Using Ethereum as a Decentralized Archive

Ethereum is a powerful computer which uses the blockchain for processing and storing information in a decentralized way. Applications, known as smart contracts, are executed on the blockchain and the cost of interacting with these applications is baked into the price....
Po.et for Drupal

Po.et for Drupal

KnowledgeArc is excited to announce the 1.0.0 Alpha release of our Po.et plugin for Drupal. The Po.et plugin publishes Drupal content to the Po.et ledger via the Frost API and ensures the ownership of a content creator’s work is cemented on the blockchain...
The Importance of a Decentralized Archiving Ecosystem

The Importance of a Decentralized Archiving Ecosystem

Once upon a time, at the start of the World Wide Web, the Internet was a much more decentralized ecosystem. Many sites, web applications and email services were hosted on localized hardware, with servers being run within companies, small offices or even out of homes....
Po.et for Joomla!

Po.et for Joomla!

KnowledgeArc is excited to announce the 1.0.0 Alpha release of our Po.et plugin for Joomla!. The Po.et plugin publishes Joomla! articles to the Po.et ledger via the Frost API and ensures the ownership of a content creator’s work is cemented on the blockchain...

Po.et – Own your creative work on the blockchain

We recently announced the new Frost API for Po.et. Po.et is a decentralized ledger for tracking the ownership of creative works. It uses proof of existence to verify the ownership of a particular work that is published to the Po.et blockchain. As KnowledgeArc’s...

PHP Blockchain

There is currently a lot of excitement around cryptocurrencies, with many making it rich and many more hoping to get rich quick. While speculating on cryptocurrencies is fun and (currently) profitable, cryptocurrencies are only part of the story of what makes this...
Blockchain’s Impact on Academia

Blockchain’s Impact on Academia

Blockchain is the new buzz word and is generating a lot of excitement around financial industries. However, the blockchain has a number of other very useful applications not necessarily targeted at the exchange of money. Bitcoin The most well known blockchain...
CRIStin Upgrade and Addressing Harvesting Issues

CRIStin Upgrade and Addressing Harvesting Issues

The new release of the CRIStin repository introduces new metadata fields which may break existing DSpace harvests. To address these changes, we have released a new version of the CRIStin metadata registry for DSpace instances and is publicly available from our code...
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