Blockchain and the UN

If you had told me that one of the most disruptive technologies of the 21st century would be a ledger, I’m guessing I would be incredulous. But the pervasiveness of the blockchain has changed my mind. While it first gained prominence as the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, its true potential made to reached outside of financial transactions.

Ray Lucchesi shares his thought in this piece how blockchain is being utilized by the IXO Foundation to serve as the verification engine for the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Like most things blockchain, it’s a lot easier to grasp the overall idea than the actual implementation. But Ray does a good job of outlining how such a system could work.

Ray Lucchesi comments:

Read more at: Blockchain, open source and trusted data lead to better SDG impacts

About the author

Rich Stroffolino

Rich has been a tech enthusiast since he first used the speech simulator on a Magnavox Odyssey². Current areas of interest include ZFS, the false hopes of memristors, and the oral history of Transmeta.