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Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger

“You could think of Hyperledger Fabric kind of like an Apache Web Server”

“We want the [Hyperledger] technologies to be easier to install, easier to use, easier to climb the learning curve with.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger at JAX London 2017 to talk about frameworks like Hyperledger Fabric and Indy, what’s next for this open source collaborative effort, how to make blockchain more digestible and more.

Interview with Eduard Gurinovich, CEO of mytime

New blockchain platform mytime wants to convert time into cryptocurrency

How do you feel about turning time into cryptocurrency? mytime, a new blockchain platform aims to turn time into a measurable value and give an efficient tool to businesses and users. How can businesses benefit by purchasing time directly from users? We invited Eduard Gurinovich, CEO of mytime to answer all these questions and more.

Upwork Skills Index

Hottest freelance skills: React.js secures Top 5 spot, AngularJS ousted from Top 10 list

Upwork’s latest Skills Index shows that the top 10 fastest-growing freelance skills list, which includes blockchain, Bitcoin, React.js, deep learning and more jumped over 200 percent compared to the same time period last year. Swift, AngularJS and machine learning have been ousted from the Top 10 list but they are still among the hottest freelance skills.

2017 Emerging Technology Domains Risk Survey

Machine learning deemed a high security risk, survey finds

The CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute has published an updated list of technologies that might give us headaches in the security department. Both machine learning and blockchain have made the cut but that’s actually not a comforting thought, especially since the former is one of the three domains that must be considered high priority for outreach and analysis in 2017.

Interview with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour

“Blockchain technology aptly lends itself to cybersecurity endeavors”

We’ve been talking about the advantages blockchain brings to the finance industry but how about cybersecurity? Blockchain is revolutionizing multiple industries including cybersecurity but one question lingers: *how* can this technology help fight cyber attacks? We talked with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour about the role the technology behind Bitcoin plays in blocking (if possible) cyber attacks.

Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger

“We’re just on the edge of blockchain’s potential”

No one could have seen blockchain coming. Now that it’s here, blockchain has the potential to completely reinvent the world of financial transactions, as well as other industries. In this interview, we talked to JAX London speaker Brian Behlendorf about the past, present, and future of this emerging technology.

The ultimate beginner’s guide to Blockchain [Infographic]

You’ve surely heard of blockchain by now but that doesn’t mean you actually understand what it is. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The technology is complex, no doubt about it, which might be the reason why not many developers are interested (yet!) in cultivating this skill. Let’s make this technology more digestible, shall we?

Interview with Matthew Spoke, CEO of Nuco

Making blockchain more consumable: 4 challenges that will limit blockchain mainstream adoption

How can we make blockchain more consumable? First, we need to identify and deal with the challenges that limit blockchain mainstream adoption. We talked to Matthew Spoke, CEO of Nuco and a founding member of the Enterprise Ethereum Foundation about the dangers of blockchain fragmentation, how Aion may help bridge these gaps in the industry, and how we can bring blockchain into the mainstream.

Profile: Barbara Mellish, Director of the Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance

Young women carry less career gender bias and more media influence

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Barbara Mellish, Director of the Centre for Citizenship Enterprise and Governance.