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Timestamped news source tracking | Blocktrain (NS) - Blockchain in Business

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18:00 Doors open
18:30 Dinner
19:00 Opening
19:10 Down to earth fact-checking and the role of blockchain | Miguel Gama Nunes
19:45 Blocktrain | Sanne Visser - NS
20:20 Closing Notes
20:30 Networking & Drinks
21:30 Doors close

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Down to earth fact-checking and the role of blockchain | Miguel Gama Nunes

Make Media Great Again [MMGA] is developing tools to help journalists co-create high quality faultless journalistic reporting while making readers and tweeters aware of the actual status of sources used. We give the authority on the news back to the community via our timestamped news source tracking blockchain database in which any responsible source checker can do his or her thing.

Miguel Gama Nunes is a Master Student Informatics at the Vrije Universiteit. Long adopter of Blockchain and specializing in reputation-based blockchain tools. Looking into the potential of technology for the improvement of societal debate.

Blocktrain | Sanne Visser - NS

The story of Sanne's personal journey of implementing blockchain in a large bureaucratic organization (the Nederlandse Spoorwegen). Sanne joined and ran three proof of concepts. In this presentation, she will share the lessons learned from lobbying for blockchain and talk about the key success factors when looking to encourage business and IT to think about blockchain solutions.

“Cryptocurrency trader by night, software test specialist by day. For Sanne Visser, this year her hobby became her work. Sanne cares deeply about software quality as well as innovation. A lover of innovative tech, such as Blockchain, and a Bitcoin enthusiast since 2012, Sanne enjoys speaking about the possibilities of Blockchains.