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The Internet of Things Needs A Ledger of Things

Animating the Objects in our Environment Using emerging software and technologies, we can instill intelligence into existing infrastructure such as a power grid by adding smart devices that can communicate with one another, reconfigure themselves depending upon...

Blockchain Panel in London

After Alex Tapscott’s speech in London, he moderated a panel of experts to discuss...

Here’s Europe’s Answer to the Mess That Brexit Left

It’s time for a digital euro. Don Tapscott and his son Alex Tapscott are authors of the book, Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business and the World. While the UK and the world grapple with the implications of last week’s...

Announcing: The Blockchain Revolution Ideapod Challenge

Today we’re launching a contest. Answer the video question and you’ll contribute to a better future (oh and win some cool prizes!). As you may already know, I am a passionate enthusiast about technology to leverage the power of human potential. In my 1994 book The...

Blockchain – The Key to Powering Prosperity?

This article is written by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott. It can create a true sharing economy. Prosperity first and foremost is about one’s standard of living. To achieve it, people must have the means, tools, and opportunities to create material wealth and thrive...

Blockchain and the CIO: a new model for IT

The most important emerging technology for the enterprise – and therefore the CIO – is not big data, the social web, artificial intelligence, robotics or the cloud – it’s blockchain. The digital revolution is bringing a new and radically different platform for...

How Blockchain Technology Can Reinvent The Power Grid

The Internet of Things is challenging regulated utilities. A power pole collapses at 8 p.m. on a hot night in the remote outback of Australia. This is a problem for William and Olivia Munroe, who raise sheep and cattle 100 miles outside an old gold mining town on the...

Here’s Why the Blockchain Powers Prosperity

It can create a true sharing economy. Prosperity first and foremost is about one’s standard of living. To achieve it, people must have the means, tools, and opportunities to create material wealth and thrive economically. But for us it includes more—security of the...

How the Tech Behind Bitcoin Will Change Your Life

By Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott It appears that once again, the technological genie has been unleashed from its bottle. Summoned by an unknown person or persons at an uncertain time in history, the genie is now at our service for another kick at the can—to transform...

Commentary: Five myths about the Blockchain revolution

by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott Blockchain technology is the most important invention in computing in a generation because, for the first time in human history, we have at our disposal a truly native digital medium for peer-to-peer value exchange. Blockchain, a vast...

Blockchain is a disruption we simply have to embrace

The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the financial services industry and the world of business has arrived. Not peer-to-peer lending, artificial intelligence, big data, robo-advisers or Apple Pay – I’m talking about the blockchain, the technology...

Here’s Why Blockchains Will Change the World

Fortune has published an excerpt from Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology behind bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. The excerpt discusses how blockchains create a “World Wide Ledger” of value, e.g. money and property. From explaining...

Here’s Why Blockchains Will Change the World

by Don Tapscott, Alex Tapscott The Bitcoin technology creates the World Wide Ledger of value. As early as 1981, inventors were attempting to solve the Internet’s problems of privacy, security, and inclusion with cryptography. No matter how they reengineered the...