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.
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