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Blockchain and Electricity
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Visa, the worlds leading payment processing firm, processes 1700 transactions in a second. They do it in a matter-of-fact manner, within a blink of an eye. Blockchain, through the Bitcoin network, processĀ SEVEN transactions in a second, yes seven. Which is...
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Caught in the midst of change
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Image credits Pixabay I heard of this saying some nine times, at last count, in the past week. When it crept on to my screen as well, I thought of this as a signal for me to dwell deeper and...
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Blockchain news in Law and Education
Blockchain News: Education & Law
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Here is a roundup of interesting stories on Blockchain that got discussed, debated or worked on. Blockchain news and views that caught the eye. 1. The Law joins Blockchain! Chinaā€™s Supreme Court Rules thatĀ Blockchain Can Legally authenticate evidenceĀ which is legally...
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Hello from the midst of the typhoon
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Its the strongest storm in 25 years. Typhoon Jebi has been quite something to Japan and to me too. For I have never been near one in my life. I write this with winds howling outside the window and rains...
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Humanity rising to the kerala floods in 2018
Love Story
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I write this just after getting off the phone speaking to a dear friend. He is helping with the relief effort in Kerala. The magnitude of the calamity does not lend itself to easy estimation of the time or cost of...
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Blockchain Sightings
Blockchain District in India
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Will Telangana, the youngest of Indian states,Ā lead the way for the Blockchain adoption and innovation in India? If theĀ MOU signed by the State ofĀ TelanganaĀ ā€œto create the first Blockchain District in theĀ countryā€, is any sign,Ā it isĀ off to a head start. TheĀ 50...
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The weaver’s story
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It was intrigue that got me to read the card that was packed in along with the saree my mother had bought. It told a story of the weaver who had woven it. My own belief in the power of...
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Transparency and Privacy features give power to Blockchain
Leveraging the power of Blockchain – Transparency and Privacy
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The essential dilemma about the internet the way it is this: We have had to give up privacy in order to get productivity. The volume of conversations that stem from privacy concerns and the lack of credible alternatives to remain...
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Leveraging technology to understand human emotions especially if they are dealing with diseases like Parkinson's
My dad’s jail term
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My dad died of Parkinsonā€™s disease. It is a cruel disease where all your mental faculties are alive but you canā€™t move a single muscle. Hands, legs, hips, tongue, eyes..! There were spasms of time, when medicines would unfreeze his...
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What are the possibilities thanks to Blockchain
Blockchain Possibilities
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A permanent secure digital distributed ledger was the simplest definition of Blockchain that emerged in the previous post from this series. A long conversation on the possibilities with blockchain resulted. As the ideas were wrestled with, the contours for further conversation needed to...
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