How Blockchain is Reshaping the Art World

Ever since the Bitcoin Genesis Block was released on January 3, 2009, blockchain technology has underpinned major developments in cryptocurrencies. But when Christie's completed the sale of the Barney A. Ebsworth Collection entirely on the blockchain…

Solving Challenges in Developing Countries with Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is a buzzword in the tech industry. It's used to solve many of today's problems, like making payments more accessible and more secure than ever before. But blockchain has many other applications than enabling transactions…

Why is Blockchain Secure?

Blockchain technology is revolutionary for data management. While often associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchains offer many more benefits to other aspects of business. Choosing the right blockchain allows you to integrate…

Blockchain and Social Rights

Digital transformation has been on the road map for many companies for years. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the fact that more people are using the Internet and social media than ever before, many companies have now accelerated these…

Blockchain and Document Management Systems

Change is coming, and it’s coming in the form of a recalibration of many aspects of our lives. For the past few years, digital transformation has been on the map for many businesses. They planned and, slowly, started to implement the necessary…

Blockchain and supply chain: an introduction

When chains meet: redesigning supply chains and traceability in the name of efficiency and data quality. by Federico Bo   In today’s difficult times, focusing on issues that foster ideas, suggestions and useful indications…

DLT, blockchain and then some

Get the lexicons right in order to understand the difference between these new technologies. by Federico Bo Throughout the blockchain sector, there are still ambiguities in the definitions used. This post will attempt to clarify,…

Before the bitcoins (Part 2 of 2)

A brief history of digital currency, continued: from public-key cryptography to Finney tokens. by Federico Bo RSA, PGP and digital cryptography Read part I here. Cryptography probably originated with writing. If it was possible to…

Before the bitcoins (Part I of II)

A brief history of digital currency: from barter to DigiCash. In the beginning there was the transaction. From the day the first Homo sapiens (Homo neanderthalensis?) gave up their flint tools in exchange for pieces of amber…

Blockchain and the energy sector: an introduction

Almost 200 companies and startups are testing the technology in the renewable energy and smart grid sector by Federico Bo For more than a century, the energy sector has remained substantially unchanged: its business model linked…