What is a Smart License?

The fundamental idea behind the Content Blockchain Project was to create the technical foundation for a trading environment for digital media content that would facilitate new and innovative ways to offer and purchase content on a decentralized blockchain network. Its...

Buying Books with Bitcoin

At ‘Boekhandel Hijman Ongerijmd’ in Arnhem (NL) you will not only find a nice bookshop run by friendly booksellers, but you can also pay for books with Bitcoin. In the context of an ambitious campaign “Arnhem Bitcoinstad – ‘s Werelds...

What Is A Trade Impact Factor?

  At the 2013 IfBookThen Conference in Milan I gave a presentation about ‚bookish data‘, and I will try to convert my ideas into this blog post. In order to provoke a debate about open and shared data in publishing and the importance of data analysis and data driven...