One of the million and one things not universally agreed upon is the definition of a developing or developed country. However, some basic parameters like level of industrialization and the Human Development Index have served as scales. Today’s Blockleader, Philipp Lesche would be sharing with us his story about his decision to join the blockchain space and how he is using blockchain for good, by developing blockchain solutions for developing countries.
Author Faith Obafemi
Faith Obafemi is a digital content consultant whose work revolves around FinTech, cryptocurrency, blockchain and smart contracts. For the past two years, Faith has been providing educative and engaging content for projects in the space. She helps to filter the hype and highlight the potentials of the novel technology. When she's not hashing content for her clients, you can find her learning Solidity and HyperLedger Fabric, or watching Korean series!
The year 2017, precisely on the 17th of December, takes the trophy home as the year bitcoin recorded its ATH (All Time High) at $19,783.21 on exchanges. The bitcoin decade has seen it grow from a seemingly worthless digital asset to being considered as a preferred world currency reserve, despite its reputation for being the most volatile asset worldwide, with prices yoyoing faster than you can blink. Gil Hildebrand will be sharing with us his story of getting attracted to the decentralized space for dreams of the crypto millions, but later channelling all that energy into utilizing his talents for creating blockchain solutions for businesses.
If you could hack your own pacemaker, certainly, there is little you cannot achieve in life. This sentence near summarizes today’s Blockleader, Joshua Scigala. Let’s hear his story about crossing paths with blockchain after reading Satoshi’s white paper, and helping investors jump in between two great options: digital gold (bitcoin) and physical gold.
Daisy Ozim will be sharing with us her thoughts on how blockchain can be used to attain social justice, after all, the thin fabric holding the world in seeming order is that everyone treats their neighbours as themselves. Otherwise, society would be immersed in unimaginable chaos. Life would be brutish and short.
Rarely does one have an artistic experience when discussing a topic known for its boring references to hashes and nodes. Yet, Andy Tudhope has spun us a story so artistic, as he shares his decentralized journey of discovering a fulfilling life path in the blockchain space, which takes him around the world, even as he makes his own distributed contribution to displacing the unequal status quo.
Pro game developer Marcus Howard, will be giving us a replay of how he plays the game of life and developed a passion for technology and blockchain.
Rebecca Asseh shares her story of building a budding career in blockchain while educating the masses in pidgin, a language they understand better.
Today, we take a voyage to Eastern Africa, where Roselyne Wanjiru will be sharing with us her story of getting involved in blockchain through her research in finding ways to protect the copyrights of authors; and what it feels like being the only female in the EOS Nairobi core team.
Chris Bates shares his story about transitioning careers, getting involved in blockchain and emphasizing the dynamic nature of technology.
Caterina Ferrara answers tough questions and shares her story about how she works to create diversity in the blockchain space through community building.