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Useful Blockchain

Useful Blockchain

"Hold on lads, I've got an idea..." Nothing wrong with trading/investing. But, what if we could use the Blockchain concept to solve real world problems. Socially useful Blockchains...


Is the Bank of England in agreement with the Crypto community on CBDC?!

12 Oct 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Paul Straker

"A CBDC would be fundamentally different to cryptocurrencies or cryptoassets." So says the Bank Of England in a recent comment on their website. (About two thirds down). No doubt many current Crypto enthusiasts would agree! What do they mean by thi...

Could Blockchain enable constant, wireless charging for all?

13 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Paul Straker

"The recent advancements in blockchain technology and the energy markets are all converging...creating a major disruptive technology advancement." The combination of a DAO (Decentralised Autonomous Organisation) called rLoop, a blockchain/crypto-cu...

Is the UK planning to regulate Crypto and the Blockchain?

11 Jul 2021 1 minute read 6 comments Paul Straker

"...our vision puts the UK at the forefront of technology and innovation in the 21st century... …exploring the case for a central bank digital currency with the Bank of England… …consulting on pioneering reforms to support the safe adoption of crypt...

Is Crypto too complicated for mass market use?

8 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Paul Straker

"Even though I am a technology journalist (albeit not a crypto-expert), I was baffled by how complicated the process was, and realised I wasn’t alone." This was how a BBC tech journo described their experience of buying an NFT. In the same article,...

GeoCash - earnings update

26 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Paul Straker

I previously talked about the GeoCash App here.  For this quick update I wanted to look at how it has performed in the first few weeks after Mainnet. The App went live on 11th June. Between then and now (26th), the App has recorded;  Daily Average 1...

Could Blockchain be a game changer for Foreign Aid?

23 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Paul Straker

"The UN estimates 30% of all aid ends up in the hands of corrupt institutions..." (PA Consulting). That's a pretty shocking statistic.  Yet Blockchain could change that.  To be clear, I don't mean donating crypto.  I mean using Blockchain tech. Aid...

Could GeoCash rebalance the data marketplace?

20 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Paul Straker

"Your location is valuable data, both to the app makers and to the people who pay them for it." (Wired, 2015). But who owns and controls that data? For most Apps and websites, not us!  We get a free service or information.  We give away our data in...