Building a blockchain for social good

Story source: Imperial college While the cryptocurrency fever might be in its death throes, the potential the underlying technology has for social good is very much alive At the end of 2017, the public perception of blockchain technology was quite different from what it is today: Bitcoin was at an all-time peak, crypto-fever had taken hold and it seemed that the blockchain would disrupt everything and anything. Today, with plummeting prices, that hype is fizzling out, taking the sheen off a technology that was once seen as a socioeconomic panacea. The fact remains, however, that blockchain technology has the ability to affect profound change, albeit in specific ways.  One way this immense potential is being unlocked is through social impact-focused projects. For...

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