Episode 67: Using Blockchain to Crowdsource and Reinvigorate Scientific Discoveries [Podcast]

  • 8 May 2019
  • Blockchain Disruption

Episode 67 - Using Blockchain to Crowdsource and Reinvigorate Scientific Discoveries - Blockchain Disruption

Scientists tend to be a conservative lot. This aversion to fundamental change has allowed problems in the research and development stages to persist. But blockchain-powered solutions are emerging with the aim of bringing greater democracy to knowledge discovery.

Knowledgr was created to solve the problem of siloed information. Patrick Joyce & Cristina Escoda, Co-Founders of Knowledgr, want to democratize the knowledge discovery process using blockchain. The platform issues rewards for the best questions and answers, bringing competition to attract better answers.

Listen to this episode for Joyce and Escoda’s perspectives on blockchain’s future in learning.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How blockchain will speed scientific publishing processes.
  • Why blockchain benefits the solo researcher in particular.
  • What is the concept of ‘open science’

Resources mentioned:

Knowledgr: www.Knowledgr.io

Twitter: @theknowledgr

Patrick Joyce’s Twitter: @JoyceSticks

Cristina Escoda's Twitter:  @cristinaescoda

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