Posts by Mia S.

Project Spotlight – NuCypher

(NuCypher, 2018) Overview NuCypher is working to help secure private data on public blockchains by means of decentralized proxy re-encryption. Public-private key encryption has been used for decades to help secure information that is sent across networks. Decentralization and proxy re-encryption adds another layer to the public-private key encryption algorithms that have been trusted by…

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Project Spotlight – DeepBrain Chain

(BlockchainConnect Conference, 2018) Overview DeepBrain Chain is the first artificial intelligence platform to be driven by blockchain technology. The DeepBrain cloud platform was released in April 2017 and the DeepBrain Chain Token Sale whitepaper was released in August 2017. The DeepBrain Chain platform is described as decentralized, lost-cost, and privacy-protecting (DeepBrain Chain, 2018). DeepBrain Chain…

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Project Spotlight – IRISnet

Overview IRISnet is working to build a solid foundation for the construction of DApps in a way that easily integrates with off-chain resources, interoperates across various chains, and is accessible to businesses of various sizes, including small businesses. IRISnet plans to accomplish this by using a service-oriented infrastructure that is incorporated with the Cosmos and Tendermint protocols. Cosmos is…

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Project Spotlight – NKN

What Is NKN? NKN, which stands for New Kind of Network, is a blockchain network infrastructure that creates a decentralized network by using cellular automata. Cellular automata is a model with nodes that change their state based on a local rule. NKN uses the NKN token to incentivize use of its new kind of network. The…

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