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Decentralized Labor and the Future of Work

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Digitally decentralized labor, in simple terms, is when large tasks are broken into independent tasks — it’s the assembly line for the thought economy. With advances in smart contract technology, it may just be the future of work. Much like the far-reaching application of the assembly line in optimizing manufacturing processes, decentralized labor can be applied in […]

New SUP-X® Radio Podcast: Chad Folkening on Crowdsourcing, Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain

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New SUP-X Newsletter: Podcast-Chad Folkening on Crypto + the Blockchain; Partner Events +More New SUP-X® Radio Podcast: Chad Folkening on Crowdsourcing, Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain Chad Folkening is a very interesting guy. The entrepreneur bug hit Chad at age 14 in Indiana and eventually its tug pulled him out of college to pursue various real estate […]

Why MIT Implemented Bitcoin Blockchain to Distribute Diplomas Instead of Permissioned Ledgers

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has started to issue diplomas through its Blockcerts platform, a Bitcoin Blockchain-based application which provides a tamper-resistant and immutable ledger for the distribution of academic credentials. Blockcerts, which was first introduced in 2016, was developed by Learning Machine in collaboration with the MIT Registrar’s Office, with the vision of creating an open […]