Over the next few blog posts I'll share my experiences with blockchain - it's been a crazy ride over the last year!
In July I took on a new consulting role with the Pacific Connect program which is an Australian DFAT-funded program being delivered by the International Centre for Democratic Partnerships (ICDP).
Like many firsts in life - the first time to watch TV, first time to use a computer, first time to fly on a plane, etc, I actually remember the first time I used the Internet. It was the year 2000.
It was around 2am Fiji Time this past Tuesday when the ConsenSys Academy Developer Program 2018 officially started. I was awake and waiting patiently for the email that would provide all the necessary access. 2018 Developer Program My scholarship application into the program was accepted after I applied and then completed an online test which... Continue Reading →
[Iakwe (or Yokwe) is a greeting in Marshallese] With 5.5 hours in 3 different aeroplanes travelling from Majuro in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) back home to Suva for what will take just under 12 hours altogether I figured I'd do some writing. The Marshall Islands has always been one of my favourite places... Continue Reading →
Changing the world begins with strengthening your own family - Bonnie L. Carson A couple hours away from 2018 is always a great time to reminisce the year that was. 2017 was eventful and I like the quote above from Bonnie L. Carson (Read more here: The Needs before Us). If there was one theme... Continue Reading →
Those words got me started in blockchain. [For the uninitiated, if you have 9:56 min to spare here's a pretty good video on blockchain - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3psxs3gyf8%5D Now I'm in Bonn, Germany to participate in Hack4Climate (www.hack4climate.org) which is a hackathon geared towards solving climate-related problems using blockchain tech. Wait. What's a hackathon? Good question! Never... Continue Reading →
It's been almost 2 months since my last post and I keep getting reminded that people are waiting for the next one. Luckily I felt inspired enough to write this today. Over the last few weeks I've spoken to a lot of people - friends I worked with, lecturers that taught me, and new people... Continue Reading →
So, my first post was well read and shared with a lot of encouragement to continue writing. Who would've thought, eh? Certainly not me. Over the last couple of days I've been reflecting on some of my first impressions when I started traveling the region for FFA on the fisheries data and information crusade about 5... Continue Reading →