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Tokens Will Bring Conflicts of Interest to Healthcare

Tokens Will Bring Conflicts of Interest to Healthcare

Roger Boodoo, MD, is a radiologist and clinical informatics fellow actively seeking opportunities where blockchain technology might be applied to challenges in healthcare. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Let’s start with the problematic scenario. A medical researcher stands […]

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

Peter Loop is associate vice president and senior principal technology architect at Infosys, where he focuses on delivering enterprise cryptocurrency and blockchain ledger technologies, API management and cloud migration of enterprise systems. This article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review opinion series. During the […]

Blockchain in the Boardroom: Moving Toward Enterprise Deployment

Blockchain in the Boardroom: Moving Toward Enterprise Deployment

Iliana Oris Valiente (CPA, CA, CBP) is a managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for Accenture’s emerging tech division. She is also the founder and chair of the board at ColliderX Blockchain R&D Hub. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in […]

Blockchain and the Rise of Transaction Technology

Blockchain and the Rise of Transaction Technology

Magda Borowik is the special envoy for fintech to the Minister of Digital Affairs of the Republic of Poland and the director of technology research at FinTech Poland. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. The last couple of years were […]

Blockchain in Your Pocket? The Phone Behind Sirin’s $157 Million ICO

Blockchain in Your Pocket? The Phone Behind Sirin’s $157 Million ICO

Does the world really need a blockchain phone? Sirin Labs is betting it does. The startup, which recently raised $157 million in an initial coin offering (ICO), is building an Android smartphone from scratch with special features for cryptocurrency enthusiasts: an app store for distributed […]

2018: The Year We Democratize Blockchain

2018: The Year We Democratize Blockchain

Eric Piscini, a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, is the global leader of Deloitte’s financial services blockchain consulting efforts and co-lead at its the global blockchain and cryptocurrency team. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. As the technology behind […]

Banks and the Blockchain Blues

Banks and the Blockchain Blues

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Like the misleading opening of a well-crafted thriller, the blockchain bustle in the banking sector is sending a confusing message. […]

Bank Blockchain Integration: A Challenge Overcome

Bank Blockchain Integration: A Challenge Overcome

John Whelan is blockchain lab director at Banco Santander, where he specializes in the application of blockchains, distributed ledgers and smart contracts within the financial industry. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. For the past couple of years, there has been […]

Volatility: A Necessary Ingredient for Monetary and Social Transition

Volatility: A Necessary Ingredient for Monetary and Social Transition

Farzam Ehsani (@farzamehsani) is the blockchain lead at RMB and the Chairperson of the South African Financial Blockchain Consortium (SAFBC). The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Nothing lasts forever – we live in a world that is subject to […]

Cats Went Crypto First, Now It’s Time for Consumers

Cats Went Crypto First, Now It’s Time for Consumers

Arthur Camara is a co-founder of CryptoKitties, created by Canadian innovation studio Axiom Zen, where he focuses on product and engineering to help bring blockchain technology to the masses. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. I admittedly wasn’t investing […]