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Advantages of Functional Programming for Blockchain Protocols
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Advantages of Functional Programming for Blockchain Protocols

Can functional programming support more efficient blockchain infrastructure, who is using it and why? To say that blockchain technology is fascinating would be an understatement. Hundreds of blockchain projects have already been deployed and hundreds more will launch in the coming months. As companies develop more advanced blockchain infrastructure and applications, a future that revolves around...

The 6 Major Blockchain Trends For 2018 Outlined By Deloitte
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The 6 Major Blockchain Trends For 2018 Outlined By Deloitte

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things. Blockchain continues to grow in popularity as people across multiple industries find new applications for it. Recently, Deloitte released a report entitled, ‘2018 Global Blockchain Survey’. In it, they explore...

How To Implement A Blockchain Project In 5 Steps
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How To Implement A Blockchain Project In 5 Steps

From the initialization of the network to the execution of a smart contract and the selection of the necessary tools, here are the main steps for implementing a blockchain application. The blockchain has passed the course of evangelization. It is no longer necessary to recall the interest represented by blockchain technology. A kind of decentralized account...

Flexibility Is Strength: Evolving The ‘Smart’ Contract
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Flexibility Is Strength: Evolving The ‘Smart’ Contract

Excited neophytes think that so-called “smart” contracts may be a panacea for all transactional or data management activities that take place in a developing technological ecosystem. It’s a mistaken assumption, but still a noble goal that could yield unexpected dividends. “Be like bamboo,” said my teacher, back when I was taking kung fu classes. “Bamboo...

This Blockchain Ecommerce Platform Thinks It Can Take on Amazon and Major Retailers
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This Blockchain Ecommerce Platform Thinks It Can Take on Amazon and Major Retailers

Shoppers get to decide whom to share their data with  Thanks to the ever-growing list of data breaches across retail companies and Facebook’s privacy crisis with data firm Cambridge Analytica, data and privacy issues are at the top of people’s minds both in and out of the retail industry. It’s a looming and necessary concern, especially as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation,...

8 Things to Consider Before Hopping on the Blockchain Train
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8 Things to Consider Before Hopping on the Blockchain Train

While blockchain holds great promise for some applications, companies have to understand the various challenges.  Blockchain is likened to the Internet in terms of its ability to boost a business’s reach and reduce expenses. This has positive connotations, but as a new technology, it’s often misunderstood. Just as companies with no use for the online...