In addition to using Algorand’s open-source, permissionless blockchain to quickly disseminate and permanently record pollution readings, PlanetWatch plans to use it to reward volunteers who maintain pollution sensors with Planet utility tokens.
According to LinkedIn's survey of The Skills Companies Need Most in 2020, blockchain was No. 1, beating out artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and UX design. In 2019, blockchain did not even make the top 10.
ChainSecurity, a Switzerland-based smart contract auditing firm, has joined the Swiss arm of auditing and consulting giant PwC.
CipherTrace is working with the student-founded Blockchain Acceleration Foundation in California and Mexico and several universities to create the CipherTrace Defenders League.