November 14, 2017

Why ICO Mania Is A Symptom And Not A Cure.

ICO mania is gaining stream as pundits claim 100 Billion will be invested in 2018. Everyone is scurrying for a prestigious “Advisory Board” to cash […]
November 3, 2017

IEBC Member Update Vol 2 No 1

Dear IEBC Members,  We made it through our first year! September and October were very busy months for us, and it does look to be […]
October 16, 2017

Blockchain as a Sports Analogy

A lot of people find Bitcoin and Blockchain to be very difficult to understand until they realize that a blockchain is just a clumsy little […]
October 13, 2017

Game Mechanics and the Circulation of Quant

Introduction: All games have two essential components; A. Sources and B. Sinks.  A “source” is how a game player will accumulate points, golden rings, health […]
October 12, 2017

IEBC Adds Kim Allen P.Eng. to Advisory Board

Seattle, WA – October 12, 2017 — Daniel Robles, PE, Founder/Director: Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium, today announced the appointment of Kim Allen, P.Eng. IntPE, […]
October 8, 2017

The Value Game

A New Class of Business Methods The Value Game (TVG) is a new class of business methods where value is extracted from an asset, not […]
October 7, 2017

Quantchain Formation of Assets

The “Unit Transaction” The “Unit Transaction” in an engineering process, whether a geological slope stability assessment or a pre-stressed concrete slab pour, is comprised of […]
October 5, 2017

Quantchain Networks Mechanics

  Hierarchy vs. Network Hierarchy: Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, centralized organization in multiple levels of management has been the proven means for allocating […]
October 5, 2017

Correcting The Flaw In Market Capitalism

‘The Flaw’ is a small and barely perceptible anomaly in the otherwise valid theory of Market Capitalism. The Flaw is causing a great many problems […]
October 2, 2017

Gun Management on Blockchain

[The Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium Use Case Series: The IEBC has been developing blockchain specifications for decentralized management of dangerous or regulated machinery and the […]
October 1, 2017

A Warning to Engineering Firms Concerning Blockchain Technology

Building a better silo We are often asked by innovation and venture teams about use cases for Blockchain technology in engineering. It would be expedient […]
September 30, 2017

Can MineCraft Plus Blockchain Disrupt Engineering Organizations?

Can MineCraft Plus Blockchain Disrupt Engineering Organizations? A Chain of Blocks: The work of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries can be generalized as the “chain […]
September 29, 2017

The Calculus of Quantchain

Quantchain is intended to do one thing very well – provide a set of analytical tools and incentives that would help the engineering profession shift […]
September 26, 2017

Games, Claims, and Blockchains

Participants in the Quantchain project establish their stake by making a series of claims about their qualifications and achievements. Once the claim is made and […]
September 25, 2017

QUANT Proof of Stake

A proof-of-stake algorithm is somewhat analogous to a boardroom in a corporation where the corporation’s directors and major shareholders vote on, say, publishing an annual […]
September 25, 2017

QUANT Body of Knowledge (Q-BOK)

This chapter describes how the individual transaction records, when combined, form a decentralized body of knowledge for a community.  The Q-BOK is grown organically and […]
September 25, 2017

The Market for QUANT

Volatility is the stock and trade of speculators who either time their buy / sell orders in phase with the volatility cycle, or they are […]
September 25, 2017

QUANT: The Next Generation Value Network

Society will always try to organize itself in the most efficient manner relative to their corresponding communication technology.  The history of this is consistent – […]
September 22, 2017

Quid Pro QUANT

A successful currency is generally assessed for its ability to serve as a unit of account, medium of exchange, storage of value – this article […]
September 21, 2017

The Financial Value of QUANT

It is often stated that the financial value of Bitcoin is proportional to the value of all the things you can do with bitcoin that […]
September 21, 2017

The Anthropology of QUANT

There are many blockchains that have different functions serving different needs for different community networks. Visualizing blockchains from an anthropological point of reference may reveals […]
September 19, 2017

The Intrinsic Value of QUANT

When people talk about intrinsic financial value, they often refer to the long lost Gold Standard. Still many people readily accept gold in exchange for […]
September 8, 2017

Call for Use Cases for Blockchain Technology in Engineering

IEBC is collecting engineering use cases for blockchain technology.  The IEBC concept is centered on a decentralized network of engineers who collaborate to solve difficult […]
August 28, 2017

What is Quant?

Engineering puzzles ultimately have one solution.  Engineering works are immutable by nature. Engineering works are difficult to accomplish yet simple to verify.  Large projects require […]
August 25, 2017

IEBC Newsletter – 3 Pronged Strategy – Vol 1 No 7

Hold on tight!    The IEBC has been extremely busy. The opportunities presented to us far exceed our current ability to pursue them. These are truly exciting […]
August 16, 2017

BIM, Collaboration and Smart Contracts

(Note: Author John Mcdermott is a Senior Electrical Engineer at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in Manchester, UK article originally published on LI Pulse and reprinted here with […]
June 13, 2017

IEBC Newsletter – Building Our Network Vol1 No 5

Building Our Network Hello everyone.   This has been a very busy time for us with several speaking events, webinars and community organizing efforts under way. […]
April 5, 2017

The Emergent EngTech Sector

IEBC Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 2 The month of March has been busy on many levels – perhaps I should explain those levels. The Integrated Engineering […]
March 1, 2017

IEBC Newsletter Vol 1, No 3: Integrated Engineering

IEBC Newsletter February 28, 2017 Vol 1. No 3 Hello Again. Thank you for your continued participation in the [Insurance] Engineering Blockchain Consortium.  This, our […]
January 25, 2017

IEBC Newsletter Vol 1 No 2 – Global Engineering Token

Hello Again. Thank you for your continued participation in the Insurance-Engineering Blockchain Consortium.  This, our second month, has been filled with strategy and definition work […]