Blockchain Enabled Applications: Understand the Blockchain Ecosystem and How to Make it Work for You

Blockchain Enabled Applications: Understand the Blockchain Ecosystem and How to Make it Work for You

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781484230800
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 11/30/2017
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 218
Sales rank: 575,169
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vikram Dhillon is currently a research fellow in the Institute of Simulation and Training at University of Central Florida. He recently wrote Creating Blogs with Jekyll with Apress. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Central Florida, where his main focus was bioinformatics. He has published a few scientific papers on computational genomics. He has worked as a software and business development coach at the Blackstone Launchpad to mentor young entrepreneurs and startups through the process of building technology products. He was previously funded by the National Science Foundation through the Innovation Corps program to study customer discovery and apply it to commercialize high-risk startup ideas. He is a member of the Linux Foundation and has been very involved in open source projects and initiatives for the past several years. He often speaks at local conferences and meetups about programming, design, security, and entrepreneurship. He currently lives in Orlando and writes a technology-focused blog at

David Metcalf has more than 20 years experience in the design and research of web-based and mobile technologies converging to enable learning and healthcare. Dr. Metcalf is Director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at UCF's Institute for Simulation and Training. The team has built mHealth solutions, simulations, games, eLearning, mobile and enterprise IT systems for Google, J&J, VA, U.S. military and UCF's College of Medicine among others. He is the co-editor/author of Connected Health (2017), HIMSS mHealth Innovation (2014) and the HIMSS Books best-seller mHealth: From Smartphones to Smart Systems (2012).

Max Hooper is the chief executive officer of Merging Traffic. He is responsible for the company’s management and growth strategy serving as the corporate liaison to the financial services industry and various capital formation groups.Prior to starting the company, Max was co-founder of Equity Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), a media company that owned and operated more than 100 television stations across the United States. Max was responsible for activities in the cable, satellite, investment banking and technology industries and during his tenure, it grew to become one of the top 10 largest broadcasting companies in the country.

Table of Contents

1. Behold the Dreamers

2. The Gold Rush

3. Blocks in a Chain

4. Ether in the Air

5. Decentralized Organizations

6. The DAO Hacked

7. Ethereum Tokens: High Performance Computing

8. Blockchain in Science

9. Blockchain in Healthcare

10. The Hyperledger Project

11. Recent Developments in Blockchain

12. Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital

Appendix. Building a Healthcare Consortium

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