RCast 3: Fake News and the Future of Truth (with Chris Young of Proof)

Subscribe to RCast on iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher To be a good debater, you must be able to argue both sides—or many sides—of an argument in an equally convincing fashion. This has long been how students are trained in discourse. Living in a time when anyone with...

The Governance and Politics Behind a Blockchain

Governance is one of the most important aspects of emerging blockchain communities. Vlad Zamfir recently wrote a series of articles on the importance of governance. Empowering yourself by partaking in the decision-making process of blockchain networks is an essential...

Spotlight: RSong and Plantoids with Kayvan Kazeminejad

This interview is part of a series conducted during RCon3. Each talk features individuals in the RChain ecosystem that provide knowledge and resources to help us create tools that allow everyone to coordinate and communicate better.    Jeremy Beal sits down with...

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RCast 2: (with Evan Caron of Swytch)

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Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report. With all the discussion around human impact on climate, you'd think we'd be making significant progress at this point. Yet the message was not good:

The report finds that limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities. Global net human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) would need to fall by about 45 percent from 2010 levels by 2030, reaching ‘net zero’ around 2050.

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This Week in Blockchain 10.12.18

It's Time to Love Blockchain

 

Over at TechCrunch, Jon Evans argues that blockchains are "the new Linux, not the new Internet." That said, he believes it's time we all start loving blockchain. He says advertising-driven media is washed up, a continual concern by Internet critics. In fact, George Gilder opens up his new book, Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy, with that very sentiment, writing,

 

The Internet is not only full of unwanted ads but fraught with bots and malware. Instead of putting power in the hands of individuals, it has become a porous cloud where all money and power rise to the top.

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My Five Songs: Jeremy Beal

Music keeps everyone at RChain focused and engaged on the work in front of us—it is the ultimate social coordinating technology. Each week we feature five songs that a member of our community is listening to. This week RChain writer and developer Jeremy Beal chimes in. Have your own five songs? Tag #myfivesongs @rchain_coop on Twitter. 

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