Author: Fernando Sanchez

Determinism: The philosophy of Blockchain

Reading Time: 3 minutes BY GUEST COLUMNIST Fernando Sanchez ‘There are but few important events in the affairs of men brought about by their own choice‘ – Ulysses Grant. Few people, if any, would mention the words blockchain and philosophy in the same sentence. Up to recently, the public at large regarded blockchain as […]

Barbara Bickham, or a life spent in blockchain, the ultimate intersection between technology and money

Reading Time: 8 minutes “Well, being an entrepreneur has nothing to do with starting a company, that’s just part of it. What inspires you to create that company is the important part. What drives you to go down that road. I think that entrepreneurs are naturally born leaders, they like to shape and mold things. They are naturally curious people. They ask a lot of questions. And they are very clear on themselves. They clearly know their vision and mission. And they like to have people come along and help them”

W. Scott Stornetta: A life of research, education, and solving the fundamental riddle of data immutability through blockchain

Reading Time: 8 minutes The life of W. Scott Stornetta can broadly be divided into two distinct parts. The first part of his career was spent on research and consulting, when he worked at such prestigious corporations as Bell Labs, for example. The second part is a life dedicated to the education of others. Scott spoke to BlockLeaders about his experiences in both fields, and how he solved the issue of data immutability while trying to prove that it couldn’t be done!

Why invest in cryptocurrencies?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A step though the recent history of ICOs by Blockleader writer Fernando Sanchez … First, a bit of history There was a time, not so long ago, when someone would have looked puzzled and asked you what you meant if you spoke to them about cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies became a thing […]

Jonathan Symmonds: On dragons and blockchain

Reading Time: 9 minutes Jonathan Symmonds is an accomplished animator. He’s worked with industry heavyweights such as James Cameron for Avatar, Spike Jonze on Where the Wild Things Are, Trollhunter, and many others.So the man knows a thing or two about animation, how the industry works, and what’s needed now. But of course, blockchain is not about the now, it’s about the tomorrow. So I wanted to know how he felt about the future use of blockchain technology in the animation industry.