Investor Richard Elieff and Blockchain Engineer Francis Mendoza explain the utility of blockchain-based lending and…

Blockchain technology use has grown beyond supporting cryptocurrency transactions and will disrupt many industries in the near future. One application ripe for this technology use is peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. In P2P lending, an online marketplace platform directly matches the provider of funds with the user of funds, where users can…

The value of cryptocurrencies, despite the haze of speculation, play a strategic role to Blockchain ecosystems

“Sounds Like Magic Internet Money To Me”

At first glance, it sounds like that trite sentiment about the volatility and the “cowboy culture” of the crypto space is true. And for the majority of cryptos in circulation, it is, but only to a certain degree.

Fundamentally, when it comes to cryptocurrencies with an objectively valuable application, a…

System-wide innovations (such as Blockchain & IoT) are driven by a fundamentally different game

The Future Is Decentralized. But Why?

Blockchain and the Internet Of Things (IoT) are hot topics due to the massive influx of capital within their respective markets and due to their fundamental utility.

However, these two industries are not only valuable from the plethora of technologies that enable them to surpass the trust and numerical limits…

That Amazon Alexa of yours isn’t as keen on sharing its data with others as you are

The Internet Of Things (IoT) is fundamentally rewiring our aggregated pool of assets- from public sector infrastructure to individual property- to be faster, smarter, and more effective than its predecessors.

Fueled by the spectacular fall of production cost for microcontrollers and other electronic peripherals, a series of successful open-source telecommunications…

A brief article outlining Blockchain’s 3 evolutionary phases

Blockchain’s Value Isn’t Just Confined To Cryptocurrencies and Financial Services

The Next Blockchain Billionaire: You, Perhaps?

Ever since the inception of Bitcoin in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto and the later abstraction of its general principles to form the first set of principles comprising the original Blockchain, the space has evolved rapidly at an increasing pace.

Although innovation stops when the GDP engine shuts off, such as…

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link, but a network is only as resilient as its most negligent peer

The Internet-Of-Things NEEDS Rigorous Security

The Internet Of Things has enormous potential in disrupting several industries and leaving a deep economic impact on society by:

  • Increasing efficiency and utility gained from connected assets
  • Providing massive influxes of data to glean critical insights
  • Giving unparalleled reactionary and coordination capabilities for its…

Francis Mendoza

Blockchain Engineer & Researcher at ASU Blockchain Research Lab

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