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Introduction to Cryptography

Introduction to Cryptography

Disclaimer: The content of these research summaries has been written after a year of reading, researching and writing about blockchain technologies and applications. Definitions may vary depending on the paper cited. The summaries provided are subject to further iterations; whereby, the first version relies on my personal understanding of the industry and the technologies. Most of it is based on …

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The Health Industry Data Conundrum

blockchain data healthcare advantages

This is the first of my series on particular industries and their data. In this series, I am looking at the problems these industries have with managing and protecting their data and how the Loyakk Vega Enterprise Relationship Management Platform can solve these problems. The health sector has typically had a myriad of problems related to its data over many …

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NKN: The Primer

NKN new kind network

An Introduction to New Kind of Network, Censorship Resistance, and Cellular Automata The decisions we make about communication security today will determine the kind of society we live in tomorrow.Whitfield Diffie, co-inventor of public key cryptography, adviser to NKN This article is a best attempt at a non-technical primer for NKN (New Kind of Network) from an NKN community member. …

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Blockchain: The Illusion of Value

Some Background information (You can skip this part and go straight to ‘Blockchain models in comparison’) Generally, we can differentiate between private, public and consortium blockchains. The main differentiating points are membership access and consensus. Membership access defines who and based on what grounds, is allowed to use the blockchain. Consensus outlines the processes and rules that determine how various …

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FinTech Roundup: 17th March

With BTC hovering around the $4k mark and many Alt coins making big moves, market sentiment has certainly taken a turn for the better these past weeks. There are various conferences around this time of year and Money 20/20 is kicking off in Asia this week we can all expect some fantastic news from FinTech companies pushing the boundaries of …

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Multiple US States Pushing Progressive Blockchain Legislation

A Step in the Right Direction Regulators and legislators are beginning to prioritize cryptocurrency and blockchain policy. Recently, multiple states in the U.S. have been making headlines due to their progressive legislation or use of blockchain in real word applications. It was recently announced that in Denver, Colorado, the state would be using blockchain technology for recording votes in upcoming …

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FinTech Weekly Round-up: 24th February

This is the ‘Big Bank’ version of the FinTech round-up. JP Morgan was the first of the really big banks to publicly announce the issuance of a digital token backed by USD on the blockchain. The news this week follows on from that, with several large financial institutions announcing other projects utilising distributed ledger technology. BBVA – Bonds on the …

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