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Blockchain Security as "People Security": Applying Sociotechnical Security to Blockchain Technology

Kelsie Nabben
2021 Frontiers in Computer Science  
This paper applies a sociotechnical security framework to assess the social, software, and infrastructural layers of blockchain applications to reconceptualize "blockchain security" as "people security  ...  A sociotechnical security analysis of existing macrosocial level blockchain systems surfaces discrepancies between the social, technical, and infrastructural layers of a blockchain network, the technical  ...  Each case study below focuses on a use-case of blockchain as a macrosocial institutional infrastructure for coordinating goods, services, and people in society.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomp.2020.599406 fatcat:rbesy4hi5vdrlayf46di3kzhu4

Blockchain energy: Blockchain in future energy systems

Bernd Teufel, Anton Sentic, Mathias Barmet
2020 Journal of Electronic Science and Technology  
in the energy sector and a discussion of the barriers and potential for blockchain energy using a transition studies perspective.  ...  This paper discusses the applicability and prospects for blockchain-based technologies in the energy sector, which are described using the term "blockchain energy".  ...  Hoj ckov a, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, for her valuable inputs to this paper, particularly the results of a number of fieldwork studies in New York and Fremantle, which are discussed  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnlest.2020.100011 fatcat:kytth7caifac7lujsp5x4vrp7m

A Blockchain Research Framework

Marten Risius, Kai Spohrer
2017 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
While blockchain technology is commonly considered potentially disruptive in various regards, there is a lack of understanding where and how blockchain technology is effectively applicable and where it  ...  Against this backdrop, this study adapts an established research framework to structure the insights of the current body of research on blockchain technology, outline the present research scope as well  ...  As such, blockchains will provide a platform even for complex business transactions between individuals and fully or partly autonomous technological agents like DAOs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-017-0506-0 fatcat:tswi4blhknayxfsvfhwveqbj3m

Trading Real-World Assets on Blockchain

Benedikt Notheisen, Jacob Benjamin Cholewa, Arun Prasad Shanmugam
2017 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
Since its introduction in 2008, blockchain technology has outgrown its use in cryptocurrencies and is now preparing to revolutionize a multitude of commercial applications including value and supply chains  ...  In total, the findings in this article illustrate the potential of blockchain-based systems but also highlight technological shortcomings and challenges for commercial applications, such as scalability  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the IT University of Copenhagen for giving us the opportunity to attend the Blockchain Summer School 2016, SKAT for the chance to work on this specific use case,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-017-0499-8 fatcat:vc375sa2lvfnnjj4igjt3fw6mq

Blockchain and Beyond: Understanding Blockchains through Prototypes and Public Engagement [article]

Dave Murray-Rust, Chris Elsden, Bettina Nissen, Ella Tallyn, Larissa Pschetz, Chris Speed
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The projects use design and HCI methods to relate blockchains to a range of topics, including global supply chains, delivery infrastructure, smart grids, volunteering and charitable giving, through engaging  ...  Based on an extensive annotated portfolio we draw out learning for the design of blockchain systems, broadening participation and surfacing questions around imaginaries, social implications and engagement  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This is a short text to acknowledge the contributions of specific colleagues, institutions, or agencies that aided the efforts of the authors.  ... 
arXiv:2112.11891v1 fatcat:mtdtbem5jbetni66bim3rlccee

What blockchain can do for power grids?

Magda Foti, Manolis Vavalis
2021 Blockchain: Research and Applications  
The comprehensive and holistic picture provided aims to contribute to the body of knowledge of the applicability of blockchain technology within the energy sector and pave the way for further research  ...  of blockchain technology in the energy sector in general and the power grid in particular.  ...  Authors try to answer the question whether blockchain technology is suitable as LEM's main ICT technology. A private blockchain and artificial agents are used to present a proof-of-concept.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bcra.2021.100008 fatcat:oda5z2d3qndinpdhyescweuuue

Fusing Blockchain and AI with Metaverse: A Survey [article]

Qinglin Yang, Yetong Zhao, Huawei Huang, Zibin Zheng
2022 arXiv   pre-print
digital currencies, AI applications in virtual world, and blockchain-empowered technologies.  ...  Metaverse as the latest buzzword has attracted great attention from both industry and academia.  ...  Table 2 : 2 A Summary of the Blockchain Technologies in Metaverse Types Description Representative Works Use cases Blockchain Smart contracts [80] Executing transactions Architecture Consensus mechanisms  ... 
arXiv:2201.03201v3 fatcat:ewa2gd6qojb2plbhpj4iqs4zgq

Blockchain as key enabling technology for future electric energy exchange: a vision

Alvise Baggio, Francesco Grimaccia
2020 IEEE Access  
The intent is to formalize and use such a framework as a base for future work and better structure discussions.  ...  This is undoubtedly a leading transformation [47] as various research and new advancements demonstrate, e.g., the usage of LTE as enabling technology [8] . A.  ...  Here he focused on applying innovative ICT to photovoltaic inverters; specifically, he implemented a first prototype of a Blockchain-based coordination platform for energy devices intending to allow more  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3036994 fatcat:owct3kfnsrd3hii7aljmrjrpyy

Distributed creation of Machine learning agents for Blockchain analysis [article]

Zvezdin Besarabov, Todor Kolev
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a blockchain network protocol that incentivises independent computing nodes to run NAS algorithms and compete in finding better neural network models for a particular task.  ...  If implemented, such network can be an autonomous and self-improving source of machine learning models, significantly boosting and democratizing the access to AI capabilities for many industries.  ...  This is the idea that lead us to the creation of a general framework and blockchain protocol for distributed creation of autonomous machine learning agents named "ScyNet".  ... 
arXiv:1909.03848v1 fatcat:vpyj5sipgjhs7ikq5rbxkpj6wm

From Technology to Society: An Overview of Blockchain-based DAO

Lu Liu, Sicong Zhou, Huawei Huang, Zibin Zheng
2021 IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society  
To fill this gap, we perform such an overview by identifying and classifying the most valuable proposals and perspectives closely related to the combination of DAO and blockchain technologies.  ...  Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is believed to play a significant role in our future society governed in a decentralized way.  ...  The former requires consensus on how and when to implement such technologies for governance use cases.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcs.2021.3072661 fatcat:cdia35m7pfbzba5exdbem6yaqa

A First Step in the Co-Evolution of Blockchain and Ontologies: Towards Engineering an Ontology of Governance at the Blockchain Protocol Level [article]

Henry M. Kim, Marek Laskowski, Ning Nan
2018 arXiv   pre-print
As a first step in this co-evolution, we propose a conceptual design of a governance ontology represented as meta-data tags to be embedded and instantiated in a smart contract at the blockchain protocol  ...  At the beginning of 2018, there is a growing belief that blockchain technologies constitute a revolutionary innovation in how we transfer value electronically.  ...  Outside of use cases for venturing or crowd funding, there are blockchain use cases that entail autonomous management of IT infrastructure or autonomously coordinating operations between supplier chain  ... 
arXiv:1801.02027v1 fatcat:fpu6fvdtebgvpkegaodcqimore

A multi-layered blockchain framework for smart mobility data-markets [article]

David Lopez, Bilal Farooq
2020 arXiv   pre-print
A multi-layered Blockchain framework for Smart Mobility Data-market (BSMD) is presented for addressing the associated privacy, security, management, and scalability challenges.  ...  In a case study of real-time mobility data sharing, we demonstrate the performance of BSMD on a 370 nodes blockchain running on heterogeneous and geographically-separated devices communicating on a physical  ...  Acknowledgement We greatly appreciate Nikki Hera-Farooq's time and efforts in helping us improve the quality of this manuscript.  ... 
arXiv:1906.06435v2 fatcat:dawc5ji6gfckpotz4dwetnrq3y

Blockchain Technologies: The Foreseeable Impact on Society and Industry

Tomaso Aste, Paolo Tasca, Tiziana Di Matteo
2017 Computer  
The paper provides basic concepts about Blockchain and offers our perspective on the challenges, the future opportunities and the foreseeable impact of Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in  ...  Additional possible usages of Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in other domains are covered by highlighting potentials but also weaknesses, limitations and risks.  ...  With the second lens, blockchain can be seen as an "institutional technology" to decentralise governance structures used for the coordination of people and economic decisions making [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2017.3571064 fatcat:kw4b6x2hkrev7h4zevfaihfocm

Blockchain-Empowered Mobile Edge Intelligence, Machine Learning and Secure Data Sharing [chapter]

Yao Du, Shuxiao Miao, Zitian Tong, Victoria Lemieux, Zehua Wang
2021 Blockchain Potential in AI [Working Title]  
To handle these problems, blockchain has been considered as a promising solution. As a distributed smart ledger, blockchain is renowned for high scalability, privacy-preserving, and decentralization.  ...  We also discuss the real-world use cases and outline the challenges of blockchain-empowered intelligence.  ...  Blockchain-based market for mobile edge intelligence In the social layer, blockchain is a promising technology for peer-to-peer resources trading.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.96618 fatcat:tjon4elghrcq5e5lfsfmyx2srm

Challenges and Approaches to Scaling the Global Commons

Felix Fritsch, Jeff Emmett, Emaline Friedman, Rok Kranjc, Sarah Manski, Michael Zargham, Michel Bauwens
2021 Frontiers in Blockchain  
Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) such as blockchain have lately given new impetus to the emergence of a new generation of authentic "sharing economy," protected from capture by thorough distribution  ...  Holochain and the Commons Engine, and the Economic Space Agency.  ...  Pospischil of ValueFlows for joining us in initial conversations.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbloc.2021.578721 fatcat:ia3rn3f6yjfsbeykroqv6e56ce
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