This video concludes the course by talking about the revolutionary implications of blockchain technology reshaping societal institutions towards a more decentralized model.… Read the rest
Peer-to-peer networked forms of social organization have always been there from the earliest days, however, previously they have remained the domain of the local and the personal as they do not scale well without supporting communications technology.
Throughout the modern … Read the rest
The application of blockchain to the environment is rarely talked about, but we will try to illustrate in this video how this could turn out to be one of its most important potentials of this technology. … Read the rest
As we move from the technology paradigm of the industrial age characterized by machines and stand-alone mechanical systems, a new class of technology is emerging. Namely, the Internet of Things (IoT), which promises to revolutionize human life at unprecedented levels. … Read the rest
As with other areas, the blockchain has the capacity to decentralize economic organization creating distributed peer-to-peer networks for exchange. In so doing, greatly expand the scope and extent of economic markets and finance. And using the blockchain as an infrastructure … Read the rest
This video explains the idea of a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) and talks about the current context surrounding the term.
A decentralized autonomous organization is an organization that is run by rules that are created by their members through a … Read the rest
A new set of web technologies are enabling a more distributed economic model based upon the blockchain and token markets. These token markets greatly reduce our dependency on centralized organizations and expand markets as systems of distributed organization. In this … Read the rest
Because the blockchain is a secure system that enables a trusted network it may be described as a value-exchange protocol. In this respect, it is often said that what the web did for the exchange of information the blockchain does … Read the rest
A Dapp is an application that runs on a network in a distributed fashion with participant information securely protected and operations executed in a decentralized fashion across a network of nodes. Dapps use open source code, operate autonomously with data … Read the rest
One of the key technological innovations of blockchain 2.0 has been the development of what are called smart contracts. Smart contracts are computer code that are stored inside of a blockchain which encodes contractual agreements. Smart contracts are self-executing contracts … Read the rest