Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster
Posted on August 8, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Sean Bennett wrote this article for IBM about how they applied blockchain technology to traditional fiat currencies.
The differences between Bitcoin and Libra should matter to policymakers
Posted on July 8, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Peter van Valkenburgh article about differences between Bitcoin and Facebook's Libra. The two have different design goals, work in different ways, and raise different regulatory questions.
Tags crypto fintech data-science
How to staff the hybrid cloud
Posted on June 9, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Sandra Gittlen wrote this piece about challenges hybrid cloud pose for IT departments. IT leaders share their advice for getting network and infrastructure teams ready for hybrid cloud environments.
Tags management cloud fintech software
Blockchain No-Brainer: Ownership in the digital era
Posted on June 7, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Dominic Perini article about his view on digital asset ownership, provenance and handling. In order to understand how the notion of ownership is currently perceived in society, author proposes to briefly analyse the journey that has brought us to the present stage and the factors which have contributed to the evolution of our perceptions.
Tags crypto blockchain fintech
An overview of privacy in cryptocurrencies
Posted on August 16, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length long
Blog post by Richard Chen about privacy consideration when dealing with cryptocurrencies. It's no secret that privacy is an important topic in cryptocurrencies these days. Neither companies nor individuals want to publish all of their information onto a public blockchain that can be arbitrarily read without any restrictions.
Tags fintech blockchain security infosec
AI & blockchain, an introduction
Posted on August 15, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length long
Matt Turck produced this post about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and exploring the intersection of artificial intelligence and blockchain. His goal was to provide a broad introduction to the topic and feed the discussion why the topic matters in the first place, and highlight the work of some interesting companies in the space.
What you need to consider before building a fintech product
Posted on August 8, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Blog post by Artur Bachynskyi with some advice on topic of fintech products. Financial technology aka fintech is a popular start-up sector for entrepreneurs, as more and more people are striving for financial literacy. The shift to treating one's finances more intelligently has led the creators to apply the principles of human-centered design (HCD) when developing fintech products.
Enterprise integration for Ethereum
Posted on July 27, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Bilgin Ibryam article about Ethereum usage in enterprise. Ethereum is distributed and decentralized, but it is mostly a closed system with the embedded ledger, the currency, and the executing nodes. The most popular open source Java integration library -- Apache Camel supports Ethereum's JSON-RPC API now.
Posted on July 17, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length short
Zach Church interviewed Christian Catalini - an MIT expert - on why distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies have the potential to affect every industry.
Tags crypto blockchain fintech