Tagged: blockchain

Breaking loyalty silos

Loyalty programs of the 1980s and early 1990s offered quite limited options when it came to using your points (the brand’s loyalty currency ). The only meaningful way to spend these points was to...

BigData Behind Blockchain Forensics

It seems a week doesn’t go by without more news of another cryptocurrency hack, fault, failure, scam, or what have you. Just this week saw EOS have a hacker lift $7.7 million in EOS...

How To Spot A Blockchain BS’er

All too often I am confronted with someone who claims to be a “Blockchain Expert” (this is usually a 90 minute online course that costs about $100) or a “Blockchain Enthusiast” or “ICO Advisor”...

Blockchain Spotlight on Health FX

There are several obvious use cases for blockchain technology, like supply chain management, voting systems and critical records management, but there are many nuances within those systems that can also be addressed. One subset...

Why “Just Outsource It” Is A Bad Idea

Like many of you, I saw the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and I was struck by a comment that Freddie Mercury makes to the other band members when they meet in the managers office...

Blockchain and the Insufferable Millennial

I went to the Crypto Funding Summit in Los Angeles on January 24, 2018, and while it was sparsely attended, there were a lot of good speakers and a number of interesting vendors exhibiting...

My Blockchain Adventures in Africa

In December 2017 I had an opportunity to discover the Kenyan based Nurucoin ICO and write up a spotlight article on it. As sometimes happens, I develop an affinity for the person/company that I...

My Journey From University to Cryptocurrency

I was pursuing computer science and systems engineering. Honestly, I wanted to mesmerize people around me with my knowledge of something that my fellow students and professors didn’t know. You know, I wanted to...