June 4, 2018

Simple RESTful Chaincode

The hyperledger fabric blockchain is a very promising solution for a public/permissioned blockchain, primarily for use with businesses. Chaincode allows for controlled updates of state and easily verified code execution and publication. While all of this is very promising, it lacks the large developer community behind ethereum/solidity. While this is largely due to ethereum’s first-mover […]

blockchain in korea
June 4, 2018

Blockchain in Korea

Blockchain in Korea coming back? There is a widely varied range of opinions about blockchain in Korea, fuelled largely by regulatory actions by the government and high demand for cryptocurrency there. A few different events have led to these perceptions, however, the cryptocurrency community there remains largely optimistic about the future adoption of bitcoin and […]

permissioned blockchain
May 16, 2018

Advantages of a Permissioned Blockchain

Companies are turning to private permissioned blockchain such as Hyperledger Fabric (The Dutchess Project) to solve different problems that arise in systems dealing with trust. For example, in systems dealing with consent or approvals, the signing mechanisms give a simple mechanism to see whether parties have signed off on a transaction.   Take a shipping system […]

blockchain technology
April 25, 2018

Blockchain Technology is Taking Over

Can you guess which industry blockchain technology might revolutionize next? You’ve heard of blockchain technology and its potential impact on various industries from finance to real estate; whether your company is integrating digital payments or a secure exchange is needed to liquidate your cryptocurrencies. Blockchain technology is also on it’s way to revolutionizing the entire grocery industry. […]

blockchain project
April 19, 2018

Centra Shut Down By SEC

Blockchain news has arrived! The United States Securities and Exchange Commission just announced charges against the two founders of Centra. They were intercepted and arrested at the airport leaving the United States and a flurry of news stories and social activity followed. People called for exchanges to de-list the coin (and many exchanges have done […]

signing and verifying messages
April 5, 2018

Signing and Verifying Messages on the Blockchain

Questions About Address Ownership A bitcoin address has a hash of a public key with a paired private key. While this is a concept very familiar to developers, especially those who work in cryptography or a blockchain, an average user might get confused when signing and verifying messages. The public address can be given out […]

hire blockchain developer
April 3, 2018

Where to Find Blockchain Developers

Hire blockchain developers is much harder than it should be, given the industry hype. With large amounts of funding being raised, interesting technology and enticing salaries, it is very surprising that large amounts of engineers have not already gravitated to the industry. With an order of magnitude of free jobs and a fraction of that […]