Jeremy Thomas | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineers have achieved unprecedented scalability in 3D-printed architectures of arbitrary geometry, opening the door to super-strong, ultra-lightweight and flexible metallic materials for aerospace, the military and the automotive industry.
As I was ushered into a private room in the Ritz Carlton in Berlin, resplendent with fruit platters, pastries, French press coffee, and premium bottled waters, the interview that I’d arranged with Autodesk’s Chief Technology Officer began to feel more like I was interviewing Jeff Bridges than Jeff Kowalski.
When we think of Bitcoin, we tend to think of clandestine marketplaces, along with the speculative frenzy and resulting disillusionment that took place a few years ago. What most people don’t think about is the fact that Bitcoin was built on an incredibly innovative set of technologies.
In our last article, we discussed the use of blockchain to improve the security and scalability of Internet of Things (IoT) deployments. Buzz around blockchain is picking up rapidly as innovators in every field apply the concept to different applications – while the value proposition for blockchain is strong for the IoT, there are unique challenges that will delay its implementation.
In this long overdue post, I would like to focus on KYC, AML, and regulatory compliance. When discussing the design of the transaction systems of the future, it is necessary to consider the existing systems as a reference point.
Introduction: Heralding a New Era in Financial Services
In recent months, hardly a day has passed without news of further initiatives and investments in blockchain. With growing numbers of banks and other institutions now developing and trialing blockchain capabilities and applications in their innovation labs, venture capital funding is continuing to flow into blockchain start-ups around the world.
This is a long overdue post, because I have been immersed in many workshops and client conversations around use case identification and identifying hurdles (both technical and political) for the adoption of blockchain in an enterprise. In this post I intend to outline the challenges around enterprise adoption of blockchain technologies.
This post is long overdue, but better late than never. In my last post I discussed facets of blockchain technology and their potential benefits to enterprises. In this post I would like to dig a bit deeper and discuss the technology fundamentals.
As I examine the facets of blockchain technology and their potential benefits to enterprise applications, I realize that the blockchain landscape is fragmented, with many innovative approaches in use to apply this