Gjermund Bjaanes


A blog about Innovation and Technology

Blockchain - What is it good for?

I recently held a 20 minute talk at a developer conference here in Norway. The conference was JavaZone, and the talk was titled “Blockchain - what is it good for?”


Picks of the Month - July 2017

Welcome to Picks of the month, where I share a few things I have found useful the last month.

It can be anything from blog posts and software tools to books and techniques.


Private Blockchains And How to Make Them Work

Many people are getting excited about blockchain technology, and for good reasons. Immutability, trustless sharing of data, secure transactions and much more can truly change the way we do business.

However, not everybody wants to put their data on a publicly accessible data store. How can you have a private blockchain that is still secure and has all the great functionality of a public blockchain?


Picks of the Month - June 2017

Welcome to Picks of the month, where I share a few things I have found useful the last month.

It can be anything from blog posts and software tools to books and techniques.


Why (and how) did I get an NFC implant in my hand?

I recently went to Norway’s first “Implant Party,” which essentially is a meetup with hand piercings (with NFC. Oh, and they are implanted in your hand).