All posts by Andrew Braun

Andrew has been experimenting with blockchains since 2013, driven partly by a love for new technology and partly by visions of a crypto-libertarian future. While his politics have moderated slightly, his interest in blockchain technology has only increased as more practical applications continue to appear. He spends most of his time in East/Southeast Asia, and is currently working on turning an interest in economics and data into a masters degree.

Blockchain Agriculture

Blockchain & Agriculture: A Look at the Issues & Projects Aiming to Solve Them

In 2017, Frank Yiannas, VP of food safety for Walmart, bought a package of mangoes from one of their stores, brought it back to HQ, and told his team to find out where it came from. It took them over...

/ August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Personal Identity

Putting Personal Identities on the Blockchain: The Solution to Data Leaks?

“Who am I?” is an age-old philosophical question, but in the modern information economy it has become a deeply practical one as well. Proving that you are who you say you are is far from straightforward, and the cobbled-together system...

/ May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments