In my previous post, I had attempted to enumerate the benefits of using Blockchain technology in addressing the pain points of traditional voting. In this post, I have tried to explore this concept further and illustrate how Blockchain can be leveraged in every stage of the election process.

Election Image Via Shutterstock
Election Image Via Shutterstock
Image via Shutterstock

The ceaseless pandemic has forced every industry to innovate their use of technology and find new ways of running the business with minimum disruption. Challenges with conducting elections during these uncertain times are not any different. Traditional voting predominantly involves people standing in long queues in front of their designated polling stations…

In the week of Feb 14, 2021, an unusual ‘Arctic blast’ pummeled Texas, US. The temperature plunged to historically low levels leaving scores of people deprived of electricity and drinking water. As per experts, ‘a sudden stratospheric warming’ caused a large area of low pressure and swirling cold air, commonly referred to as the polar vortex. It is usually found near the poles. Several scientists consider human-induced global warming as the prominent reason for the polar winds’ atypical southward flight.

Is This Winter Storm Heralding a Bigger Threat?

Global warming has become a dire threat to the environment in the past decade. The average temperature of the globe…

Why are the crypto exchanges vulnerable? What happens when the crypto exchange becomes insolvent? Finally, how to choose the right exchange?

Crypto Exchange — Image via Shutterstock
Crypto Exchange — Image via Shutterstock

China’s digital yuan has been in the WORKS SINCE 2014. The launch date, however, still remains unknown

The Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, has announced the launch of a YEAR-LONG PILOT PROJECT of its proposed e-krona.

A digital dollar has been proposed in three recent draft bills through Congress. However, it has not passed yet which would indicate the infrastructure required is not close to being DEVELOPED FOR REAL WORLD USAGE.

Over the last few months, there has been a lot of buzz around “Digital Currency”. Coined “Central Bank Digital Currency” or CBDC, this novel currency refers to the digital version…

We must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately. — Benjamin Franklin

Today, there is a need for various organizations to join hands and fight the pandemic battle at hand. These organizations are not limited to healthcare providers and include companies focussing on disruptive technologies such as AI and Blockchain. We are fast approaching the phase where Blockchain moves beyond the hype cycle into mainstream adoption. Lot of companies today are able to comprehend the merits of Blockchain and devise use cases for practical adoption.

In the past, cryptocurrencies and Blockchain was a thing of…

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Being in the technology space for a while now, I have experienced technology evolution over time. Today, technology has penetrated into our lives to such an extent that it is difficult to comprehend living in times where it did not exist. With so much tech around, why not put it into use for a greater impact, for greater good, for serving the underserved. In this post, I talk about using Blockchain for providing digital identities and humanitarian aid for the underserved population of the world.

In my last post, I talked about what Self Sovereign Identity is and how to…

Deepa Ramachandra

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