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LinkedIn: Blockchain Is The Most In-Demand Hard Skill

I have had my eye on blockchain for a few years, and came across a number of articles claiming that blockchain is a farce and that it doesn’t provide any benefits (I wrote about some of its benefits if you’re curious). Fast forward to the past few months, i’m seeing more positive articles about blockchain —…

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Why Blockchain: As Quickly As Possible

As is the case with most technologies, blockchain has its use cases. The first step to identifying blockchain’s use cases and why you should use blockchain, or why blockchain may not be for you is to learn how it works (hardly any technical details required). To put it frankly, blockchain is a data storage concept…

Blockchain Development: How to Write an EOS Hello World Smart Contract

If you’re not familiar with EOS, it’s a smart contract platform similar to Ethereum.  In this tutorial we’ll be deploying a hello world smart contract to your own local EOS test net. To follow along with the video below, you’ll need to have the EOS software installed, which can be done by following this link.…

Finney phones

Finney Blockchain Phone Has Built-In Wallet, 8-Core CPU And 6GB Of RAM

Sirin Labs — A Swiss-based company has stated that they will release the Finney blockchain phone in November. The Finney blockchain phone has a built-in cryptocurrency cold-storage wallet that is isolated from the rest of the phone for security purposes. The wallet software has a token conversion service that enables users to swap one token…

A computer the size of a salt grain.

IBM Invents A Computer The Size Of A Salt Grain

IBM has invented a computer as small as a grain of salt, which will cost less than $0.10 to manufacture. It is equipped with hundreds of thousands of transistors, and has processing power equivalent to that of the 1990 x86 processor. This almost-microscopic computer is intended for embedded systems in advanced supply chain management applications,…