Reading Time: 6 minutes Weighing law and technology on a scale is bound to actually turn the scale into a seesaw, consequently shooting law, hopefully to the moon. Even in “developed countries”, the law has always strolled at a snail’s pace when it comes to catching up with technological trends and developments. Nerushka Bowan, today’s Blockleader shares her journey in the realm where technology and law intersects.
Author: Faith Obafemi
Reading Time: 7 minutes One of the million and one things not universally agreed upon is the definition of a developing or developed country. However, some basic parameters like level of industrialization and the Human Development Index have served as scales. Today’s Blockleader, Philipp Lesche would be sharing with us his story about his decision to join the blockchain space and how he is using blockchain for good, by developing blockchain solutions for developing countries.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The year 2017, precisely on the 17th of December, takes the trophy home as the year bitcoin recorded its ATH (All Time High) at $19,783.21 on exchanges. The bitcoin decade has seen it grow from a seemingly worthless digital asset to being considered as a preferred world currency reserve, despite its reputation for being the most volatile asset worldwide, with prices yoyoing faster than you can blink. Gil Hildebrand will be sharing with us his story of getting attracted to the decentralized space for dreams of the crypto millions, but later channelling all that energy into utilizing his talents for creating blockchain solutions for businesses.
Reading Time: 10 minutes If you could hack your own pacemaker, certainly, there is little you cannot achieve in life. This sentence near summarizes today’s Blockleader, Joshua Scigala. Let’s hear his story about crossing paths with blockchain after reading Satoshi’s white paper, and helping investors jump in between two great options: digital gold (bitcoin) and physical gold.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Daisy Ozim will be sharing with us her thoughts on how blockchain can be used to attain social justice, after all, the thin fabric holding the world in seeming order is that everyone treats their neighbours as themselves. Otherwise, society would be immersed in unimaginable chaos. Life would be brutish and short.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Rarely does one have an artistic experience when discussing a topic known for its boring references to hashes and nodes. Yet, Andy Tudhope has spun us a story so artistic, as he shares his decentralized journey of discovering a fulfilling life path in the blockchain space, which takes him around the world, even as he makes his own distributed contribution to displacing the unequal status quo.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Pro game developer Marcus Howard, will be giving us a replay of how he plays the game of life and developed a passion for technology and blockchain.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Rebecca Asseh shares her story of building a budding career in blockchain while educating the masses in pidgin, a language they understand better.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Today, we take a voyage to Eastern Africa, where Roselyne Wanjiru will be sharing with us her story of getting involved in blockchain through her research in finding ways to protect the copyrights of authors; and what it feels like being the only female in the EOS Nairobi core team.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Chris Bates shares his story about transitioning careers, getting involved in blockchain and emphasizing the dynamic nature of technology.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Caterina Ferrara answers tough questions and shares her story about how she works to create diversity in the blockchain space through community building.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Eric Annan describes how he wants to leverage blockchain to bring financial inclusion to Africa and solve the continent’s remittance and poverty issues.
Reading Time: 8 minutes One would think all is love and hash on the blockchain. But when you have a decentralized system where each participant is autonomous, there is bound to be fire on the block. Bob Summerwill shares with me his story about going from building games to building bridges with (block)chains. Trust […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes What career is perfect for someone looking to crystallize his entrepreneurial skills and technological know-how? Munachi Ogu-Eke, Nigeria-based crypto trader and blockchain trainer, shares his story of running a crypto business successfully and, against all odds, finding his perfect-match career in blockchain. Like most people, Munachi’s initial contact with blockchain […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes What do a writer and a programmer have in common? Joaquim Pedro Antunes, of course. He was once an aspiring writer who eventually veered off into technology. We will be following his story about how the transition took place, how he began his decentralization chapter, and what has been going […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes Is there any correlation between bees and blockchain? Alisha Forrester Scott knows there is and tells Blockleaders‘ Faith exactly why. One manifestly obvious similarity between the two is that they both function in a distributed capacity. While bees play a significant role in the food supply chain via pollination, blockchains […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes What were you doing at age 15? For the girls, most were probably pondering on how to interpret the smile that handsome guy they’ve been eyeing bestowed on them earlier in the day, or planning how to outshine everyone at this year’s prom. For the boys, their thoughts were probably […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes “It has endless uses. It can be used to defend the weak, provide food to refugees and even encourage others to help those in need. It’s a digital currency of good, or simply put, $GOOD.” Clay Braswell, Founder & CEO of Commit Good Social Entrepreneur, Clay Braswell, will be telling […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes It was perhaps inevitable that blockchain would capture the attention of Simon Cocking, a man who has lived and worked in Europe, Africa, Asia, North & Central America in interconnected but diverse fields of study and work. Faith from Blockleaders traces his journey through sport, teaching, art, and ICO advising. In […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes How does one go from dropping out of law school to lecturing at a law school a decade and half later? Samson Williams, a blockchain ‘troubadour’, shared his journey with me. Samson has been vocal, always emphasizing the need for actual, real-world use cases for blockchain and crypto. He shuns […]
“Use Your Strengths to Determine a Path in Blockchain” Maureen Murat on How to Follow a Life Less Ordinary
Reading Time: 7 minutes Maureen Murat shares with us her inspiring story of flipping educational career from nursing major to law school and making her own footprints on the decentralized sand. If there was a formula for going from recovering law school graduate to spearheading legal consulting in the decentralized space, Maureen would be […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Faith Obafemi is an alumna of the prestigious University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria, where she obtained her law degree in 2012. After this, she proceeded to the Nigerian Law School (NLS), for the mandatory one-year practical training. Upon successful completion, Faith was duly called to the Nigerian Bar in November 2014. […]