Six things blockchains can do for SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals)


I am getting deep respect of the historical achievements of the United Nations and I want to learn more about its potential. Therefore I have visited the Peace Palace in The Hague. The role of the UN and the SDG goals are mentioned in de visiting centre of the palace. Is the SDG framework really … Continue reading Six things blockchains can do for SDG’s (Sustainable Development Goals)

Happy learning


I have the honour to open up a conversation about Threefold during a guest lecture of the Certified Blockchain Professional Program of Weconomics. I am grateful for this opportunity. Threefold’s technology stack, governance structure and network will get introduced to an audience that is open to shape the future in a collaborative, reflective and responsible … Continue reading Happy learning

Who gets what and why ?


Opportunity for market design knocks. Alvin Roth has written a book about it with the title: Who gets what and why, the hidden world of matchmaking and market Design. My 10 take-aways of the book are: Markets are human artifcasts. We can change a market and we can invent one. Market Design is a Team … Continue reading Who gets what and why ?

The Curse of Bigness (and the blessing of Threefold Foundations)


To get rid off the curse of bigness we’ve to work first towards a decentralised internet. That is said what is said in this article and that is why I love doing what I do. I love to contribute to the development of a decentralised internet because it is doable and exiting on the one … Continue reading The Curse of Bigness (and the blessing of Threefold Foundations)

Let’s get the workplace ready for the climate truant students


The climate truant students makes my heart sing. Culture is changing for good. Will I support them by protesting ? No, I won’t. I choose not to go to the Brussels Climate Marches. It is too easy to believe that governments are just too reluctant to act. They aren’t. They have to be complemented by … Continue reading Let’s get the workplace ready for the climate truant students

Certified Blockchain Professional Program


Weconomics Foundations’ focus for 2019 is the Certified Blockchain Professional Program. It is offered in Dutch. I appreciate the iniative very much because it will lead to meaningful and succesful implementations of technology. Do you know someone who could be interested to follow the program ?Are you interested ? More information can be found here … Continue reading Certified Blockchain Professional Program

Happy New Grid


In 2018 Threefold Foundation took the world by surprise by involving hundreds of people into launching a decentralized internet grid of internet capacity and storage, to everyone by everyone. In 2019, the ThreeFold Grid will be commercially available. This means that anyone will be able to reserve capacity from any independent TF farmer around the … Continue reading Happy New Grid

Alt Ctrl Delete and Restart


Alt – Ctrl – Delete, for the first generation of internet business models. Why ? Learn from documentary makers: – The Facebook dilemma Part 1 / Part 2 – Algorithms rule us all In 2018 we’ve welcomed EU GDPR law. Privacy as a right is first mentioned in article 12 of the Universal Declarartion of … Continue reading Alt Ctrl Delete and Restart