Australians win the New York Consensus Hackathon

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Exchanges | No Comments

At the New York Consensus event, a bunch of Australians banded together and entered the hackathon.  Playing on the Australian them of the black box flight recorder, the team created an Ethereum based “block box” event recorder, to record traffic incidents using Ethereum, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Power BI and IoT hub.  The winning team included: […]

Counterfeit prevention

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Thoughts | 2 Comments

Abstract As many scramble to find the “killer app” for blockchain technology, one great use case is counterfeit and fraud prevention. After all thats what bitcoin does well.  It stops counterfeits or double spending of digital money.  Some new, and well funded startups, like Everledger, are using blockchains to stop counterfeit of diamonds. Luxury goods […]

Biggest Bitcoin Brisbane meetup ever! Bitcoin is so dead!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in Meetup | No Comments

Last night I hosted my June meetup. Over 80 RSVP’d and was a packed house. The topic of the night was Bitcoin FAQs. Some good questions from the crowd and I hope you all got something out of the event. I guess bitcoin is dead after all!