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My First Ethereum Project Ever

Someone encouraged me recently to get started with Ethereum and web3.js and this uber simple project was my first attempt. My objective was to get to know the Ethereum javascript api using web3.js, so I aimed to keep the Solidity part as simple as possible. There’s a smart contract called “Foo” which has two methods – setFoo and getFoo which accepts/returns a…

Blockchain in Geospatial Applications

After my talk in Bonn at the FOSS4G conference Aug 2016, editor Wim van Wegen asked me to write about the topic for GIM International and it was published on 6th Oct 2016 here: https://www.gim-international.com/content/blog/blockchain-in-geospatial-applications-2 Below is a copy of the original post: What is a blockchain and how is it applicable for geospatial applications? A blockchain is an immutable trustless…