Penguin: A Champion Against #GoogleGestapo? Martin Ammori, Net Neutrality, Blockchain, Protocol Labs

Marvin Ammori’s Next Act: A Net Neutrality Vet on Blockchain—and Why the Internet Is Still Great Protocol Labs has been instrumental in developing the so-called decentralized web, which aspires to create an online network beyond the control of governments or tech giants like Amazon and Google. It has already built an important new communications standard, …

Penguin: Open Source Blockchain w/o Native Crypto

Yosemite X announces first open-source public blockchain without native cryptocurrency Yosemite X, a blockchain technology company, today announced the release of its open-source public blockchain that operates without a native cryptocurrency, giving developers and businesses the ability to build solutions and reduce costs, without the price volatility of crypto. This approach enables companies to reap …

Penguin: New Internet: Blockchain Technology Could Help Us Take Back Our Data from Facebook, Google and Amazon

Good work by Newsweek.  But what comes after Ethernet? New Internet: Blockchain Technology Could Help Us Take Back Our Data from Facebook, Google and Amazon EXTRACT: In 2017, IBM and Walmart’s vice president for food safety, Frank Yiannas, demonstrated how blockchain might facilitate the rapid response to an outbreak or simply make it easier to …

Review: Life After Google – The Fall Of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy by George Gilder

George Gilder 3 Stars Fad Book Limited Value I gave up on this book after 100 pages (it is 320 pages long). I normally do not waste time writing negative reviews  but in this instance think it appropriate to mention that I found it wanting. The first third, on Google, is so far-fetched in its …

Robert Steele: Could Oracle Figure Out True Cost Economics on Top of Its Blockchain Applications?

ORACLE delves deeper into blockchain with four new applications This bit caught my eye: The four applications involve supply chain-transaction data including a track and trace capability to follow a product through its delivery from inception to market, proof of provenance for valuables like drugs, intelligent temperature tracking (what they are calling Intelligent Cold Chain) …

Penguin: Open Source Blockchain Consortium in China — 100 Companies (Comment by Robert Steele)

100 plus Chinese companies to build open blockchain consortium In May 2016, over 100 Chinese companies, representing organizations from six industry sectors including banking, fund management, securities brokerage, insurance, regional equity exchanges, and financial information service formed the Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FISCO). One of the goals of the consortium is to coordinate and integrate …

Stephen E. Arnold: IBM Blockchain Banking – Amazon Too But Better?

IBM Embraces Blockchain for Banking: Is Amazon in the Game Too? IBM recently announced the creation of LedgerConnect, a Blockchain powered banking service. This is an interesting move for a company that previously seemed to waver on whether it wanted to associate with this technology most famous for its links to cryptocurrency. However, the pairing …

Yoda: Blockchain of Good – Republic of Conscience

BLOCKCHAIN Alliance for Good Internet-of-Value Blockchain Initiative for Socially Good Integrated Transactions (Bisgit.org) is run by the not-for-profit Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance, the leading open source international Think Tank on the Movement of Value. We are a free membership organisation promoting the idea of a non-financial currency for intangible value. We keep our …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon’s Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) — The Ultimate Censorable, Manipulable Walled Garden, a World Brain Of, By, and For the Zionists?

Amazon: Why Support Blockchain? To Chase IBM? Wrong. In June 2018, I will describe Amazon’s lynch pin approach to intelligence analysis. The “play” has been ignored or overlooked by those who monitor the next generation information access market. At the Telestrategies ISS conference, I will report the DarkCyber and Beyond Search analysts’ assessment of this …