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Disrupting Blockchain by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Disrupting Blockchain

In a lively discussion about blockchain and disruption, once again the question was raised “what will disrupt blockchain?”, and the answer to that question is as simple as it is straightforward. Blockchain itself will disrupt blockchain. As carrier for disruption of many industries and applications, blockchain has become a catalyst for change and transformation. Although …

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Sustainability and the Ethics of Technology by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Sustainability and the Ethics of Technology by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

In the series Star Trek: Voyager we find that the character Seven of Nine is a former Borg drone, who becomes disconnected from the Borg Collective, and faces the challenges of becoming a human individual again while still depending on Borg cybernetic implants. An important part of her survival and ability to deal with these foreign implants are the nanorobots that …

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US Senate Committee on Blockchain

On August 21st, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a public hearing on Energy Efficiency of Blockchain and Similar Technologies. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the energy efficiency of blockchain and similar technologies and the cybersecurity possibilities of such technologies for energy industry applications. In particular, should we expect …

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Can blockchain be hacked?

Spoiler alert: YES, Blockchain can be hacked! Blockchain, by some seen as the answer to every problem, is promoted by many, including myself, as a possible solution for many cyber security issues. The structure of blockchain, combining distributed ledger, consensus on proof of work and proof of stake, encryption by design and linked blocks, provides …

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Autonomous Project Execution – Develop the culture to deliver

Autonomous Project Execution – Develop the culture to deliver

Companies large and small have discovered the benefits of autonomous project execution in combination with short go-to-market cycles as seen in Design Thinking, Scrum & Agile and the LEAN continuous improvement concept of PDCA. Dynamic teams of experts and developers are assigned objectives and within the scope of the project, they will explore and deliver …

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