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The videogame industry is going through one of its best moments all over the world. And in that universe there are outstanding Mexicans, inside and outside the country, like Víctor del Castillo, an art director who left advertising agencies to pursue his passion in Canada. Seven years later, he works at Piranha Games Inc , a videogame studio in Vancouver, the capital of AAA games and the “indie market”, where he has specialized…

The Voice of Our Children

January 22, 2019

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15 year old activist Greta Thunberg speaks truth to power at the UN COP24 climate talks. Transcription: “My name is Greta Thunberg. I am 15 years old. I am from Sweden. I speak on behalf of Climate Justice Now. Many people say that Sweden is just a small country and it doesn’t matter what we do. But I’ve learned you are never too small to make a difference. And if a…

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The Blockchain Society is hosting a special conference for investors, regulators, corporate and blockchain thought leaders on January 15, 2019 at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Here are some highlights from the show: STOs were the talk of the town in North America for over a year now and is starting to be more prominent in Asian countries where ICOs were still running hot into October of 2018. iComply Matthew Unger…

Climate Change 101

January 11, 2019

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Can Carbon Dioxide Removal Save the World? CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe. Carbon dioxide traps heat in the atmosphere, causing rising temperatures. By this mechanism, human enterprise has nearly doubled CO2 from its natural levels. A preponderance of evidence supports these conclusions. Fossil fuel emissions withdraw uncounted “hidden costs” from the environment. Everyone pays for air, water and environmental degradation. The costs of doing…

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Due to being novelty and new to the scene, cryptocurrencies occupy a bizarre and gray portion of the legal landscape. Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper introducing Bitcoin – one of the fundamental reasons a cryptocurrency has for existing is skirting third-party regulation. Since cryptocurrencies and tokens haven’t been a part of the landscape long enough for banks and regulatory agencies to make much sense of them, anyone looking to be compliant…

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How to Drive Top-Line Growth with Triple-Bottom-Line Thinking In this post, we list the key highlights from the book The Sustainability Edge. We believe sustainability is the core of continued growth and long-term success as today’s consumers and investors are pressuring industries to become more accountable and responsible. Businesses must reinvent themselves to meet today’s social, environmental and financial challenges. So how does focusing on sustainability can give your company…

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2019 we start to see the shift towards real impact moving beyond the hype in blockchain where real companies with real world utility like Quantaloop start to emerge. Quantaloop is a technology company that also utilized blockchain benefits for land regeneration and planet regeneration efforts. The QUDE value is pegged to real world proof of impact data. While we are still in the early days of blockchain for good, impact…

Quantaloop 2018 in Review

December 27, 2018

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In 2017, we watched the rise and adoption of bitcoin a digital currency and regulation stepping in to control the ICO markets – a global fundraiser tool that help blockchain companies raise funds to create those ideas. 2018 we saw the year of further global regulation on blockchain projects and the secret adoption of bitcoin on stock exchanges globally where regulation was a tool used to slow the advancements of…