In Curious Earth #7 we talked about blockchain start-up INS Ecosystem. Over the next few years blockchain technology is expected to disrupt many traditional industries.
Here are 7 more start-ups making similar changes.
If you want to know more about how blockchain can help with business and the environment, have a look at this:
We really like this piece on 7 ways blockchain can actively stop climate change:
Unfortunately, blockchain technology has more than a few critics, not least those who cite the huge amount of energy required to mine crytocurrencies. Because of the massive processing power required to mine Bitcoin, a lot of the mining happens in Iceland and the Arctic Circle – the easiest place to keep computers cool!https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23631503-300-bitcoin-what-a-waste-of-resources/
So the jury is still out on blockchain but it holds a lot of promise. Happy reading!