Monday, 28 May 2018

Cryptocurrencies promise to realize Friedrich Hayek’s dream of a free market in money. But human societies have discovered no better way to keep the value of money roughly constant than by relying on central banks to exercise control over its issue.

A smart contract is just like an old-fashioned verbal or paper contract except that its conditions can be met digitally. Smart contracts are not new, but they are newly relevant (and a bit overhyped) because they are an awesome, non-cryptocurrency use of blockchain technology.

UK based machine learning start-up Verv executed the UK’s first physical energy trade on the blockchain in 2017. Now it’s partnering with Ocean Energy to develop its longer term goal, an energy information marketplace.

Token economy that emerged several years ago is moving forward, despite all regulatory and technical hurdles.

The largest credit bureau in Central and Eastern Europe, Polish Credit Office, is teaming up with local DLT specialist Billon to move up to 140 million credit histories to the blockchain.

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