Technology, blockchain and the natural resource curse

Technology, blockchain and the natural resource curse

The “paradox of plenty,” natural resources are both a gift and a curse to emerging economies. Rather than providing a flourishing economy, often the result is quite the opposite. Here’s how these countries are implementing blockchain and technological innovations to overcome the natural resource curse.

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How Bitcoin is taking off in Africa

How Bitcoin is taking off in Africa

From Zimbabwe to Nigeria to South Africa, Bitcoin surges as political uncertainty and corruption remains prevalent

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Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Up until recently, blockchain technology was just something for South Korea’s cryptocurrency geeks to obsesses about – but it has quickly become a matter for top-level executives and high-ranking government officials.

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Interview with Brian Robertson of Holacracy

Interview with Brian Robertson of Holacracy

Today, we’re learning about the Holacracy decentralized management system in an interview with founder, Brian Robertson. The method powers big groups such as US online retailer Zappos and the David Allen Company.

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Startup Societies Summit and surrounding festivities

Startup Societies Summit and surrounding festivities

Last weekend I attended the Startup Societies Summit in San Francisco, organized by d10e. It was humming with energy and ideas, and at times it felt more like a festival than a conference. Here’s a summary of what went on there from educational talks by Balaji S. Srinivasan and Galia Benartzi of Bancor to decentralized dance parties.

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Could blockchain technology help stabilize oil prices?

Could blockchain technology help stabilize oil prices?

Blockchain technology may be just what the oil industry needs to increase transparency, facilitate trading, and stabilize oil prices

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Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Signs Deal With Ukraine Government

Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Signs Deal With Ukraine Government

Propy, a blockchain property tech (proptech) startup, has signed a partnership with the Ukrainian government to pilot its decentralized marketplace and title registry. This will allow foreign investors to purchase real estate more easily and securely, and enable Ukrainian properties to be sold entirely online. California-based Propy has built a global peer-to-peer real estate exchange platform […]

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The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

Decentralization is a concept that has been around for a long time. It can be applied to nations, technology, power, and more. Look at how the blockchain empowers individuals through decentralized storage models.

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The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

The power of decentralization: empowering the individual, liberating the collective

Decentralization is a concept that has been around for a long time. It can be applied to nations, technology, power, and more. Look at how the blockchain empowers individuals through decentralized storage models.

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Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Russia has a complicated history with Bitcoin. The debate to ban the cryptocurrency has swayed back and forth for the past several years, even threatening extremely harsh prison sentences, but things have recently taken a more supportive turn.

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