Blockchain technology still lacks a spatial component. A mapping initiative started by blockchain experts intends to provide future blockchain applications with trusted and accurate spatial data.
Author Eric van Rees
Eric van Rees is a freelance writer and editor. His specialty is GIS technology. He has more than nine years of proven expertise in editing, writing and interviewing as editor and editor-in-chief for the international geospatial publication GeoInformatics, as well as GIS Magazine and CAD Magazine, both published in Dutch. Currently, he writes about geospatial technology, programming and web development.
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