See Keyhole At The University of Arkansas Blockchain Hackathon

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Keyhole Software is excited to announce our very own David Pitt will providing a technical workshop at the University of Arkansas Blockchain Hackathon on November 6th, 2019 from 6 – 8 PM at the Doug McMillon Innovation Studio.

The University of Arkansas will be hosting its third annual Blockchain Hackathon taking place on November 8th – 9th in downtown Fayetteville. This year will be the first time ever the Blockchain Center of Excellence (BCoE) will be opening up this event to the community, instead of only to students. The diversity of ideas, backgrounds, and skills will make for the most interesting and exciting Blockchain Hackathon to date!

Before the main event, the University of Arkansas will be conducting technical workshops leading up to the Hackathon. These workshops will offer intimate and boutique experiences every night (November 3rd – 7th) to give attendees the opportunity to hear deeper informational sessions on specific blockchains, set-up programming environments, familiarize themselves with available resources, or even do a group exercise.

Byzantine Config Accepted Into Hyperledger Labs

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The Keyhole Labs team has announced that the Byzantine Config has been accepted into Hyperledger Labs.

Hyperledger® Labs is a community-based innovation space gathering people who share a common interest in developing blockchain-related software. Entrance into Hyperledger Labs allows Byzantine Config to be further tested, innovated, and used by the wider Hyperledger community.

See the official announcement…

Creating A Blockchain In JavaScript

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Blockchain is all the buzz now. And for good reason! A distributed public ledger that is extremely secure through encryption?! Imagine the millions of applicable use cases. A blockchain can be created and maintained using any modern language.

For the purpose of this blog, let’s dive into a blockchain written in JavaScript. Hopefully, this doesn’t just serve as a simple code example but also gives a very basic understanding of how a blockchain actually works.

Do keep in mind this will be very simplist…

Keyhole Labs Announces “Byzantine Tools” For Blockchain

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The Keyhole Labs team has announced the release of Byzantine Tools, a series of blockchain open source projects to enhance Hyperledger blockchain networks.

Keyhole Labs is a group within Keyhole dedicated to creating open source solutions that help software developers in their craft. Byzantine Tools is an extension of our Keyhole Labs open source initiatives with a more specific focus on blockchain technology.

Current Byzantine Tool offerings include Byzantine Browser, Byzantine Config, and Byzantine Flu which can be accessed…

The Jury is Still Out: Blockchain in Healthcare

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Blockchain has gotten the software world buzzing about its potential applications in different business areas. With the US spending 17.9% of its GDP on healthcare in 2017 per CMS, many companies are considering how to enter into a market that has such potential for growth as well as the potential to positively affect patient’s lives.

Keyhole Software stays ahead of the curve by investigating new trends in software so that when clients come to us asking for advice we can provide an informed opinion. We do not want our clients to be guinea pigs, and we help provide guidance so that the solution they choose is the best one regardless of the trends of the day.

Blockchain is something we feel could be a good fit for the right use case, which we’ve elaborated on in our Blockchain Case Study. It is, at the end of the day, just a tool, and should only be used when it is beneficial to do so. Healthcare is an incredibly complex industry, so it is important to understand what Blockchain is, what it is not, and what needs to be considered before using the technology.

The purpose of this blog post is to think through how Blockchain can be applied to healthcare software applications. This blog post does not dive into the technical implementation of Blockchain, only its application in healthcare. A technical deep dive into Blockchain can be found in our Blockchain White Paper.