Category: Ebono Institute

Funder and founder of the Generator, the Ebono Institute provides the techincal foundation of the network and contributes content on technology, artificial intelligence and efforts to build morality into the DNA of the system.

Tech assumptions embed digital divide

Geoff Ebbs /7 December, 2018

Two contradictory technological currents combine to further disempower the already disadvantaged. On one hand, the assumption that people in general have a certain technical capacity (both access and skills) means that those without that capacity are left on the wrong side of the digital divide pushing them into a downward spiral that mirrors the compounding Continue Reading →

Decentralized Applications: Harnessing Bitcoin’s Blockchain Technology

Geoff Ebbs /19 March, 2018

Author: Siraj Raval ISBN: 978-1491924549 Publisher: O’Reilly – Safari Books Published: August 2016 Price: Kindle $US20, Paperback $19.95 Raval writes for application developers interested in the capacity of the blockchain to underpin distributed applications. He provides excellent explanations of the evolution of the technology and its implication in terms of how applications operate and the Continue Reading →

Mastering BitCoin: Programming the Open Blockchain

Geoff Ebbs /19 March, 2018

Author: Andreas M. Antonopolous ISBN: 978-1491954386 Publisher: O’Reilly – Safari Books Published: June 2017 The second edition of this text is aimed directly at software developers and programmers but many technically savvy readers who are not coders report that it helped them understand the technology much better than any of the more general introductions. It Continue Reading →

Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy

Geoff Ebbs /19 March, 2018

Author: Melanie Swan ISBN: 9781491920497 Publisher: O’Reilly – Safari Books Published: February 2015 O’Reilly has been publishing technical books for decades and has established a reputation for accuracy, timeliness and depth that is unparalleled in the market. BLueprint for a New Economy lives up to this reputation and covers the philosophical, economic and technical implications Continue Reading →

Blockchain Technology Explained

Geoff Ebbs /19 March, 2018

Author: Alan T. Norman ISBN: no ISBN Publisher: self-published, Alan T. Norman Published in December 2017, Alan T. Norman’s latest book on the technology goes a lot deeper than many of these introductory texts. At 126 pages it simply has more depth and because Norman has written separate books on investing in digital currency and Continue Reading →

Blockchain: The Beginners Guide

Geoff Ebbs /19 March, 2018

Author: Artemis Caro ISBN: 1985574020 Publisher: self-published, Artemis Caro The full title of Artemis Caro’s recent book (February 2018) is Blockchain: The Beginners Guide To Understanding The Technology Behind Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency (The Future of Money). It is a quick overview and introduction aimed to provide introduce the interested reader to the overall concepts. It Continue Reading →