• How to Solve a Global Identity Crisis Using Blockchain

    Our identity system is hopelessly outdated. You might not be aware of it because you are using it on a daily basis and all seems to be fine. However, identity faces a major crisis and some big challenges need to be solved, which can only be done by bringing identity into the 21st century. However, what is identity? Only if we know what identity is, will we be able to change how we deal with identity. Know thyself, it was already inscribed in the forecourt of the Greek Temple of Apollo at Delphi and since then philosophers, psychologists, scientists, poets, authors, artists and politicians [...]

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    How Will The Future Of Big Data Impact The Way We Work And Live?

    The semantic web, or web 3.0, is often quoted as the next phase of the Internet. In a previous post, I discussed the impact of big data on the semantic web, and I mentioned that the semantic web would enable all humans as well as all internet connected devices to communicate with each other as well as share and re-use data in different forms across different applications and organizations in real-time. The future of big data takes full advantages of the semantic web, and it will have a vast impact on organisations and society. Jason Hoffman, CTO of Joyent, predicts that the future of big [...]

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