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Building Solutions at the Distributed: Trade Hackathon

by Peter Chawaga

From July 22–23, BTC Media, along with co-host SixThirty, asked developers and entrepreneurs from around the country to participate in a 24-hour hackathon in anticipation of its Distributed: Trade conference in St. Louis. The hackathon challenged participants to use blockchain technology to ...

Driving the Future of Blockchains: Conclusion

by Peter Chawaga

Over the last four weeks, Distributed’s series “Driving the Future of Blockchains” has explored the critical ways that blockchain technology is poised to, or has already begun, reshaping the automotive industry. If you missed any articles in this series, click on the links below. Through the ...

Hyperledger’s Fabric 1.0 Is Ready to Change the World

by Peter Chawaga

When the Linux Foundation introduced Hyperledger, an open-source blockchain project, it aimed to propel distributed ledger technology across the world. The project took a major stride in that effort today when it announced the general availability of Fabric 1.0, a production-ready blockchain ...

AdLedger Drives Blockchain Collaboration for Media and Advertising

by Peter Chawaga

In an announcement that signals not only how far blockchain technology for advertising and media has come, but portends its influence in the industry’s future, a groundbreaking blockchain consortium focused on ad tech has been launched.The AdLedger Consortium will consist of leaders in ...

Driving the Future of Blockchains: A Four-Part Series

by Peter Chawaga

The future of autonomous driving is no longer a theoretical point in the distance. It’s here. The car, which was for so long simply the sum of its parts — a combustion engine, chassis, wheels — has become so much more. It can now be thought of as limitless points of data, collected by the ...

Intel's Dan Middleton Explains the Vision for Hyperledger’s Sawtooth Lake Distributed Ledger

by Peter Chawaga

Dan Middleton is the head of technology for Intel’s blockchain and distributed ledger program, a position that gives him firsthand knowledge of how the technology can change the business world on nearly every level.“Intel believes strongly in the advancement of open source projects,” he said. ...

Digital Asset's Blythe Masters Discusses Hyperledger and Blockchain Collaboration

by Peter Chawaga

Blythe Masters solidified her Wall Street reputation as a top-level executive at J.P.Morgan, which she left in 2014 after a career spanning 27 years. Since then, she has bridged the gap from financial institutions to fintech startups by becoming CEO of Digital Asset, a leader in the use of ...

What is Hyperledger? Executive Director Brian Behlendorf Explains the Linux Foundation's Blockchain Initiative

by Peter Chawaga

As the executive director of Hyperledger, a distributed ledger initiative from The Linux Foundation, Brian Behlendorf leads a blockchain collaboration between leaders in finance, banking, supply chain, manufacturing and technology. Its membership includes IBM, JPMorgan Chase and American ...