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Corruption – Solving the World’s Most Important Problem

We see so many problems around the globe. Experts are warning about massive inflation, we see forests burning. The ocean is full of plastic rubbish. The COVID-19 pandemic halted the world economy. The virus and the lockdown measures are costing millions of lives. What role does corruption play, and why is it our world’s most important problem? Which tools can be design to fight corruption once and for all?

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The Problems of ICOs: A Rant

Since a few months, ICOs or Initial Coin Offerings are the hottest and most discussed topic in the area of investment and blockchain technology. An ICO is basically a crypto and blockchain based Initial Public Offering. You can refer to ICOs also as IPCOs – Initial Public Coin Offerings.

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A Short Introduction to Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

If you spent the last 6 months watching at Initial Public Offerings (IPO) only, you missed out a huge trend. More and more startup teams – who develop software for blockchain platforms – decide to raise capital through an initial coin offering (ICOs).

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Introducing a Blockchain Based Scientific Publishing Platform

Finding and reading scientific papers is a pain in the ass. I am not a researcher nor a fresh university graduate. I still love to read interesting scientific papers regularly. For me finding and accessing scientific papers was nearly impossible or unaffordable.

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Countries need to Implement Blockchain-based Digital Identities

Why do we handle Papers when our day-to-day life is Digital?

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Every single day we sign different documents and contracts. The weird thing is: we still sign them with pen and paper. How is that maintainable in our digital era? We do everything online but digital signatures are still no part of it.

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I earned $15 by publishing an Article on Steemit

Just two days ago I published an in-depth article about different legal (corporate) forms in Germany. This article really took some time to write. I finished writing the whole 2000 word article after around 2 hours.

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Steemit: Free Speech’s Ace in the Hole

We need Censorship Free Publishing, Steemit might be the solution

Imagine a social network or a news outlet no government in the world can ever shut down. All around the globe tensions against governments are rising and leaders like Donald Trump criticize mass media publicly.

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A Beginners Guide To Bitcoin and the Blockchain Technology

Bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology are democratizing money. Are cryptocurrencies a threat to the traditional banking system?

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Blockchain will disrupt Uber and other Industries

Industries to be Disrupted by Blockchain

Blockchain is the underlying technology of Bitcoin. The introduction of Bitcoin and thus the birth of the blockchain radiated joy and excitement all over the financial industry. This excitement is not only limited to the financial sector. While Bitcoin is an electronic payment system and meanwhile also electronic investment assets there are other blockchain applications and use cases which are likely to disrupt several industries within the next years.

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Bitcoin is not as Anonymous as you Might Think

The common saying is that Bitcoin is an anonymous cryptocurrency. Some may think that it is even as anonymous as real cash. There are many articles and even self-appointed experts saying that Bitcoin is “anonymous”. I think that most people come to this conclusion because Bitcoin is indeed used in black markets. Bitcoin is used to sell and buy drugs, weapons, and even contract killings in the darknet. Yes, this is definitely not the brightest side of Bitcoin. Unfortunately, complete anonymity is with the current use case of Bitcoin not possible.

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Introduction to Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Read an updated and more detailed version of this article here.

You believe that you don’t have any use for the term “cryptocurrency”? Well, you probably have. Bitcoin is currently the largest cryptocurrency when it comes to market capitalization and popularity. Now you might say: Yeah, Bitcoin is the thing you use for buying drugs and weapons on the internet. But Bitcoin is much more than an anonymous way to pay digitally. You can see Bitcoin more as a technology which might substantially impact our future – in a pretty positive way.