George Samman on consortia, private blockchains, identity, and more - short and good
William Mougayar on The Promise of a Centerless World - YouTube video
A good talk on identity basics for blockchain by David Birch - video
Oliver Wyman, ably assisted by Nina Kilbrand, report on asset management on the blockchain.
Ions let you bind a simple text username to an address on the iocoin blockchain.
McKinsey publishes a report on insurance on the blockchain.
DTCC cooperates with DAH to test repo-market shared ledgers - could transform the worldwide financial system
Johann Gevers on the decentralized future - TEDx talk
Seizing Opportunity - Blockchain and Beyond - report by KPMG
China forms an alliance to create blockchain solutions - Bitcoin Magazine
Blockchain spells the end of certification, and that's a good thing - HuffPo article
A nice infographic on Ethereum - by Jaxx
Barclay's demonstrates smart-contract infrastructure - this is how banks can innovate!
Blockchain for Grownups: Cutting Through the Hype - a nice thought piece by Thoughtworks.
USPS publishes a report on how blockchain may benefit the postal service.
Outlier Ventures launches their blockchain startup tracker
An introduction to oracles - from the Dynamis insurance blog
Qoin - a web site dedicated to local currencies
Get on the sign-up list for AKASHA - the first decentralized content network
Jack du Rose on The Future of Work, Colony style
Balaji Srinivasan: Every computer can now become a 21 Bitcoin computer.
Regis - a public registry for anything on the blockchain
Learn about computational law - law that's built to execute
The Arcade City video - how ridesharing will be decentralized
How Tokenly works - animated video
How the Maker stablecoin system works - white paper
The best 5-minute intro video I've seen on what is the blockchain, created by the team at Intobitcoin.
What is Ethcore? Read what Gavin Wood and company are up to.
How to make your DAO legal, by Piers
Fuzo: SIM-based cryptobanking
Bernard Lunn explains Blockchain for the insurance industry
Central planning of cryptocurrencies - thoughts by Kristov Atlas
Get the latest on blockchain developments at CryptoCrunch.
Read the Pax Blueprint, to see how law and the blockchain will interact.
Centrally Banked Cryptocurrencies - a paper from the University College of London
Alex Puig on the collision of information, things, and transactions (plus a conference on March 17th)
A Strategist's Guide to Blockchain: Strategy + Business article
Neighborhood Pool Watch has many up-to-date statistics and graphs on the Bitcoin network.
e-Governance start-up BitNation launches first blockchain-based constitution, passports, notaries, and more.
The Bitcoin system today requires around 250 megawatts to run - some estimates are up to 500 MW today. This is the equivalent of the power required to run about 200,000 to 400,000 average american homes.
Epicenter Bitcoin: Interviews with movers and shakers of the decentralized world.
A nice piece from Singularity Hub on the promise of blockchain and decentralized autonomous organizations.
Clearmatics is out ahead on using blockchain to clear and settle securities trades.
Learn about BitCongress: decentralized voting and governance.
Etherchain.org - great statistics on the Ethereum network.
Is Zcash the anonymous crytpocurrency many people have been looking for? - Wired article
Read the Provenance White Paper on blockchain-driven product traceability - revolutionizing the supply chain with timestamped data.
I recognize that there are alternatives to Ethereum and that Ethereum is still a work in progress. However most of the debate has shifted from what platform to use to what kind of ecosystem of value will form around Ethereum. People are talking about how to use Ethereum, not whether to use Ethereum. If you don’t use Ethereum, you have to defend that decision.
- Bernard Lunn, DailyFinTech (Feb, 2016)
The UN Needs Blockchain to Achieve Its Goals - World Economic Forum where leaders and changemakers were discussing blockchain in the context of solving many of the world’s most urgent humanitarian problems.
Swiss Apartment Provider Now Accepts Rent in Bitcoin - Swiss-based Vision Apartments has announced that it is now accepting rent in bitcoin at all its global locations, according to the apartment leader.
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