Posts tagged public blockchain
The False Dichotomy of Blockchain Usage (How Bruce Schneier Got It Wrong)

Blockchain supporters from the extreme ends of a public/private blockchain ideological spectrum dominate the conversation today. Both factions miss the mark however, creating unnecessary barriers to real-world adoption. A better approach to blockchain development acknowledges the needs of business while taking deeper advantage of what the technology can uniquely offer if used correctly.

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The IBM-backed Stellar Stablecoin and the Importance of Trusts

This week IBM announced that it was working with a company called Stronghold to release a new stablecoin – a cryptocurrency designed to have stable value – on the Stellar public blockchain network. A high-profile announcement like this is clearly good news for Stellar, but it could also indicate the start of a meaningful maturation of blockchain that may not be immediately obvious.

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