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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. When he's not being a nerd about blockchains, he's probably being a nerd about something else.


Blockchain Publishing

Meet The Blockchain Companies Hoping to Disrupt the Publishing Industry

Publishing, like most media industries in the digital age, is struggling to find a way to redefine itself. With more media moving...

/ August 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Black Mirror

Black Mirror: 1984-Like Authoritarian Blockchains are a Real Thing

Welcome to the future. The year is [insert date distant enough to be plausible, yet near enough to be worrisome]. The barista...

/ July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
South Korea Blockchain

From Coinstack to Aergo: South Korea’s Enterprise Blockchain Sector Is on the Rise

Though South Korea’s crypto markets have weathered their share of regulatory storms, their enterprise blockchain space has managed to gain momentum relatively...

/ October 23, 2018 / 0 Comments
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...

/ 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...

/ May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments