From Ethereum platforms like Shipchain looking to fundamentally disrupt the way the world tracks shipping and logistics information,
tpeople collecting new-age Neopets in the form of collectable CryptoKitties,
Every industry on the planet is now questioning whether or not the blockchain will be its greatest asset or biggest threat — and companies are quickly moving into the space, fueled by a fear of missing the “next big thing.”
web analytics and big data.The rise of big data presents a slew of issues for both big businesses and everyday consumers.Major companies — from healthcare to entertainment to advertising, marketing, and beyond connectevery digital nuance: the way their website functions, how fast consumers can load their products, and even how exposed they are to a hack or data breach. And as seen with the Sony hack, those kinds of events can be catastrophic.
Where the intersection of the blockchain and big data has the most potential is in the quality of the data being captured.
According to VentureBeat:“If there is a ‘sweet spot’ for blockchain, it will likely be the ability to turn insights and questions into assets. Blockchains will give you greater confidence in the integrity of the data you see. Immutable entries, consensus-driven timestamping, audit trails, and certainty about the origin of data (e.g. a sensor or a kiosk) are all areas where you will see improvement as blockchain technology becomes more mainstream.”
What this means is the data being captured by big businesses will become far more valuable — since it’s being captured and validated on the blockchain.One of the ways we are seeing this shift manifest in the blockchain space is with a platform called Path.
As more and more people begin to adopt blockchain technologies, and companies see the immense value in tapping into that ecosystem, Path is striving to marry the two by allowing users to “rent” their extra bandwidth.
In short, a company may want deeper insights into how their website performs around the world, or how long it takes for their application to load, how cluttered their network gets at certain hours of the day, etc. Path users install what are called “Path Mining Nodes” onto their computers, which passively work in the background — earning tokens for providing these kinds of working insights back to Path and the clients they service.
Platforms like Path, then, become the new-age middlemen between companies and the users they want to better reach.
What’s interesting about the blockchain revolution is the momentum behind passive programs that make use of unused power, memory, etc., for the improvement of another sort of service. It’s the 2.0 version of the sharing economy — very similar to how Uber made use of people’s cars without needing to “own” any of the assets themselves. Web analytics is just one example.
Another is Golem, referred to as “a decentralized supercomputer that anyone can access. It is made up of the combined power of users’ machines — from PCs to entire data centers.” In the case of Golem, you have a shared economy of computing power, making the collective much stronger than the sum of its parts.
With more and more of these passive blockchain platforms looking to operate in the background, the amount of quality big data and subsequent analytics are going to drastically impact the way companies do business all around the world.
This article originally appeared on Inc. Magazine.
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sociation of citizens/teachers/students able to put jigsaw of blockchain together on something that flows other than money but i havent found the right partners and i do not have any close associates who understand technology the way that people like jack ma or pony ma and probably ren zhengfei do
education qualifications could be the ultimate blockchain- why students should be put in debt by a global system that locks in 4 monopolies -
what is taught- ie how a child spends her learning time,
what is researched,
what is examined,
what is certified
appalled adam smith in 1760 and is 260 years into destroying most borderless innovations sdg-heroic youth could now be linking in
unfortunately my family tree has become very small- i can assure you nobody in my family knows who satoshi is
peter burgess is an accountant who has been able to follow far more blockchain meetings in new york than i have- but i think his conclusion is they are all sponsored by speculators
i am quite certain that if blockchain does demonstrate sdg uses urgently needed the chinese will be pivotal- their big data links in communities- western big data does not- inter alia i assume schwarzman scholars once they connect beijing boston and oxford will form a blockchain scholars for sdgs network- whether that will be in time because boston is only choosing its first scholars now is in doubt give mishandling of corona - when i say chinese i also mean their diaspora -ie anyone whose first language is chinese-if the world is lucky the virus will reunite eg the mainland taiwan hk singapore as well as other asian supercities where the trade is largely connected by chinese-
my inbox gets about 5 blockchain leads a week- i honestly cant do the justice- you probably already know if any of the following are worth connecting with
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The order that concepts are introduced in is also somewhat odd. Rather than starting with a description of the (potentially more familiar) use case cases such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, the book instead tries to define DApps and decentralised organisations (DAOs) directly.
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From here, the concept of a digital currency (or as the book calls it, an "internal currency") is introduced. Only at this point are some examples of DApps introduced, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. The description of Bitcoin is very short and rather lacking in nuance, with several very standard positive talking points repeated without any real analysis as to whether they're actually true or not.
Next, Ethereum is introduced in a very short section. This again seems rather odd, as the building of smart contracts and related projects on the Ethereum platform is the subject of the entire rest of the book. A much fuller description of Ethereum is provided in the next chapter, but the overall effect is somewhat jarring.
The book may well have flowed considerably better if Ethereum was introduced first, with the concepts of decentralisation woven into the narrative being told and explained as necessary.
The second chapter is much better, and provides a concentrated, if rather high-level, introduction to the Ethereum platform and its core concepts. For the reader who is unfamiliar with cryptocurrencies (or with Ethereum specifically) this may be a useful overview. However, several more conceptually challenging aspects (e.g. POS and Casper) are not covered in any depth, leaving the reader with little understanding of these parts of the technology or why they are required or useful for Ethereum.
Chapter 3, "Writing Smart Contracts" addresses the Solidity programming language. This is a tricky subject to cover - as Solidity is quite different to most other programming languages that developers are likely to have used. Unfortunately, the coverage of the language is sometimes less than clear, and fails to call out exactly which aspects of the language may differ from a reader's expectations.
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The final chapter provides a whirlwind tour through the implementation of a private blockchain (referred to as a "consortium" blockchain throughout) based on Ethereum. The primary technology used is the parity node, and the book embarks on a very rapid set of steps on how to build this from scratch. Parity is written in Rust, a language that has not previously been used in the book, and the instructions are brief to say the least.
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#275 Ben Goertzel: SingularityNET - The Global AI Network and Marketplace
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Artificial Intelligence is often misunderstood. And much like blockchain, those who fiercely stand by the technology believe it will change the world for the better. Others fear the negative repercussions it could bring it and would rather see it disappear.
We're joined by Ben Goertzel. Ben's interest in AI and robotics date back to his childhood and he has made these his life-long passion and work. He is the CEO of SingularityNET, a company building a marketplace for AIs which leverages blockchain. He is also Chief Scientist at Hanson Robotics who has brought us the now famous Sophia robot. When he's not building blockchains and robots, he leads the OpenCog open-source AI framework and is Chair of Humanity +, an organization which focuses on technology and ethics.
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Ben's background as a mathematician and his lifelong passion for AI and robotics
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AI safety and with what we should be most concerned when it comes to AI dominance
Hanson Robotics and the Sophia robot
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uniting 8 billion peoples deepr clange than national bodrers- maps needed to celebrate geonomics at first chamce pf digital
gaps in intergen understanding - what 2025-1945 needed to see fro 1945-1865 (big 8 needed to include bug pops 0ver 70% left out with particular asia rising coastline model
needed to outlastrussia as one force that didnt agree- marsdhall plane neede ahed of fall of berlin wall - as kast best chamce to reverse ever ibcreasing war budgetopen source peoperty rights ownership - community cooperation property rights - neumansd patent lemma
neumann s 2 waring and main survey question- resources that clarify locking in future congreuent with millennials being forst sdg/coop gene
needed to guard against fake media and pr lies - did opposite (from cigs to guns) ;
missing ed keep up digital- skills dasboard & personal trainer
non-linear system UNU of 60 U s hsre (delae) grads community capitaklsm (blockchain bottom up/ open sourche authenticity)
greebbelta adaptatuon -ie mart vilages not just smart cities
water as core currecny?
which other goals needd a dao and blockchain
missed bridge tele2 to web 1 - biggest risk reality tv as more time web1 than tv-awareness of deve prioroties
mising youth valyue chain heroesd and twiinning with meaningful goal - U of stars
missing bridge 2 -gps databases needed gov aheaad of commerce wisis web2 -subprime doubly distrascted- though blockchain could have solved
missing training of maths gaots and embedding with daos databases
missing school peocess -eg peer ro peer and open space causes missing vurriculum eg self confidence , re-adolescent health coaching 2p
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4 Animoca Brands was spun out from Animoca, and the new entity listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in January 2015.
In March 2018, Animoca Brands launched OliveX which builds mobile games to gamify the fitness industry.
On 15 August 2018, Animoca Brands raised a $1 million investment from Sun Hung Kai and $0.5 million from strategic partner Lympo. On 18 December 2018, Animoca Brands announced that it had completed a US$547,000 placement to institutional and sophisticated investors, a portion of which would be applied towards funding its investment in artificial intelligence accelerator Zeroth.ai.
In May 2019, Animoca Brands raised $2.5 million to fund the development of a blockchain version of the video game The Sandbox based on user-generated content. Then, in March 2019, Animoca Brands raised another $2.01 million in cash and cryptocurrency for The Sandbox from investors that included Square Enix, B Cryptos, and True Global Ventures.
On 9 March 2020, Animoca Brands delisted from the Australian Securities Exchange.
In September 2020 Animoca Brands launched the blockchain racing ERC-20 utility token "REVV" on Uniswap, which was subsequently listed on various other exchanges.
In May 2021 Animoca Brands raised a first tranche of US$88,888,888 followed in July 2021 by the second tranche of US$50 million, both of which were based on valuation of US$1 billion. In October 2021 Animoca Brands raised $65 million at a valuation of $2.2 billion from Ubisoft, Sequoia Capital and others. In November 2021 SoftBank led a $93 million investment in Animoca Brands' The Sandbox.
In December 2021, Binance and Animoca Brands launched a $200 million investment program to offer funding for blockchain games.
On March 15, 2022, Animoca Brands announced it would shut down the F1 Delta Time game the next day. The game had previously been lucrative, holding the record for most expensive NFT of 2019 and with some transactions exceeding US$300,000. Sales within the game had flat-lined for the two years preceding the game's closure. The company announced plans to replace the game's non-functional NFTs with equivalent tokens for REVV Racing, a separate game which doesn't have Formula 1 branding.
Later in March 2022, they invested with Ubisoft in 12$M round for blockchain game "Cross The Ages". 
In April 2022, Animoca Brands acquired the Lyon-based video game developer, Eden Games.
On 21 June 2022 Animoca Brands Corporation Limited was convicted on charges of failing to lodge annual and half-yearly financial reports with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
In July 2022, Animoca Brands hits $5.9 billion valuation. In August 2022 Temasek with GGV Capital lead a $110 million funding round for Animoca Brands at a $6 billion valuation to make it “pre-IPO ready”.
xamiinng the systems of HK Singapore Slovenia Estonia Korea and India- who else's blockchains and may be first to let them own their credentials without the broken system that makes college student the largest debt class - see also UN egov rankings (some govs have worked on valuing students for a long time -if there are no poor or digitally divided communities perhaps blockchain isnt the first thing that needs pro-youth design…
n original non-fungible token (NFT) project designed to celebrate generosity in motion. This philanthropic collection is the latest example of Fidelity Charitable’s continued commitment to innovation in giving. The project highlights the power of generosity through the lens of art produced by 12 diverse photographers, illustrators, muralists, digital artists, and more. To encourage individual acts of generosity, 50 participants in the mint will receive a “golden ticket” NFT, which will entitle holders to recommend $1,000 in donations via a Fidelity Charitable Giving Account to eligible nonprofits of their choosing. In total, the project will result in $50,000 of support to charities by Fidelity Charitable to community-selected charities, and the minting will be completely free. NFTs are cryptographic holdings, such as artwork, on a blockchain with unique identification codes and metadata that distinguish them from each other. Participants will be able to mint two artworks, encouraging people to keep one for their own collections and share one with a friend. Art will be revealed and golden ticket winners announced on Tuesday, November 29. This date marks this year’s Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement and day dedicated to giving back. “For its entire history, Fidelity Charitable has been an innovator to grow giving, from pioneering the use of donor-advised funds, to eliminating the minimum to set up a Giving Account—all to democratize access to giving. We see the Web3 space as a new frontier to speak to a new audience to encourage and enable generosity, as we continue our work on Fidelity Charitable’s mission—to grow the American tradition of philanthropy,” said Jacob Pruitt, president of Fidelity Charitable. The Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT)—a group within Fidelity Investments focused on technology research and development—consulted on the project. "Fidelity Charitable has been a leader and innovator in connecting blockchain to philanthropy,” said Adam Schouela, head of emerging technology at FCAT. “The Art of Generosity NFT project continues that exploration of new opportunities.” Twelve impact-minded artists, including Dalek, Nick Davis, Saphera Peters, Ishita Banerjee, Richard Zheng, Rachel Winter, and Nyla Hayes, have joined the project to showcase custom works of art. Within each work, the artist interprets what generosity means to them personally, resulting in a multifaceted collection that displays how giving can shape our lives and communities for the better. “We hope participants will be inspired to reflect on the role of generosity in their own lives and take action as individuals to help create a more generous world—whether that is through the sharing of art, the sharing of kindness, or the sharing of resources with nonprofits in need of support,” said Amy Pirozzolo, head of donor engagement for Fidelity Charitable. Participants can pre-register before November 22 to receive a free airdrop or participate in the free public mint starting November 22 at noon ET. The public mint will be open for one week, culminating with the art and golden ticket reveal on Tuesday, November 29. To learn more, visit the project website: generositynft.com.* *By clicking this link, you are leaving fidelitycharitable.org and entering a third-party site.
learning and digital tools for more coaching/less examining- www.thelearningweb.net illustrates one locality that applied our 1984 book 2025 report - all over the world old western govs have failed to break through the 4 monopolies of who and what is taught, researched, examined, certified- the 2020s has become the most perilous decade to our species survival- lets get on with using the trillion times moore tech than was needed to code moon landing to the most local interactions on planet earth while nature gives us a chance so that every next girl born has a fair chance to thrive www.fazleabed.com provides one leaders 50 years of work linking the largest ngo coalition to valuing little sisters futures
example how do links to webs you remember connect with ai in education if at all
just thinking aloud -welcome Q&A email@example.com
links in a web connecting world of youth's hopes and fears fascinate me - eg i wish there was a simple way to do a learning quiz- what are your favorite links on two sustainability development goals - choose any pair- if we could then analyses the survey the links could be a learning experience in themselves
with 25 years online my biggest problem is memory - in some ways i learnt more 25 years ago- you could reach top people in big companies easily when the net was uncrowded; i sort of feel now virus has forced everyone online is another unusual time to reach- look at this 6 day free festival to zoom with hong kong startups https://www.startmeup.hk/startmeuphk-festival-2020/
or consider the online hi-school movement https://www.crimsonglobalacademy.school/
or dual language schools the french mission in new york is spreading all over brooklyn -they are doing different thngs during lockdown than standardised exam schools
raw data on which links matter most to whom depending on which goal they are thinking about is something i wish artificial intelligence would be applied to- the problem with globalization is it often misses local context- eg if you have no access to electricity grids what you need to learn to be a community medic is different than if you are sitting in a big pharma company- what are the other reasons why worlds greatest medical experts have mainly spent last 15 years not working on viruses
i am interested in any way ai in education can humanise ai and somehow map from grade to grade including what teachers need to innovate- rough ideas welcome- do we really know how to use links
if this or a related subject is worth a zoom please tell me a few times you have available and location…
IF SCHOOLS were child centric they would make age relevant interventions:
if anyone is illiterate at age 6 it only takes 90 days to change that - best of all a literate kid can be main helper in 20 minute session - see sunita gandhi
finacial literacy would be practicsed from age 8 - see aflatoun ( works in 100 countries
from age 10 pre-teens would have access to pfysical and mental health studies designed peer to peer -see Lancet
no kid would leave primary school without knowing how open space meetings/teamwork is facilitated
teachers would be celebrated for clarifying which skills involve experiential learning not classroom examination - while there is some recognition that music and sports involve practice, its shocking that coding isnt valued this way ..
Do you have life-changing moment to share? - what was it and what did you think or do differently after it?
example until 9/11, i assumed that (good) futures are happening somewhere in the world and would be searched out so that all could communally replicate them; === 9/11 caused me to question whether global connectivity will give us time to find sustainable solutions for our kids- i became particulaly interested in places where good education leaps appeared but did not get app'd the world over - one example actually goes back to my favorite 1990s advances in schools that a small cliuster of new zealand schools pioneered - download it here https://oiipdf.com/download/the-learning-revolution
i welcome discussion of this book's parts at any time rsvp firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a solution every community that develops youth could be cooperational
in 1984our book with economist editors 2025report made the case for 40 year commitment to every child identifying own skils dashboard and maximising AI curation of this- we valued this as sustainability critical worldwide cooperation - we see no logic for changing this concern
== we live in an age where most up to half of knowhow of techforgood changes every 3 years - we needed mindsets for exploration not for being standard examined; a nation that makes its college students its largest debt class is likely to collapse economically socially environmentally if web3 is designed for celebrating sustainability cooperation; and if web3 is not designed for neough yout to linkin the first sustainability generation then we are all heading the way of the dodo
TECH - What is IT? and which exponential multipliers most impact human and natural futures?
AI >. silicon chip singularity (ie when one chip > one brain in pure analytical capacity) - science fictiion no moore
who programs the ai - the race to include lost voices eg girls- the world of statistics re=-examined like never before (eg previously mass statistics very weak at coding meaining from numbers)
Biotech >> Affective science (loveq and emotional intelligence remains human's unique edge over artificials for at least 10 more years!)
Some people say that Virtual or Augmented Reality has advanced at its best so far in last 12 months that there are hardly any qualified teachers only pioneering explorers- does this matter - well its VR which is your gateway to web3 - intead of just a mobile device you will like wear a visual sensor system; equally others argue that you shouldnt worry about how fast you put googles on - what you should want is to take back ownbership of what you spend time creating virually- look at the small print of the big platforms you probably dont own anything without them..maybe this is a generation issue bu interstingly the met-generation can now work on chnaging anything that old systems are destroying (eg climate) ...t
IOT which things will now have brains and be as mobile connected as you are
Crypto - can communities celebrate financiang their own most urgent sustainability cooperations? if they dont who wil?
Cyber >> Drone - opportunities and threats of public spaces- first in spaces like the arctic circle if we dont use drones we will get no warning before the big meltdown
-the mkist memorable western campus event i attended in 2010s was tufts colllaboratory summit convened mainly by arctic circle youth under 25;
one of the main debates how to help teachers in arctic circle schools empower their students to use virtual reality to visit other arctic circles schools communities; many of the changes and solutions are analogous; I am reminded by educators leading the compilation of virtual realty libraries of the DICE acronym - a reen might want to do something dangerous like climb everest, why not VR simulate that? there are impossible things a trainee doctor will never be able to travel inside a humans gut but that can be VR'd; there are catastropghic simulations - you would rid the world of bees just to test if donald is wrong about nature being more powerful than he is, you can simulate it; or the future of smart tourism may be curation of what a community is proudest of being visited for - this way ecotourism, cultural appreciation exchanges can be twinned to maximise celebration of each other- and by the way friends of the tourist can join in virtually- of corse this raises a metaverse question - that Hong Kong is leading the world on
being 100% public - good and bad hacs- note context matters - context 1 smart city context 2 isolated vilalge no moore context 3 make a huge land safe at borders