What Do the UN’s New Sustainable Development Goals Mean for the Blockchain?

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*+-The UN is conducting a Summit this week (Sept 25 – 27, 2015) to adopt the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These are meant to shape national level strategies for development and poverty alleviation for the next 15 years.  The 17 goals include items like: ensuring gender equality, achieving food security, combating climate change, conserving… Read more »

The Blockchain and Mobile Money for Agriculture in Developing Countries?

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*+-Many compare the emergence of the decentralized blockchain payments system to the emergence of the internet. While there were those who predicted the collapse of the internet there have been others who predict the collapse of the world’s first decentralized payments infrastructure. Fortunately, there has not been any US federal crackdown but instead a cautious… Read more »