Wikipedia co-founder wants to put the world’s knowledge on the blockchain


Everipedia today announced Wikipedia co-founder Dr. Larry Sanger would be joining the company as it prepares to bring its online encyclopedia to the blockchain. Blockchain is best known as the technology that Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies run on, but its applications go far beyond simply making the Winklevoss twins rich. Bjork is using it to incentivize her album, others have used it to send Dennis Rodman around the world as an ambassador for peace. By comparison, its much easier to wrap our heads around a decentralized encyclopedia. The world needs knowledge and right now centralized places of information, like…

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