Incentive Designs Disrupting the Market Power

Every blockchain is important because it reduces “verification costs”. But… Really revolutionary blockchains reduce “network costs” — all the labor and capital expenditures needed to ensure that transactions in a traditional infrastructure happen.

Energy as a Strategy in Economic-Social Planning

Blockchain and the advantages of energy sector decentralization By Eduardo Pimazzoni and Tatiana Revoredo Introduction By 2050, we will be 11 billion people on the planet (1), with 66% of the world population living in urban areas. In Brazil, 90%…

Blockchain and its potential to impact society and create still unimaginable business models

By Tatiana Revoredo  What is the reason for such a fuss if we can check and trace information today?The word blockchain is how the market has named this set of technologies that can be programmed to record, check, and track…

How can Blockchain change the current Real Estate market panorama?

By Tatiana Revoredo e Guilherme Furlaneto IntroductionThe real estate market is, through services and industry, the third greater generator of foreign currency to the country, according to IBGE (the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics). Around 10% of all the…

Blockchains and GDPR: Are they incompatible?

By Tatiana Revoredo and Rodrigo Borges. IntroductionGDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation), the new European legislation for protection of personal or sensitive data [1], was approved in 2016, and came into force on May 25, 2018. Created to harmonize data protection in…

In Blockchain, We Trust: Meet the New Gatekeeper

By Tatiana Revoredo The crisis of trust in the traditional model of centralized organizations and institutions With the advent of digitalization of society and the Web Economy [1], despite online trade and electronic payments almost exclusively with the brokering of…

Can Blockchain be used to allow citizens to control their identities?

By Tatiana Revoredo and Rodrigo Borges In the first days of existence, our arrival to the world is registered in a Civil Registry Office, which, on behalf of the State, issues a birth certificate. This is our first identity in…

The international legal race to exploit the innovations in blockchain ecosystem

By Tatiana Revoredo and Rodrigo Borges The European Parliament hosted last May in Brussels, its headquarters in the European Union, a Blockchain Intercontinental Conference with the presence of more than 37 countries which met up to debate about the applications of this technology,…

How Blockchain and IoT Add Value to Supply Chain Management

By Fabrícia Fedoci and Tatiana Revoredo Introduction Supply chain represents all links involved in creation and distribution of goods, from raw materials to finished product, which is in consumer’s possession. Currently, supply chains comprise hundreds of stages and dozens of…