, in ways that weren’t previously possible.

Stratis: Blockchain Token – What is it?

Episode 22 of Blockchain Token – What is it? we cover Stratis. In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Stratis is a development platform for organizations and financial services to develop, test, and deploy applications on the blockchain. They differentiate themselves from other development platforms by using a native C# (C-Sharp) coding language that easily integrates into the Microsoft .NET framework and is easier to maintain. They hope to bring companies and businesses “blockchain-as-a-service” in a way that is much simpler than other means of integrating blockchain technology.

Ask an Expert: What is the difference between a public and private blockchain?

Join our resident expert, Taylor Gerring, as he explores the differences between public and private blockchains. He dives into the differences between public and private blockchains, compares them, and ultimately answers which type of blockchain he expects to see in the future.

While public blockchains provide great transparency, private companies allow independent organizations to implement blockchain technology without giving up any privacy. Check out this video for all the similarities and differences between the types of chains!

Be sure to check out our What is a Blockchain guide if you want more information, and our other episodes of Ask an Expert for all those questions you need answered! And if you ever have any questions you want to ask an expert, contact us here!

Moving the Chain Spotlight #5: Amanda B. Johnson

Moving the Chain Spotlight #5: Amanda B. Johnson

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Moving the Chain is an ongoing series from Blockchain WTF that shines a spotlight on folks who are making an impact in the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.

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Amanda B. Johnson is a leading advocate of Dash, which is a cryptocurrency similar to bitcoin, that offers some additional capabilities. Johnson has become the face of Dash and is frequently featured in their YouTube videos.

What the FAQ is Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin……you’ve heard the names on the radio, read about them in the news, even heard them in passing conversations. But, really, WTF is a cryptocurrency?

In this video, we will explain all the essential notes and components you should understand about cryptocurrency. Because it’s here to stay, we’ll walk you through the ins-and-outs of this digital phenomenon. Be sure to head over to our WTF is Cryptocurrency Guide, also, to make sure you got it all down.

Swarm City: Blockchain Token – What is it?

Originally formed as Arcade City, Swarm City is a platform in which a peer-to-peer, sharing economy can take place securely using the Ethereum blockchain. Swarm City has goals for ridesharing, AirBnB like systems, and more.

In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more. Episode 21 of Blockchain Token covers Swarm City.

ICO or NO? Episode 19 Cashaa

The Cashaa project is looking to revolutionize banking. Watch as Jeremy breaks down the project! Cashaa is using Blockchain technology in order to provide banking services at lower fees, as well as provide these services to the unbanked and underbanked. Cashaa aims to offer several services that banks currently provide, such as exchanging cryptocurrencies, transferring money across borders, and offering lines of credit to those who currently not offered that option. Check back for more episodes of ICO or NO!

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