Identity & Reputation

If the anonymity makes you wonder about how we’ll deal with trust and reputation online, then you’re not alone. In fact, we already have digital identities online that is made up of all our data uploaded to social media and other websites. The major problem is that we don’t own or control that data! By applying blockchain to this area, we enable digital uniqueness that will help us humans deal with an increasingly digital world. If identity & reputation is an area that’s of interest to you, we have news and stories just for you!

 

Augur: Blockchain Token – What is it?

Augur is a decentralized network, using peer-to-peer technology, that works to accurately predict events through reputation & community. Learn about Augur!

Steem: Blockchain Token – What is it?

Steem is a blockchain-based social media platform that focuses on rewarding and incentivizing users and content creators. Episode 14 of Blockchain Token explains Steem’s platform & ideology.

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing the Way Fantasy Football Is Played

Some companies are working to implement blockchain technology to fantasy football gaming systems. They can use this for rewards and greater security for users on these platforms!

Photography on Blockchain

Blockchain technology offers a great way for artists, like photographers, to gain back rights over their content, and in the future, to properly receive payment or recognition for their work. Blockchain, acting as a ledger, can record the original artists work, and keep a verifiable track of where it’s been and how it’s been used, allowing the artist to receive easy payment. Read more about how blockchains will impact photography and artists!

Blockchains’ Plausible Impacts on Education & Learning

Our current education system has some problems they have yet to overcome. As technology becomes more widely adapted, more issues appear on the horizon. School systems and universities need secure ways to store student data and verify credentials. This article discusses these problems and how we can overcome them with blockchain technology.

Blockchain Could Be the End of Corrupt Charities

Several individuals want to make the world a better place by donating to their charity of choice, but many are left with the unsettling question of how their money is actually being spent. Corruption is prevalent amongst charities.

Blockchain technology could offer reduction in transaction costs, increased transparency, and overall a raise trust in the legitimacy of charities. Read how blockchains can help accomplish this here!

Blockchain & Freelancing

Millennials are rewriting the scripts for a career. They’re choosing to freelance and use blockchain technology to boot traditional 9-5 jobs and apply their creativity. New technologies like blockchain offer so many new opportunities for people to apply their skills and talents and find jobs that suit them.

Get a feel with a first-hand story by Becca, Blockchain WTF’s Social Media star!

Medical Records Can Greatly Benefit From Blockchain Technology

While the discussion in 2017 has largely been within the insurance industry and the repeal of Obamacare–also known as the ACA–other issues have become glaringly obvious. Costs surrounding healthcare have soared, owing to a variety of factors. Without question, though, issues existed prior to the adoption of Obamacare. The digital age presents further challenges in the healthcare industry. Navigating the technological healthcare waters is daunting, to say the absolute least. Blockchain technology has a lot to offer to this industry and to everyone who is impacted by healthcare (aka us all!).

Digital Identity Problems and How Blockchain Can Help!

Keeping your digital identity safe is crazy important. Identity theft is a real issue. Thanks to blockchain technology, however, there are many ways to begin the process of protecting your identity! If you are interested in learning more, then view this awesome digital identity video!

Blockchain and Identity Rights: GDPR and Passwordless Authentication

Taylor Gerring joins Ben Matthews (BCS Consulting), Greg Jendroszczyk (Piwik PRO), and George Wilson (Tallysticks) for a lively panel on how the blockchain will play into the future of digital identity & reputation. This is an engaging discussion about important topics in the privacy and identity area of technology.