IEEE Experts Weigh Social Implications of Emerging Technologies in Future Pandemics
Emerging technologies can help societies during global pandemics, but deployment and implementation must be carefully guided. In this article, thought leaders from IEEE Future Directions initiatives on Blockchain, Brain, Digital Reality, and Future Networks explore the societal aspects of utilizing emerging technologies to secure health and economic systems against future pandemics.
Public Integrity Auditing for Cloud Storage Based on Consortium Blockchain
A consortium blockchain scheme is explored as a solution for public integrity verification for cloud storage. This model intends to reach three goals: correctness, efficiency, and accountable traceability. Performance evaluations show that the proposed scheme can alleviate burden on data owners.
How Blockchain and IoT Will Enable “Smart Contracts”
While the Internet of Things (IoT) revolutionizes the way we and wireless interconnected devices interact with each other, blockchain technology will help to ensure the trustworthiness of those devices and their data transactions through smart contracts.