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!
Civic is a blockchain-based platform that has the goal of affirming identity through the use of blockchain technology. Learn about Civic with this video!
Latium is trying to create a marketplace through an application that will allow jobs/tasks to be posted and assigned, with reputation rankings integrated!
AppCoin is trying to address inefficiencies that exist in the app stores by eliminating middlemen. Their vision is to create a decentralized marketplace!
Swarm City, formerly Arcade City, is a platform in which a peer-to-peer, sharing economy can take place securely using the Ethereum blockchain.
Augur is a decentralized network, using peer-to-peer technology, that works to accurately predict events through reputation & community. Learn about Augur!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!