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BlockBack Tuesday #071

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Cryptocurrency Mining Explained | John Lee Quigley | BBH#15 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] The most recent research released by CoinShares shows that the large mining farms are mining bitcoin where the costs of production are above $5,600. WithContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #071”

BlockBack Tuesday #070

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain in Modern Educational Systems | Maarten de Borst | BBH#13 [Title of the video] Martin de Borst is a blockchain expert and a co-founder of fintech startup Younder. On this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we sat down with him to discussContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #070”

September 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Smart Contracts [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: In today’s infographic, we take a look at Smart Contracts and how they’re being used. Smart Contracts are one of the blockchain trendsContinue reading “September 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #069

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Custody Services for Digital Assets | Alexandre Kech | BBH#12 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Technology, security, and compliance – these are the main barriers standing between digital assets and asset custodians. Traditional asset custodians simply are not equippedContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #069”

BlockBack Tuesday #068

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Building The Community of Blockchain Early Adopters | Martin Breuer | BBH#10 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Successfully building the blockchain community means integrating people from all walks of life, and not only blockchain developers, financial experts, and techContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #068”

BlockBack Tuesday #067

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Decentralization of Internet | Patricia Parkinson | BBH#9 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Since the boom of “dot com” more than 20 years ago, the Internet has reshaped not only the way people interact with each other, but alsoContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #067”

BlockBack Tuesday #066

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Fundraising for Blockchain Companies | Sergej Stein | BBH#6 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] The craze of ICOs back in 2017 brought the idea to revolutionize how we fund companies by creating a tokenized business. Offering a lighter mechanismContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #066”

August 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Private And Public Blockchains [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Blockchains come in different flavors. Sometimes the public operates a permissionless network where anyone can join, and sometimes a private consortiumContinue reading “August 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #065

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Social Impact of Blockchain | Jean-Daniel Gauthier | BBH#4 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] By enforcing transparency, blockchain is the perfect solution to establish veracity. The potential implementation may vary from giving refugees an identity to tracking recyclableContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #065”

BlockBack Tuesday #064

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Mass Adoption of The Blockchain Technology | Melissa Loh | BBH#3 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Welcome to the third episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype! Sparked by the famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, blockchain adoption is said to be growingContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #064”

BlockBack Tuesday #063

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain in Cleantech | Matthew Vitamante | BBH#2 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Blockchain with its broad range of applications has the potential to be a catalyst for innovation in the cleantech sector. We talked with the sustainability andContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #063”

BlockBack Tuesday #062

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Clock Time vs. Block Time: Which one does ZooBC use? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Since Bitcoin, a convention started among blockchains to measure the passage of time by how many blocks have been added to the chain. ButContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #062”

BlockBack Tuesday #061

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Bitcoin vs. ZooBC Reward Mechanisms [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Every four years, Bitcoin gives out 50% less reward for each block. To avoid the price instability caused by this, ZooBC has re-designed how blocks and rewards work fromContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #061”

July 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Hierarchical Deterministic ZooBC Wallet [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Modern blockchain wallets often let you generate a lot of accounts from a single passphrase. The ZooBC wallet supports this featureContinue reading “July 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #060

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain Developers and Dapps | Arjuna Sky Kok | BBH#25 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we interview Arjuna Sky Kok, Founder and CEO of PT. Langit Biru Arjuna. We discussed topics suchContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #060”

BlockBack Tuesday #059

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How to Shift to Coding for Decentralized Systems [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Following up with our video on how it is to work as a blockchain developer, our Blockchain Zoo developers have a message for those of youContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #059”

BlockBack Tuesday #058

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Fee Scaling in ZooBC Works [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Every blockchain has transaction fees, but why? Do they have systems that help keep the fee at a reasonable level? Many do not, but ZooBC takes a uniqueContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #058”

BlockBack Tuesday #057

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Zoolanders: More Democratic Model of Governance [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Blockchains with a fixed transaction fee have a big problem: when the token is expensive, the fee gets too expensive, but when the token is cheap, itContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #057”

June 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Blockchain Rewards [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: When a new block is created by the network, some rewards get distributed among the nodes in the registry. How does the rewardContinue reading “June 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #056

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain in Banking and Finance | Evan Ngow | BBH#24 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we interview Evan Ngow, Founder and Managing Director of Mindsmiths Global. We discussed topics such as: OverallContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #056”

BlockBack Tuesday #055

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Proof of Authority vs. Proof of Participation [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Proof of Authority consensus uses a federation of nodes which are each authorized by a central authority to participate. Proof of Participation keeps the strengths of aContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #055”

BlockBack Tuesday #054

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Decentralized Systems Can Help Flatten the COVID-19 Curve [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] People all over the world have been trying to stop COVID-19 from spreading more than it already has. How can the decentralized systems help fightContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #054”

BlockBack Tuesday #053

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why work remotely from a Coworking Space? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Why remote working from a coworking space? Because you can stay more focused on your tasks and always motivated, feel more connected with the community you’re in,Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #053”

BlockBack Tuesday #052

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Proof of Stake vs. Proof of Participation [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, we show how ZooBC has reworked the ideas of Proof of Stake from the ground up to reduce dependence on the token’s value forContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #052”

May 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Asymmetric Cryptography [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Public and private keys are vital in blockchain. What are they? And what is their role in securing a blockchain? Check out thisContinue reading “May 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #051

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Proof of Work vs. Proof of Participation [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] ZooBC’s Proof of Participation consensus was designed to overcome problems in other consensus algorithms like Proof of Work. In this video, our Co-founder and CTO, Barton Johnston,Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #051”

BlockBack Tuesday #050

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Coworking Space & Community for Blockchain Innovators [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] We’re proud to announce that our new coworking space is ready for the blockchainers interested in working on their blockchain projects in a cool environment! Our softContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #050”

BlockBack Tuesday #049

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Real-World Challenges of Blockchain Projects | Lee Willson | BBH#23 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we interview Lee Willson, the Co-founder of Blockchain Zoo, and the Founding Supernode of World BlockchainContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #049”

BlockBack Tuesday #048

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: ZooBC Update: ZooBC Progress Towards Beta Version [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, our Co-founder and CTO, Barton Johnston, updates you on the current status of ZooBC Blockchain, and the upcoming features our developers team is workingContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #048”

April 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Blockchain Forks [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: What happens when the rules of a blockchain are changed? A new “fork” is born! Check out our explainer on soft forks andContinue reading “April 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #047

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain Zoo Outing 2020 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In Blockchain Zoo, it’s not just about coding. We also like to challenge ourselves outside of the office space. In today’s video, we share with you a small piece ofContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #047”

BlockBack Tuesday #046

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why does ZooBC blockchain use the Go programming language? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Choosing a programming language is an important consideration when developing a new blockchain. We decided to launch with proven language call Golang. Golang has beenContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #046”

BlockBack Tuesday #045

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why does ZooBC blockchain use SHA-3 hashing algorithm instead of SHA-2? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, Barton (Co-founder & CTO) shares his thoughts on hashing algorithms SHA-1, SHA-2, and SHA-3, and why the ZooBC tech teamContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #045”

BlockBack Tuesday #044

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Zoolanders: What Nodes Can Validate Spine Blocks? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Our Technical Associates, Andy Herman, and Ahmed Ali Abdilah, talk to you more about spine blocks and how nodes with limited hardware specs validate the spineContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #044”

March 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Gamify the Blockchain [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Blockchain is disrupting many industries, including the gaming industry. In this infographic, we take a look at how blockchain technology can createContinue reading “March 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #043

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Small Businesses Approach Blockchain Adoption | Francis Hutley | BBH#7 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Even though blockchain technology is still in the growing stage, up to $22 billion worth of ICO was raised in 2018 to fundContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #043”

BlockBack Tuesday #042

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: ZooBC Update: Explaining Multisig Mechanism [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, our co-founder and CTO, Barton Johnston, updates you on the address types that ZooBC Blockchain will support. He also explains how the ZooBC multisig mechanism works,Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #042”

BlockBack Tuesday #041

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Internet of Things and Blockchain | Henry Wang | BBH#22 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we interview Henry Wang, the Founder and CEO of SmartMesh. We discussed topics such as: TheContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #041”

BlockBack Tuesday #040

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Zoolanders: How to Register your Node in The ZooBC Wallet [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] ZooBC technology comes with state-of-the-art wallets for mobile (android + iOS) and web, with coming support for hardware wallets and more! In thisContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #040”

February 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Blockchain Nodes [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Not all nodes in the blockchain are the same. Some can have specialized roles, depending on the needs of the node operator. InContinue reading “February 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #039

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How to Use the ZooBC Wallet [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, we demonstrate to you how to use our web wallet and showcase what features it has so far. The ZooBC wallet is currently in theContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #039”

BlockBack Tuesday #038

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: ZooBC White Paper V1.0 Available Now [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] We’re excited to announce that version 1.0 of ZooBC White Paper is out! After months of hard work, the new version is ready. You can read it andContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #038”

BlockBack Tuesday #037

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: ZooBC Update: Wallet Features & Node Registration [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Our Technical Associate, Putu Kusuma, updates you on the status of the ZooBC wallet, and what features have been implemented in it so far. To users thatContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #037”

BlockBack Tuesday #036

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Strategic Evaluation of Blockchain Projects [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, we have Doryan Ahn, co-founder of CREXPIA, and CEO of Doryan Solutions. Ahn explains to you: How do investors evaluate blockchain projects? What is IRO, andContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #036”

BlockBack Tuesday #035

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Tokenized Economy & Sustainability | Stephen DeMeulenaere | BBH#1 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Welcome to the first episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype! After a decade of development, blockchain is attracting not only financial institutions but also local governments.Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #035”

January 2021: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Consensus Algorithms [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: In this infographic, you can learn about the most popular of them, and why blockchain uses the consensus protocol. To dive deeper intoContinue reading “January 2021: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #034

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Snapshot Works in ZooBC [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Most blockchains require a new node to download the entire history of previous blocks before they can join the network. With database state snapshots fully secured by the ZooBCContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #034”

BlockBack Tuesday #033

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain in FinTech [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Blockchain was created as a financial technology, and in many ways, FinTech has been leading the charge towards its wider adoption. Our founder and CEO, Roberto Capodieci, talks about the challengesContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #033”

BlockBack Tuesday #032

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Reducing Blockchain Download Time with Snapshot [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this video, our Quality Control Manager, Stefano Galassi, gives you the definition of a snapshot, and how it works in ZooBC technology. Galassi also explains to youContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #032”

BlockBack Tuesday #031

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain Zoo Developers at BlockBali Conference [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Being a blockchain developer is not just about coding. To grow your knowledge about the blockchain technology, attending conferences, engaging and connecting with other fellow developers in theContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #031”

December 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Top Five Blockchain Trends To Watch In 2020 We originally posted this simple infographic, together with a blog post (link below) in January 2020. What of the below trends has in fact gained more of yourContinue reading “December 2020: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #030

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Rewards in ZooBC Work [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Blockchains don’t always reward the people who really deserve it. That’s why ZooBC uses a totally new strategy to divide new tokens equally, using the Proof of Participation algorithm.Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #030”

BlockBack Tuesday #029

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How is it to work as the blockchain developer? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a blockchain developer? We got you covered! Our developers share with you the challenges ofContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #029”

BlockBack Tuesday #028

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Community Q&A: Proof of Participation [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Proof of Participation algorithm is used to reward the nodes participating in a network. In this video, we answer: What is Proof of Participation in simple words? Is ProofContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #028”

BlockBack Tuesday #027

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain Techathon 2019 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] At Blockchain Zoo, we always try to move the discussion forward and meet with other blockchain players. We exchange inspiration and collaboration, and contribute to advancing the blockchain technology together. StayContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #027”

November 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: What Is A Block? [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: In today’s infographic, we learn what is a block, and how a series of blocks come together to form what weContinue reading “November 2020: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #026

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Proof of Participation Consensus Algorithm in ZooBC Works [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Proof of Participation is a consensus algorithm, which proves a nodes right to create blocks, and receive rewards based on their participation. In this video,Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #026”

BlockBack Tuesday #025

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why Become a Blockchain Developer [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] What makes a developer decide to work with the blockchain technology? Our founder and CEO, Roberto Capodieci, explains to you how working as a blockchain developer with the decentralizedContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #025”

BlockBack Tuesday #024

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain Zoo 2019 Rewind [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] It’s the end of 2019! The year had it’s ups and downs, but overall, it was amazing. We collected the highlights of our year and put them in a videoContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #024”

BlockBack Tuesday #023

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Centralized vs Decentralized Exchanges | Artur Zaharov | BBH#5 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] When the storm of cryptocurrencies came, many cryptocurrency exchanges arose, facilitating convenient trading on their platforms. Though efficiency is being provided, some may forget theContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #023”

BlockBack Tuesday #022

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Zoolanders: What to Keep in Mind When Running the ZooBC Node [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Our developers, I Ketut Ariasa and Heriyono Sim, explain what you should keep in mind when you run the ZooBC node. InContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #022”

October 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Cryptographic Hashing [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Cryptographic hashing is important in a blockchain to make sure that the blockchain history hasn’t been tampered with. Check out our glossary toContinue reading “October 2020: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #021

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why does ZooBC blockchain network need two types of blocks? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] The initial blockchain download (IBD) process is required for full nodes operators to guarantee they have the entire transaction history. Depending on your hardwareContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #021”

BlockBack Tuesday #020

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How ZooBC Network Works [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Network implementation in ZooBC is unique. Having a set of registered nodes in the registry, guarded by consensus, allows us to monitor the activity of the nodes as the participantsContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #020”

BlockBack Tuesday #019

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain in Supply Chain [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] The supply chain is considered a good use of blockchain technology when you have multiple parties participating in different steps and being managed by different entities. All those various partiesContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #019”

BlockBack Tuesday #018

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Zoolanders: What Do You Need to Run the ZooBC Node? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Our developer, Heriyono Sim, explains how ZooBC nodes can run on low-powered machines, and the tools we use to test giant networks ofContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #018”

September 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Proof Of Participation Consensus Algorithm [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Our team of developers at Blockchain Zoo has worked for several months on developing a new consensus algorithm protocol toContinue reading “September 2020: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #017

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Node Registration and Participation in ZooBC Work [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedln] In order to participate in ZooBC blockchain, there are 4 basic rules which need to be followed: Anyone holding some tokens can register a node. TheContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #017”

BlockBack Tuesday #016

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: What is a consensus algorithm? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] There is only one state of truth in a blockchain. But how can we make sure the state of truth doesn’t get tampered with? Consensus algorithms are protocols thatContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #016”

BlockBack Tuesday #015

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: What technology pain points is ZooBC blockchain addressing? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] While blockchain technology has come a long way in the last 10 years, there are still many unsolved problems. Here at Blockchain Zoo, we’re focused onContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #015”

BlockBack Tuesday #014

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why does ZooBC blockchain use a Proof of Participation algorithm? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] All blockchains need to be protected in some way. Proof of Work tends to become centralized into mining pools. Proof of Stake tends toContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #014”

BlockBack Tuesday #013

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: What is blockchain? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedln] What is a blockchain, and when was it invested? Our co-founder and CTO, Barton Johnston, walks us through a few vital questions any blockchain enthusiast should know. Blockchain is a systemContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #013”

August 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: The Controversial Libra [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Who signed a charter to join the Libra Association, and who dropped out? We did post this infographic on Blockchain Zoo socialContinue reading “August 2020: Infograp-ntly!”

BlockBack Tuesday #012

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: The Blockchain Road to Mass Adoption | Justin Seidl | BBH#21 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] In this episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype, we interview the founder and CEO of Vertbase, Justin Seidl. We discussed topics such as: TheContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #012”

BlockBack Tuesday #011

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Community Q&A: ZooBC Alpha Launch [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] We bring you a Q&A series where our founders and developers answer the questions asked in the community. Today’s questions: What is the most important part of ZooBCContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #011”

BlockBack Tuesday #010

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Debate: Is Proof of Work the Ultimate Solution? [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Whether Proof of Work consensus algorithm is or isn’t the ultimate answer for all blockchain solutions has been a heated topic in the cryptocurrency communities.Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #010”

BlockBack Tuesday #009

Weekly we propose videos from Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Proof of Work Is Dead | BlockTalk #5 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Is the crypto you’re currently HODLing based on Proof Of Work? If yes, you might want to know some potential attack vectors (based on true stories!)Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #009”

July 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an Infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Proof of Capacity Consensus Algorithm [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Similar to Proof of Work but instead of computing resources, Proof of Capacity leverages available disk space (storage).

BlockBack Tuesday #008

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Limitations and Scaling Solutions of Blockchain Technology [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Blockchain Beyond Hype is back, this time with Blockchain Zoo co-founder and CTO Barton Johnston, to discuss blockchain technology and how to scale it. We coverContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #008”

BlockBack Tuesday #007

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Reducing Plastic Pollution with Blockchain | Russel Maier [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] The plastic pollution study by National Geographic reveals that an estimated 18 billion plastic waste enters the world’s ocean from coastal regions each year. NotContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #007”

24 Jan 1997: Friday Past reads 004

At age 22, pioneering the navigation of Internet’s underground, I discovered a scam that consisted in a software which, once installed, would control a person MoDem making it silent, disconnecting it from the user Internet Service Provider (say AOL), and made it dial a pay per service phone number and reconnected the user to theContinue reading “24 Jan 1997: Friday Past reads 004”

BlockBack Tuesday #006

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: How Blockchain Gaming Is Changing the Industry [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] One of the most promising use cases for blockchain technology is gaming. Join us for another episode of Blockchain Beyond Hype as we explore the futureContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #006”

31 Dec 1996: Friday Past reads 003

At age 22, I been interviewed about this new thing, the Internet. As slowly people starts using Internet I am warning of the potential dangers one can meet online. How easy is to access any sort of material in a (at the time) unregulated space that was becoming easy to use, and open also toContinue reading “31 Dec 1996: Friday Past reads 003”

BlockBack Tuesday #005

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Why Proof of Work Is a Wrong Method to Secure Blockchain [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Blockchains use consensus mechanisms in order to secure the network. Bitcoin uses Proof of Work which has been very successful. However, thereContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #005”

June 2020: Infograp-ntly!

Every first Saturday of each month we share an Infographic about blockchain and/or correlated technologies. This month infographic is: Proof of Reputation [Comment this infographic on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] About this infographic: Do you know the consensus mechanism whose reputation of a node is constructed based on its asset, transaction activity, and consensus participation?

22 Dec 1995: Friday Past reads 002

At age 21, Akropolys, the company I started when I was 14, made a partnership with one of the first Internet provides to open Wlove, the fist internet point in my city. While this did happen more than a quarter of a century ago, what is interesting to notice, is that the person that, fromContinue reading “22 Dec 1995: Friday Past reads 002”

BlockBack Tuesday #004

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain Adoption in Retail | Brandon Burgason | BBH#20 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] As the world becomes more technologically advanced, our industries are forced to adapt. The retail industry is particularly vulnerable to changes in technology. JoinContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #004”

1 May 1986: Friday Past reads 001

Searching online for news articles written by or about me I stumbled upon a rare find: while this is not properly a news article, it is a testimony of what I used to read in 1986, when I was still 11 years old! It is an ad I placed in a magazine to learn electronicsContinue reading “1 May 1986: Friday Past reads 001”

BlockBack Tuesday #003

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Blockchain in the Context of Smart Cities | BlockTalk #7 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn] As a consequence of the urbanization process, cities have become more dominant, both economically and politically, which has brought great opportunities to them. However,Continue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #003”

BlockBack Tuesday #002

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Using Blockchain in Digital Media Industry | Emil Sterndorff | BBH#19 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] Join us for another Blockchain Beyond Hype episode where we interview Emil Sterndorff, Founder & CEO of Altcoin Magazine. We explore theContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #002”

BlockBack Tuesday #001

Weekly we propose videos from the Blockchain Zoo youtube archive!This week video is: Eradicating Poverty with Blockchain | BlockTalk #6 [Discuss the original post on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn] How can blockchain change poverty? The lack of trust and thereby of trade financing in developing economies leads to extreme resource scarcity and an inability forContinue reading “BlockBack Tuesday #001”

Ever heard of U0B bank? Yes, the one with the zero in the name…

This story was initially published in LinkedIn on January 25, 2018 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ever-heard-u0b-bank-yes-one-zero-name-roberto-capodieci/ Read the funny story of how a hand filled form made me a C2podieci (rather than a Capodieci), and how I saved myself from waiting weeks to get the issue solved, avoiding the process that requires an original signed form to be sentContinue reading “Ever heard of U0B bank? Yes, the one with the zero in the name…”

A blockchain project I’ve chosen to work with

This story was first published in LinkedIn on October 21, 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/blockchain-project-ive-chosen-work-roberto-capodieci/ Blockchain is the “thing” of the moment, and the few experts available to consult for ICOs and business models that “requires” blockchain are submersed by requests, daily. Having started in the early days of blockchain, and having built a decent reputation in thisContinue reading “A blockchain project I’ve chosen to work with”

The “magic” I am experiencing thanks to Bitcoin and TenX

This story was first published in LinkedIn on August 19, 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/magic-i-am-experiencing-thanks-bitcoin-tenx-roberto-capodieci/ There are things that will never stop surprising me. I am a 43 years old geek, always with the latest gadget in my hands, and yet time to time I stop and look at my iPhone thinking how much technology fits in soContinue reading “The “magic” I am experiencing thanks to Bitcoin and TenX”

On P2P, VPN, and DDOS — When a P2P service, such as a Blockchain, gets attacked by DDOS

This article was first published in LinkedIn on August 3, 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/p2p-vpn-ddos-when-service-blockchain-gets-attacked-capodieci/ While the nature of P2P networks is such that each participant should run a node to support the network, achieving that is quite complex as it requires participants to install specific software on their computers and keep them running. In many cases outsideContinue reading “On P2P, VPN, and DDOS — When a P2P service, such as a Blockchain, gets attacked by DDOS”

A Bitcoin for only USD 2’250? It is a deal!

This story was first published in LinkedIn on May 24, 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/bitcoin-only-usd-2250-deal-roberto-capodieci/ With the price (value?) of Bitcoin going up at rocket speed, each person should invest USD2k to buy one, as it will be worth more and more as time goes by. Yet, as of today, there are ONLY a little more than 16’000’000Continue reading “A Bitcoin for only USD 2’250? It is a deal!”

My Trumpety opening speech for a workshop

This “thing” was first published in LinkedIn on February 13, 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-trumpety-opening-speech-workshop-roberto-capodieci/ So… tomorrow I run a workshop on blockchain based platforms for trade and supply chain. Cool stuff. I wrote an inspired opening speech, which I am not sure if I will be brave enough to read. I leave it here for you allContinue reading “My Trumpety opening speech for a workshop”

Pavlov’s and Schrödinger’s Blockchains

This story was first published in LinkedIn on April 30, 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/pavlovs-schr%C3%B6dingers-blockchains-roberto-capodieci/ We all know about Pavlov’s dog and Schrödinger’s cat. After working on MANY Blockchain projects over a few years, now that Blockchain is reaching a hype, I believe the following analogies may ring a bell to many other real Blockchain consultants. Pavlov’s BlockchainContinue reading “Pavlov’s and Schrödinger’s Blockchains”

The DAO died: 3 reasons why it will boost the industry

This story was first published in LinkedIn on June 18, 2016 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dao-died-3-reasons-why-boost-industry-roberto-capodieci/ The DAO, an Ethereum-powered crowdfunding initiative, succumbed yesterday to an attack that drained virtual assets with a value exceeding USD 50 million into a single account. Started earlier this May and invested-in for a total of nearly USD 150 million, the project wentContinue reading “The DAO died: 3 reasons why it will boost the industry”

Blockchain of Things — IoT and Blockchain

This story was first published in LinkedIn on March 31, 2016 https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/blockchain-things-iot-roberto-capodieci/ Notes of my short talk at the IoT Asia conference, for Industrial IoT If you want to learn more about Blockchain, this is for you: it explains with no technical terminology, in a way that is easy to understand, what blockchain is. — — — — — — — — — — —Continue reading “Blockchain of Things — IoT and Blockchain”

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