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Blockchain and Consensus: Will Cybercurrencies Drain the World’s Power Supplies?

By Dick Weisinger

Blockchain provides a decentralized way for tracking information. Blockchains eliminate the need for a central authority to control the accuracy of the information. The key to the trustworthiness of the blockchain is the consensus algorithm it uses to guarantee correctness.

Bots: Hackers Program Bots to be Smarter and more Resilient

By Dick Weisinger

Malicious bots are doing blockchain. Researchers at Akamai have discovered a type of bot that can automatically update itself with new versions of software and new mother ship location information. Bots can interact with cron or system scheduling systems and

Computing: The Dfinity Decentralized Internet Computer

By Dick Weisinger

Dfinity has created a project called ‘The Internet Computer’ which is a decentralized and non-proprietary network that developers can use as an alternative to proprietary platforms. Dominic Williams, founder and chief scientist at Dfinity, said that “big tech has hijacked

Blockchain: Key Tool Adopted by United Nations for Sustainable Development

By Dick Weisinger

Blockchain is a technology that encrypts data and stores it in large number of servers to ensure that information cannot be lost. Blockchain is most commonly associated with BitCoin and cryptocurrencies, but use cases for the technology span projects like

Blockchain: China’s Plan to Dominate Distributed Ledger Apps (dApps)

By Dick Weisinger

China has been wary of the decentralized capabilities of blockchain, and they’ve devised a solution that gives them back control. In April, the Chinese government rolled out the Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN). The system has attracted about 6000 enterprise, government