Category : Blockchain , Technology

Blockchain based Aadhaar – #NationalIdentity

Blockchain based Aadhaar – #NationalIdentity

By now almost everyone in the world is aware of India’s Aadhaar system, the Unique Identifier System that came into existence out of noble intentions but limitations of technology forced them to choose a centralized way of designing and implementing it.

This post is not about how flawed the Aadhar system is or the policy implications of data privacy and surveillance, but an optimistic projection into the future of such identity systems across the globe. (more…)

Category : Blockchain , Technology

BlockChain — Death by Definitions

BlockChain — Death by Definitions

Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency (not just a digital currency) and the technology that enables bitcoin is termed as Blockchain which is completely absurd because blockchain is just a data structure.

The ecosystem of data structure + network protocol + consensus algorithm + incentivisation (mining) leads to a complete decentralization that the bitcoin whitepaper aimed to achieve. Let’s look at the popular definitions of Blockchain and try to define our own. (more…)

Category : Blockchain , Technology

Launching Blockchain Consulting Services

Launching Blockchain Consulting Services

The technology most likely to change the next decade of business is not the social web, big data, the cloud, robotics, or even artificial intelligence. It’s the blockchain, the technology behind digital currencies like Bitcoin.  – Harvard Business Review

At Heptagon, we are pumped to launch the blockchain consulting practice to help traditional companies question themselves and make themselves obsolete, if need be, to thrive in the ever-changing world. (more…)