Reading Time: < 1 minute On 15th February 2019 Jillian Godsil previews the following week of Blockleaders
Alex Mashinsky: Internet 3.0 has the potential to reclaim what’s good for the people through blockchain
Reading Time: 10 minutes Fighting the monopolies which dominate our lives is not a new game for Alex Mashinsky, As an immigrant to the US, he decided to take on AT&T which was the most profitable company in the US back then. Almost all of its profit came from international voice call settlements. Mashinsky proposed to replace the decade-old practice of charging users $3 a minute to call relatives abroad with a free internet-based service he called Voice Over Internet Protocol. Few believed such service could even work, as the entire internet was a slow and cumbersome dial-up system that used the phone network as its backbone. Mashinsky persevered though, and today over 3.bn people all over the world freely use the technology he helped pioneer.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Follow your dream – whether it is swimming, coaching or blockchain – but know what you want to do. Read this interview where love overcomes adversity with Mihai Herman and his irrepressible energy.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Michael Jacob at the tender age of 26 has lived more lives than many do at three times his age and he has a purpose. Read this article to learn how partying, golfing and being a hippy has made a difference.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Stephanie So spoke candidly to Blockleaders about using Economics to bestow a whole generation of studens with the necessary life skills to excel in life, and also about her innate desire to build a better future for the next generation through the power of blockchain technology.
Reading Time: 4 minutes How can a young man on a gap year make a difference? Check out this interview with Stefen from the Bahamas who is dreaming big for the blockchain in the Caribbean.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Roanie recently spoke to BlockLeaders about her advocacy on behalf of rightsholders, copyright in Canada and the importance of innovation driven by purpose in the blockchain space.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Meet the uncompromising Github superstar. Modest yet very confident, Ryan says he was ‘raised by a computer’ and his genius reflects just that. He won’t bite but he won’t suffer fools gladly – in an industry fuelled by hype his calm approach is very welcome
Reading Time: 6 minutes Lisa Turner is the Chapter Lead for the Government Blockchain Association in the state of Ohio. She works tirelessly for change, and to foster equality for her local community. Lisa spoke to BlockLeaders about her motivation to make a difference through blockchain, and also about how she overcame her own introversion through her participation in Toastmasters.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Ruud Feltkamp talks Christmas, acting and how he follows his passions.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Storytellers share a common bond. Restless creativity. The bond is unseen but strong, and resilient. Creativity drives the storyteller’s inner thoughts and motivation for everything they do. Paulii Good has achieved success in her chosen professional path. She spoke to BlockLeaders about the power of storytelling both in work and life, and also confessed her passion for baking nice stuff for her family.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Next week will focus even more on the idea of consensus and collaboration, getting people to agree and get together to find solutions through blockchain and new technologies. Our blockleaders are all about finding solutions by mixing collaborative efforts with tech, underpinning the importance of both aspects coming together.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This week we will be exploring the thinking behind decentralization which is demanding that we take a step back and look at the systems we have created, assess them, and decide what needs to change.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Next week will focus even more on the idea of consensus and collaboration, getting people to agree and get together to find solutions through blockchain and new technologies. Our blockleaders are all about finding solutions by mixing collaborative efforts with tech, underpinning the importance of both aspects coming together.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This article looks at art and crytocurrency in a deeper way than tokenising a piece of art: this is about tokenising a part of a human being. Intrigued? Then read about Jon Don Capablanco, a Canadian artist who is looking at the source of life itself in a crypto environment. And then, of course, there is language and native speaking – one man’s native is another’s patois…
Reading Time: 7 minutes Peter Alfred-Adekeye speaks about his life as a born entrepreneur, the development of talent-pooling platform Pingsta, and fighting the giant: Cisco.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week we explored the idea that decentralization is the new globalization, shifting our thinking towards sharing ideas on a global level and fighting against a one-sided system that only favours a small percentage of the world population.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Brain talks about his upbringing, his multiple degrees, and how his passion for supply chain will change the world
Reading Time: 5 minutes Aliza Rosenfelder on her secret for creating vibrant communities, personal motivation, and past roles that exposed her to the darker side of the world.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we will be exploring the thinking behind decentralization which is demanding that we take a step back and look at the systems we have created, assess them, and decide what needs to change.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The week began with us talking about pulling the community together through collaborative efforts, and we ended up covering the creation of a community for women in the blockchain world. On our journey, we also took a look at the use of crypto assets in divorce cases and their legal implications.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our Blockleaders are all about networking, pulling people together and spreading the knowledge around, all with the goal of creating positive outcomes.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we met some entrepreneurs and educators, all with a passion for equality and striving to give others the chance to succeed.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Melissa Messe Mwale spoke to Blockleaders’ Fernando Sanchez about the challenges of entrepreneurship in her birthland of Zimbabwe, her passion to empower Africa through blockchain technology, and how her online marketplace benefits local and international communities.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Matchmaking investors to ICOs – find out how it is in done in the Middle East.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Showcasing themes of equal access to wealth, knowledge and opportunity, giving people a chance to make it without being held back by greedy intermediaries.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Rhian Lewis is one of the founding members of the London Women in Bitcoin meetup, which has steadily risen in both attendance and relevance since its inception back in 2014. Rhian gave Blockleaders new insights into this event and what it means to be a female entrepreneur in the blockchain space. […]