Jay Ligda

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Blockchain and the Evolution of Communication Technology

As a part of my Master’s Thesis in 1996, I wrote about the evolution of communication technology and how it relates to social structure. The thesis is that as communication technology evolves, allowing increased communication between human, that the need for controlling structure decreases. Click the link below to read, “Memes to Carry Memes.” http://jay2.ligda.net/projects/towerch5.htm …

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Applications for Bias-free Voting Platform

Just about anything Choosing representative Coming up with policies for a community Approving products How about determining the validity of scientific data?  Wouldn’t you like to know if a study has been voted on by a group of scientists as fitting the definition of true science The number of applications for such a platform is …

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Components of a Voting System

Components of voting system Pre Voting Security Unhackable in results Unhackable in programming Free from bias Fair voting Identity verification Voice Fingerprint Blockchain Public — Etherum Private — Hyperledger, Etherum, AWS AWS is cost prohibitive, $200 per month for very small network, $400 minimum per month for production network.  Size is limited to  Lost keys …

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Jay Ligda

I grew up the middle child between two siblings with strong personalities. This inspired me to look for solutions that would benefit all. I was talented with science and numbers, so was encouraged to pursue a career in engineering. This came to a halt when I experience my first broken heart. This did three things: …

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Blockchain in a Nutshell

Simply put, blockchain is a way to store data in an unalterable, secure fashion without the need for a central authority.  With blockchain, we are primarily talking about three things as far as storing data: Immutability Decentralized Distributed “Immutable” means unalterable. This covers the “unalterable” and “secure” terms in the definition above. For a detailed …

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Dictionary Definitions of “Democracy”

Below are several dictionary and encyclopedia definitions of “democracy.” A link to each definition is included in the references. Merriam Webster“A government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections.” ​1​ Dictionary.com“Government by the people; …

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