Minter Dialogue Episode #185chris bates bitland

This interview is with Chris Bates, Chief Security Officer at Bitland, an NGO that uses the blockchain technology to help register the cadastre of land, with a focus on African countries — specifically Ghana — for now. In this stimulating conversation with Chris, we unpack the blockchain and bitcoin technologies, unblock some of the preconceptions and misconceptions, and exchange on the challenges of implementation. We also look at some of the hot issues of cyber security, an ever present concern for any business on the Internet.

At Bitland, We Put The World Back On The Map. Click To Tweet

Bitland was one of the Top Ten laureates at Netexplo 2016

Below, you’ll find the show notes and, of course, you are invited to comment. If you liked the podcast, please take a moment to go over to iTunes to rate the podcast.

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Music credit: The jingle at the beginning of the show is courtesy of my friend, Pierre Journel, author of the Guitar Channel. And, the new sign off music is “Finger Paint,” written and performed by Josh Saxe, produced by Chase Geiser. Here’s a link on iTunes. I invite you to take a spin on Pierre’s podcast or listen to more of Josh’s music!

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