Ralph Tkatchuk
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Ralph Tkatchuk

Ralph Tkatchuk is a freelance data security consultant and expert with 10 years of field experience working with clients of various sizes and verticals. He is all about helping companies and individuals safeguard their data against malicious online abuse and fraud. His current specialty is in eCommerce data protection and prevention.

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While there has been a lot of hype around the efficiency of a smart contract, can it replace the traditional way of working? What are the challenges and what is the role blockchain has to play in this shift? Smart contracts have been touted as an evolutionary leap in legal

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How a bunch of tech savvy entrepreneurs are using blockchain to solve problems in the areas of graphics rendering, identification processes and diamond trade. Blockchain stormed onto the tech scene with ambitions of disrupting the status quo across several industries while demonstrating the potential to do so. Nevertheless, the technology

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Innovative young companies are improving gaming concepts with the help of blockchain, ensuring that this epic clash creates a better reality for future gamers. Industries central to our entertainment end up being the most highly valued. Hollywood and the US film industry pull in billions, and though it’s traditionally been

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Social platforms such as Quora, Reddit or Stack Overflow are gaining popularity as users can easily exchange information within the social community without any barriers. How and why can blockchain make these platforms more credible? Ralph Tkatchuk finds out. The internet and the rise of social media has significantly changed

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The network effect is a curious phenomenon that describes the group’s benefit that ensues as each new member joins and begins using the same product or service. It applies to several industries and ideas, and can be found in examples like eBay, the popular auction site. As more people join

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Today, we have the liberty to source an apartment space globally, with AirBnB, or to find a qualified person for manual labor via TaskRabbit. In spite of this accessibility, there are still gaping inefficiencies for users of these systems. It was blockchain that identified these flaws, and it will be

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Word clouds are an easy way to see which topics within any subject are most prominent. Generate a word cloud from the Reddit cryptocurrency forum or an array of blockchain whitepapers, and one will quickly see that a single term – “decentralized” – is the biggest and boldest. It’s no

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Whether you’re already working in IT management or still on your way up, you should be sure of one thing: that you’re as comfortable working with people as you are working with tech. As a leader in IT, you’re responsible for much more than technology. You’ll likely spend as much –

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Data science has taken an enormous stride forward in a relatively brief period of time. The field of data analytics, specifically, has widened with the integration of computer technology, and more recently with the use of machine learning and AI algorithms. The field is now a major component for several

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Blockchain

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have come to be viewed as great equalizers. Cryptocurrencies do away with the institutionalized financial power structures currently in place, and instead focus on providing access to services for a larger population without any barriers to entry. Similarly, companies use blockchain to create applications that bypass existing

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