Right before my talk at WordCamp Europe 2019, I had the pleasure to be interviewed by Sunita Karmacharya from DevotePress. In this article, I share a transcript with a table of contents and some valuable links on the topics we’ve discussed.
On January 16th, 1 day after Drupal’s 19th birthday, the dutch Drupal community organized the 30th edition of Drupal Tech Talk. I had the pleasure to present a Pecha Kucha (20 slides x 20 minutes, what better way is there to start 2020?) on open-source, blockchain, and WordProof!
Firstly, here’s the video of the presentation, followed by every slide, the sentences I’ve used (in Pecha Kucha’s, I script every single line) and its source, where relevant. Enjoy!
Read further for a full transcript per slide of this Drupal Tech Talk on blockchain timestamps.
Firstly, I found this list of powerful eCommerce statistics to guide your strategy. Then I added stats on disputes in eCommerce, which I found through WordProof’s participation in Europe’s Blockchains for Social Good contest. Lastly, I enhanced the relevant stats with what impact blockchain will have on them.
After the stats, I dive deeper into how timestamping eCommerce content and orders can drastically reduce disputes between buyers and sellers. Accordingly, timestamps will improve eCommerce as a whole.
Brendan Blumer of Block.one discusses the state of the blockchain ecosystem and its effect on government, regulation, and digital commerce at the Washington DC Blockchain Summit, hosted by The Chamber of Digital Commerce and Georgetown University’s Center for Financial Markets and Policy on March 6-7, 2019.
As it’s full of valuable quotes (like many of his talks), I wrote this searchable transcript, including a table of content:
It’s estimated that by 2025, there will be 100 Billion global IoT devices, sending data and transferring value in the new Machine-to-Machine reality. As everything becomes a “smart device” in the coming Economy of Things, what will be the underlying protocol that makes this all work?
I found this presentation by Terry Shane at the end of 2018. Although I’m not actively following the IOTA project, I really like the automotive future and use-cases he explained in this presentation on the Internet of Things and Distributed Ledger Technology.
Here’s a table of content of the presentation, I especially loved the data-part and the automotive example:
At WordCamp Europe 2017, Matt Mullenweg was interviewed by Om Malik, followed by a Q&A with the WordCamp visitors. They extensively discussed the open web, the WordPress editor ‘Gutenberg’ and WordPress’s future as an operating system for the independent web, among other gems like Matt’s take on ethics in acquisitions in the world of open-source.
In this fully searchable transcript, I highlighted my favorite insights and quotes, and I added a table of contents to improve your user experience. Here you go:
In 1997, at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC 1997), Steve Jobs did a legendary Q&A. It gives valuable insights into both Apple, as in the art of marketing and development as a whole. I improved and fine-tuned this transcript and added a table of content to make the many valuable quotes searchable and easy to navigate through. Enjoy!
Block.One is a leader in the blockchain industry. Brendan Blumer is its CEO, and Dan Larimer its CTO. On June 1st, 2019, they announced Voice.com, the blockchain-based social media platform they’re building. As Brendan stated: Social media has not been a good friend to us. It was designed to use its users.
They also revealed the first Voice.com marketing message:
Unlike shady algorithms;
Unfollow being followed;
Like many of their presentations, this keynote was packed with wonderful insights and quotes. Their thinking truly helps the general blockchain industry forward, that’s why I invest time in properly transcribing them, to make their thoughts searchable and quotable!
One of the great thinkers in the blockchain space is Brock Pierce. Although I started working with blockchain in 2013, I really started to grasp its potential after seeing this keynote by Brock Pierce in 2017.
Here’s a fully searchable transcript, enriched with slides where I found that relevant.
To improve your experience in navigating the amazing insights and quotes he shared, here’s a table of contents:
With the rise of social networks and closed platforms, Automattic’s mission statement has never sounded so important. It wants to build a strong foundation to empower content creators for decades to come.
Automattic is creating the operating system for the web, from websites to e-commerce to social networks.
Here’s a fully searchable transcript of the fireside chat, discussing: