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Proof of Location is a new field at the bleeding edge of technology and is an important part of the Internet of Things, gaming, supply chains, insurance and many other fields. Your host, Kiersten Jowett, is a Proof of Location Specialist in blockchain technology but this podcast isn't just about blockchain technology. Lay of the Land introduces you to specialists in all areas related to proof of location.What is proof of location? Proof of location is like a mirror. Our digital world is mirroring our physical world and what proof of location is trying to do is build a better, more accurate mirror in the digital world to better represent where things are in the real world. It's an exciting and complex field involving computer science, social science, law, finance, cryptography, mechanism design and software engineering. Join me for each mind blowing episode of Lay of the Land!!

Lay of the Land Kiersten Jowett

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Proof of Location is a new field at the bleeding edge of technology and is an important part of the Internet of Things, gaming, supply chains, insurance and many other fields. Your host, Kiersten Jowett, is a Proof of Location Specialist in blockchain technology but this podcast isn't just about blockchain technology. Lay of the Land introduces you to specialists in all areas related to proof of location.What is proof of location? Proof of location is like a mirror. Our digital world is mirroring our physical world and what proof of location is trying to do is build a better, more accurate mirror in the digital world to better represent where things are in the real world. It's an exciting and complex field involving computer science, social science, law, finance, cryptography, mechanism design and software engineering. Join me for each mind blowing episode of Lay of the Land!!

    Associate Professor Michele Amoretti's Academic Paper on Proof of Location

    Associate Professor Michele Amoretti's Academic Paper on Proof of Location

    Michele Amoretti, Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Parma in Italy, walks us through his academic paper on Proof of Location. He explains how he and his colleagues designed a peer-to-peer proof of location system and...

    • 53 min
    Earn StreetCred and bitcoin for mapping

    Earn StreetCred and bitcoin for mapping

    Streetcred is a gamified mapping app that leverages a dedicated community to create accurate, real-time place data in exchange for bitcoin prizes.Chief Technical Officer of Street Cred, Diana Shkolnikov, walks us through the inspiration, the founding...

    • 51 min
    ConsenSys Company Treum; Trace, Trade, Transparency

    ConsenSys Company Treum; Trace, Trade, Transparency

    Tyler Mulvihill, co-founder of Consensys company Treum, discusses the proof-of-location solutions being built at ConsenSys. ConsenSys, founded in 2014 by Joseph Lubin, is the world's largest pure-play blockchain company on the planet.  Treum brings...

    • 48 min
    Food Security enabled by Geora

    Food Security enabled by Geora

    Bridie Ohlsson shares how the free and open source software solution, Geora, provides agriculture supply chain participants with the lowest-cost digital infrastructure.

    • 44 min
    How Radio Signals Are Stopping Rhino Poachers. Use cases and a layperson explainer of LoRaWan technology from Laurens Slats of The Things Network

    How Radio Signals Are Stopping Rhino Poachers. Use cases and a layperson explainer of LoRaWan technology from Laurens Slats of The Things Network

    A new kind of radio chip and gateway provides location and sensor data for the Internet of Things.

    • 55 min
    Can Helium fix Bitcoin’s mess? - Dal Gemmell

    Can Helium fix Bitcoin’s mess? - Dal Gemmell

    An introduction to Helium's new blockchain protocol, consensus mechanism, hotspots and cryptocurrency.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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