Tag: blockchain

Use case – Digital Souvenirs

Lancatlin How can you create limited edition digital souvenirs to commemorate special events? Creating modern, digital versions of popular physical souvenirs and postcards, “lancatlin” used Bitmark to issue individually unique digital assets in batches. Access the code repository to start creating your own souvenirs. Bitmark Issuer is a community developer project from “lancatlin”, a simple […]

Use case – Rights for Hyperledger

How can Bitmark’s public digital property titles secure the value of private digital properties in Hyperledger’s permissioned blockchain? Even when a digital property is stored on a permissioned or private blockchain, a public title is necessary: property rights are verified by the fact that their claims are known. Contact us with Questions and for Pricing. […]

Use case – Physical Anti-Counterfeiting

How can you eliminate hardware warranty fraud if the product’s design is open source? Facing a situation similar to the counterfeiting issue that manufacturers face across many industries, Chibitronics used Bitmark to distinguish its own manufactured products from those with the exact same design. Contact us with Questions and for Pricing. Read about ObjectMinutiae, our […]

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Is Secrecy a Danger?

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Is Secrecy a Danger? A Philosophy of Blockchain: Is Secrecy a Danger? Proof of stake could endanger the equality of the blockchain and hidden centralizations could endanger its trustlessness. However, there’s another innovation that may endanger both… written by Shannon Appelcline Upon inventing Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto created an open ledger that anyone could […]

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Do You Have Hidden Centralizations?

A Philosophy of Blockchain: Do You Have Hidden Centralizations? A Philosophy of Blockchain: Do You Have Hidden Centralizations? It’s hard to avoid hidden centralizations, particularly when you’re creating code that’s being used by a network… written by Shannon Appelcline There is no doubt that decentralization was one of the core philosophies of Bitcoin (and thus the […]

A Philosophy of Blockchain: What Would Satoshi Nakamoto Think of Proof of Stake?

A Philosophy of Blockchain: What Would Satoshi Nakamoto Think of Proof of Stake? A Philosophy of Blockchain: What Would Satoshi Nakamoto Think of Proof of Stake? We’ve been somewhat surprised by how many people ask us why we don’t use proof of stake instead. There are a few reasons, but most importantly… Photo by Giammarco Boscaro […]

Blocktrend Today’s Q&A With Bitmark CEO Sean

Blocktrend Today’s Q&A With Bitmark CEO Sean A few months ago, our CEO Sean did an interview with Astro Hsu for Astro’s publication Blocktrend Today. Astro is Taiwan’s top blockchain writer and influencer who has thousands of paid subscribers for his blockchain Chinese newsletters. Below is the English translation of that interview: Bitmark is an […]

Blockchain Startups With Real World Applications

Blockchain Startups With Real World Applications You might have already heard, but Bitmark has been selected as one of twelve startups to participate in the 2019 UC Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator! We’re very excited, and would like to thank Blockchain at Berkeley, The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, and the Haas School of Business for […]

How To Use Blockchain To Make Your Data Less Tragic

Photo by Curtis MacNewton on Unsplash How To Use Blockchain To Make Your Data Less Tragic Written By Shannon Appelcline The problem begins two hundred years and at least two technological revolutions before the blockchain. Because grazing lands were held in common, individuals had no incentive to use those fields appropriately. Farmers allowed their animals to overgraze, eventually […]

How musicians are using blockchain to make a profit from their songs

How musicians are using blockchain to make a profit from their songs How musicians are using blockchain to make a profit from their songs Bitmark Ambassador Series: Pochang Wu works to defend property rights for music hosted on streaming platforms Pochang Wu on stage at an Echo show The Bitmark Ambassador series highlights innovators who understand the […]