IDEO (pronounced “eye-dee-oh”) is an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow. We identify new ways to serve and support people by uncovering latent needs, behaviors, and desires. We envision new companies and brands, and we design the products, services, spaces, and interactive experiences that bring them to life. We help organizations build creative culture and the internal systems required to sustain innovation and launch new ventures.
No mechanism exists to make payments over a communications channel without a trusted party - what is needed is an electronic payment system based on cryptographic proof instead of trust, allowing any two willing parties to transact directly with each other without the need for a trusted third party.
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The logistics industry is seriously talking about a virtual currency like Bitcoin, which could open up an array of new markets, while speeding the worldwide exchange of goods.
(September 22, 2015)
Currency comes in many forms. In the early days of humanity, anything of value could be traded or bartered, but modern societies soon saw the need for a more universal approach.
(September 22, 2015)
Inspired by the bitcoin blockchain, Thingchain, and smart contract platforms, we examine how these technologies might change one particular supply chain: the food chain.
(May 31, 2015)
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