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Taking Blockchain to the Next Generation? With hashgraph’s Mance Harmon

This week Chain Reaction caught up with the Co-Founder of hashgraph and Swirlds, Mance Harmon, at the Blockchain World Conference in Bangkok to ask him what hashgraph is all about and how it may potentially fix some of the problems of existing blockchain technologies. There has been quite a bit of online chatter about hashgraph over […]
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Blockchain Music – Marcus O’Dair Interview

Marcus O’Dair is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University in London and convenor of its Blockchain for Creative Industries cluster. What was it that first got you interested in exploring blockchain technology – was it sparked by your musical career, academic interest or a combination of the two? I hadn’t paid much attention to bitcoin, […]
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Blockchain & Digital Government: Dr Jane Thomason

Dr Jane Thomason believes you can change the world. After 30 years working on problems of poverty and inequality in developing countries, she believes in the transformative power of new technologies, especially Blockchain, to address global problems. As CEO in Abt Associates, she is a global advocate for the role of Blockchain and other technologies […]

Patient Empowerment: An Interview with Dr Vidushi Savant, Healthchain

Hi Vidushi – Thanks for joining us on Chain Reaction to discuss how using blockchain technology can empower both patients and doctors. What got you interested in Blockchain and, more specifically, how did you get involved in building Blockchain solutions for the healthcare sector? Healthchain is really the culmination of all my experiences in life. […]

Blockchain Science: An interview with Gemma Milne, Science Disrupt

Hi Gemma – Welcome on Chain Reaction to talk about how blockchain technology is changing scientific research.   What first got you interested in Blockchain?   I first heard about bitcoin when I was working at Ogilvy and part of my job was to be on top of future trends. I was doing a project for American Express […]
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Value-based care: An interview with Katherine Kuzmeskas, SimplyVital Health

Hi Katherine – Thanks for joining us today on Chain Reaction to talk about blockchain solutions for healthcare and how they are helping to implement value-based care. What got you interested in Blockchain and, more specifically, how did you get involved in building Blockchain solutions for the healthcare sector? About 2 years ago I was […]

Medtech: An interview with Pradeep Goel, CEO, Solve.Care Foundation

Hi Pradeep – Thanks for joining us this week on Chain Reaction to discuss medtech and how distributed ledger technology is transforming healthcare systems. Blockchain technology is not the easiest thing to explain to newcomers.  As a regular public speaker, how do you go about explaining it to a non-technical audience and which types of arguments and […]

Women in Blockchain: An interview with Deepa Sathaye, AIRSWAP

Hi Deepa – Thanks for joining us on Chain Reaction this week to discuss the decentralised web, women in blockchain and your work as an engineer at AIRSWAP: Why did you first get interested in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology? My first exposure to cryptocurrencies was sometime in 2012 when a few of my coworkers were […]
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Public Services & Blockchain: Interview with Imogen Bunyard, Qadre

In this week’s Chain Reaction Imogen Bunyard of Qadre explains how blockchain-based solutions will fix problems that public services and the healthcare industry have struggled with for years. When you explain it to a total newcomer, how do you get people interested and excited about Blockchain, yet without being too technical? Explaining blockchain is difficult. Not because […]

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