Smart Contracts are one of the biggest drivers behind the enthusiasm for blockchain. The idea is that contracts can be translated into code, which is then distributed to multiple nodes in a blockchain. As it executes, the outcome is also recorded in the blockchain: the exchange of assets, the access to property, the receipt of… Read more »
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Senior Product Manager
Pepe Catala is a Senior Product Manager at 3Pillar Global. He helps clients shape new ideas into working products, as well as use technology to differentiate and create great experiences. His work focuses on the financial and media verticals. Prior to joining 3Pillar, Pepe worked in several start-ups in the digital advertising space, and worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers implementing enterprise software for Fortune 500 companies.
In October 2015, 3Pillar Global was engaged to build a trading platform on blockchain for a client with a presence in both Asia and US. You can find more about our experience here and here. We kicked off the engagement by doing a review of the different technology options available. We looked at both open and… Read more »
In October 2015, 3Pillar Global embarked on a trailblazing journey to build a trading platform on blockchain. This post is the first one of a series discussing everything we learned in the process. If you follow the blockchain space, you know that things matured quite a bit in the last year. These are the main… Read more »
Blockchain is still an emerging technology, so it is hard to understand how it works without looking into the code or getting deep into computer science concepts. To help with that, this introduction should get you started. Blockchain vs. Bitcoin A blockchain is distributed database, shared by all nodes in the blockchain network. In practical terms, this… Read more »
We’ve all heard about Google’s self-driving car by now, but my favorite part of innovation is to consider the indirect and longer term effects that new technologies will have. In this blog post I will apply some basic principles to envision what a future crowded with self-driving vehicles can look like. Trucks before cars Google and their self-driving… Read more »