Featured: Where to Use Bitcoin in the Real World

Featured: Where to Use Bitcoin in the Real World

You probably hear a lot about Bitcoin, maybe you own some or know people who own the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, but what can you do with it? For some people, cryptocurrency is treated like stocks. You exchange your money for a crypto coin and cash out when it rockets in value. For others, cryptocurrency represents something entirely different: a new digital age for finance. There is almost no way to trade or exchange value,…

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Featured: Is Crypto Mining Worth It?

Featured: Is Crypto Mining Worth It?

According to Digiconomist, Bitcoin’s current estimated annual electricity consumption is 48.01 terawatt hours (TWh), which is more than the country of Singapore at 47.18 TWh. To put this more into perspective, in 2016 the tech giant Google used 6.5 TWh. The amount of energy expended for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining has been rising each year leading many to be concerned about the environmental cost of creating digital coins. In November last year, The Guardian newspaper…

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Featured: Further Decentralizing Democracy with Blockchain for Voting

Featured: Further Decentralizing Democracy with Blockchain for Voting

As blockchain technology moves into new spaces, politics is the space where it is heavily speculated to make a difference, but is blockchain the answer? Election tampering is a huge concern across the world. Election fraud and election tampering directly undermine the foundation of democracy. The vast majority of us want to live in a society where we get to contribute to the laws that govern us and to get a say in the people…

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Featured: Blockchain for Food May be the Solution for Food Safety

Featured: Blockchain for Food May be the Solution for Food Safety

One proposed use for blockchain technology is the tracking of food for food safety. You would think that in 2019, it’s already relatively easy to track our food from the plate, back to the farmer; however, you’d be wrong. Nothing highlights this more than the 2018 Romaine Lettuce E.coli outbreak. In November 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US issued a statement, warning the public not to eat romaine lettuce. This blanket warning…

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Featured: Blockchain in Healthcare – What Does the Future Hold?

Featured: Blockchain in Healthcare – What Does the Future Hold?

Across the world, the cost of healthcare continues to rise, and populations continue to grow. The Wall Street Journal has stated that the United States “will soon spend close to 20% of its GDP” on healthcare. Of course, when it comes to the issues the healthcare industry is facing, you couldn’t pin it down to just one. However, it’s fair to say that across healthcare as a whole, lack of transparency and disorganization is a…

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