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 […]
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 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 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 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 […]
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 […]