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ConsenSys to Create Blockchain Training Program With Black Girls Code

Distributed Summary:

  • Leading blockchain software company and nonprofit code educator team to provide young women of color with a “comprehensive blockchain curriculum”
  • Will run out of Black Girls Code chapters around the world
  • Students will participate in developer conferences and hackathons

What Constantinople Will Mean for Ethereum

Constantinople, a major "network upgrade" planned for the Ethereum blockchain, was set to take effect tomorrow, according to the Ethereum Blog. After a critical vulnerability was found, the change has been delayed, but if and when Constantinople is implemented, what exactly will it mean for one of the most significant blockchains in the space and how might it affect Ethereum-based applications, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies?

NASA Considering Adoption of Permissioned Blockchain Technology for Flight Communication

Distributed Summary:

  • In a recent paper, NASA researcher outlines “Aviation Blockchain Infrastructure” for aircraft data
  • Would “enable aircraft privacy and anonymity while providing a secure … method for communication,” per research paper
  • Potential system could be built on Hyperledger Fabric and would not be decentralized

Nevada County Uses Blockchain for Public Records

Distributed Summary:

  • One Nevada county began recording marriages on Ethereum last year while another has been recording births on a blockchain
  • One county employee noted the high number of marriages taking place there, making blockchain technology an attractive solution
  • Paper records are still available for less tech-savvy citizens

Op-Ed: Blockchain Technology Today Resembles the Internet in 2000

This year is the 10th year since Satoshi Nakamoto released the white paper on Bitcoin.