Technology companies often lose sight of who uses their products. Humans tend to be drawn to nature and things that respond well to them. Blockchain projects need to start dedicating more time towards their users and borrow concepts from the traditional web to solve their needs. Without a human-centric mindset, mass adoption will become increasingly difficult. This is the largest pain-point to date for the blockchain industry to solve.

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Source: Cryptokitties

Much of this problem comes down to where interests lie. Talents are being focused tremendously on building protocols — and for good reason. Building the next Etherium is 1000x more lucrative…

If you have been following me on social media or Medium, you may believe I know everything about Bitcoin and blockchain. You couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Blockchain for Enterprise

In reality, nobody knows anything about this technology or where it will go. IBM recently has gained notoriety for their partnerships aimed to reinvent the food supply chain with HyperLedger Fabric. I went to a panel discussion they hosted recently, and heard them speak about some of the challenges they face when implementing RFID technology into existing processes. Sometimes stickers fall off in the freezer, other times objects will interfere with scanners…

Every artist has their caveats. Some will starve themselves to understand the struggle, others will kickback slurp juice behind wooden forts. No matter the case, people spend frivolously on watching scenes unfold before their eyes, visualizing themselves within the masterpiece.

Before the advent of Fortnite, YouTube, and Television; artwork was the de-facto form for visual representation of expression. Original masterpieces have withstood the test of time, outliving their creators and rocketing in value with it. Deloitte estimates that $1.62 trillion worth of art, is currently being held by Ultra High Net-Worth Individuals (UHNWI) around the globe. The UHNWI sub-sect represents…

The National Football Leauge is back in action. Millions of Americans gather around their televisions every Sunday, watching their favorite teams battle it out on the gridiron. Part of this tradition includes yelling at the televised referee, thinking it will influence their outcome.

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“man standing in stadium” by Wade Austin Ellis on Unsplash

Most people familiar with Blockchain have heard of some form of consensus protocol. Typically, the word blockchain is associated with Proof of Work, or what Bitcoin uses to verify transactions. This involves incentivized miners, operating a node to verify transactions in hopes of receiving an award. What most people don’t realize, is that countless new incentive systems…

Money is a concept, made up by humanity to simplify the process of exchange. As economic agents participating in a system, all participants must see the denomination as a relative value for goods and services. Basic economic theory insists that money must encapsulate 5 major principals. Money must be a store of value, a medium of exchange, a unit of account, divisible, and durable (this is a modified version of the coincidence of wants). Blockchain covers all these basic principals, where I will analyze how regulation is needed to sufficiently solidify cryptocurrencies as a medium of exchange.

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Is a piece of paper worth more than a digital bit?

The Easy Part


Money must…

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“city buildings during nighttime” by Sweet Ice Cream Photography on Unsplash

New York City — home to the rich, famous, and sky high real estate prices. With median home prices of $1.3MM, Manhattan boasts some of the most expensive real estate in the world. As the financial capital of the global economy, price levels have been supported by high paying jobs in the financial sector. In my last article, I mentioned New York City real estate investors should be weary in the upcoming months as hiring trends shift. As the financial sector becomes increasingly automated, the number of ultra-high-end paying jobs have dwindled. This has forced a budgetary compression for property…

Modern internet technology can be described in terms of a distributed information system. By definition, “Information systems are combinations of hardware, software, and telecommunications networks that people build and use to collect, create, and distribute useful data, typically in organizational settings.”

Throughout history, we have observed miniature adoption cycles within each component of IS. On a macro level, we can describe the cascading IS waterfall to be broken down between hardware, software, data, procedures, and people. Through each of the macro cycles, a single dominant technology or organization has remained as the figure head to spear each change. Where blockchain…

Will Seggos

Entrepreneur, traveler, meme enthusiast. Engaging discussions in the world of emerging technologies. Blockchain, AI, and Tech.

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