Some of the world’s largest energy companies, traders and financial institutions have united to create a blockchain-based digital platform that replaces the current manual tasks in the energy sector with digital contracts. Physical energy transactions, from trade entry to final settlement, will be implemented via the blockchain platform, which envisions that over time all energy will be transacted via decentralized blockchain models.
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Blockchain technology holds great potential for overcoming trust and other issues in the sharing of clinical and financial data in health care, and new evidence is emerging that practicable uses for blockchain are closer than many health IT and security professionals currently believe.
Blockchain for Health Care – Closer Than We Think?
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A research project by NASA is investigating the use of Ethereum-based smart contracts to help spacecraft ‘think on their own’ and avoid collisions by detecting and avoiding floating space debris. In addition to automating spacecraft maneuvers, NASA hopes to develop a decentralized, secure, and cognitive networking and computing infrastructure for deep space exploration, leveraging blockchain technology’s consensus protocols to improve infrastructure resilience.
NASA Testing Ethereum Blockchain to Automate Spacecraft
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