THE EVOLUTION OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, FROM THE TELEPHONE TO THE INTERNET TO THE BLOCKCHAIN
Blockchain technology represents the next stage in our evolution of communication tools. Each advancement, from the telephone to the internet to mobile devices, has resulted in revolutionary changes to our commerce and society. Now the blockchain is poised to be just as disruptive, reshaping old services and creating new ones. This talk will cover what's unique and innovative about blockchain technology, and look it’s role in solving enterprise logistical issues, and in rethinking data organization and sharing.
SOL LEDERER, PhD
HOW TO DESIGN A BLOCKCHAIN PRODUCT YOUR
CUSTOMER WILL LOVE
Building something useful on top of distributed infrastructure means understanding the values of the blockchain community, as well as the needs of your users and customers. This talk will address surprising and counterintuitive design principles that appear in successful blockchain projects we've seen so far, and how they resonate with unique and fast-growing groups of blockchain technology practitioners and investors.
THE STORY OF STORJ, A DISTRIBUTED
BLOCKCHAIN-BASED CLOUD STORAGE PLATFORM
Storj has made waves in the name of decentralization of cloud storage. Storj provides an innovative means of solving the problem, “How do I keep my valuable information out of the wrong hands?” The company gives users the ability to not only secure their information using P2P technology and encryption, but users can also earn money for their extra hard drive space. Learn the fascinating journey of Storj and how they launched one of the most successful crowdsales on the Ethereum blockchain.
USING THE BLOCKCHAIN TO CATALOG THE CATALOG,
APPAREL'S $100 BILLION MISSING DATA PROBLEM
When a product leaves the store, brands have no real way of understanding how their products perform in the real world, what the user experience or interaction is. Brands want to understand their customers and spend millions of dollars through disjointed channels to get product data. LOOMIA is set to bridge this gap with the use of it's technology and the blockchain.