In this day and age, data is at the center of many conversations. It only takes one quick glance at the news to see how living in a digitally-enabled era does not automatically mean living in a digitally trusted er.
It is also apparent that the economy is going through a major digital transformation with data at its core. What has become even more worrisome is the increasing lack of trust at the individual level and the fundamental need for transparency when it comes to data ownership.
Advancements in secure data transactions are giving control back to the individual, but at this specific point in time, it is more important than ever to embrace cutting edge technologies. Innovators must be free to easily research, test, implement and drive the creation of systems and tools for the future.
Enter the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain and Data Transparency Collaborations
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