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October 1, 2018 by at Blockchain, Finance, News, Platform, Tech
With the Midterm elections on any everyone's mind as people begin to register, a Medium article published September 27, 2018, talked about the benefits that implementing blockchain technology could bring to democracy as a whole. Manipulation of Voting in the Past With evidence recently coming out that Russia may have played...
Democracy is a form of governance where the population chooses its leaders through an open process known as voting. While it has its challenges, it is widely considered to be one of the best forms of political governance. Is Democracy Working? Researchers have been able to draw a parallel between...
March 12, 2018 by at Blockchain, News, Tech
For the first time in history, a Presidential election has been held using blockchain technology. Sierra Leone Conducts Historic Vote with the Blockchain In Sierra Leone, the ballots were cast in the presidential election, between 16 candidates. But, behind the scenes, the blockchain voting startup Agora was responsible for keeping...
September 12, 2017 by at Blockchain, News, Tech
Developers behind Sovereign, an application that combines blockchain technology and Liquid Democracy, are hoping to inspire voters to re-enter the political sphere. A Decaying Political Machine One of the greatest political disappointments of our generation has not been the election of Donald J. Trump. His arrival has certainly been unprecedented,...
February 11, 2017 by at Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Tech
A sociologist from the UK analyzes in a paper, how Bitcoin can be understood as a political technology. The approach is pretty interesting - even if the result is somehow weak. Tom Redshaw is Ph.D. at the School of Social Science at the Manchester University. And when it happens that...
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