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The moving parts (and the promise) of Blockchain

The moving parts (and the promise) of Blockchain

Richie Etwaru, Founder & CEO at Hu-manity.co, which classifies human data as human property, joins us from the MHI Fall 2018 Conference where he delivered a keynote…

DC Velocity November 14, 2018
PulsePoint and Hu-manity.co Partner on Consumer Data Ownership Movement for Healthcare Advertising

PulsePoint and Hu-manity.co Partner on Consumer Data Ownership Movement for Healthcare Advertising

Partnership advances new open standard for data ownership   NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Oct 31 – (BUSINESS WIRE)   PulsePoint, the leading global…

Editor October 31, 2018
Decentralized Democracy

Decentralized Democracy

How blockchain technology can enable balanced agreements and open the door to decentralized democracy.

Richie Etwaru October 30, 2018
UN Day 2018 – Reasons to Celebrate and Change the World – Again.

UN Day 2018 – Reasons to Celebrate and Change the World – Again.

The United Nations and its specialized agencies are far from perfect, as anyone associated with any part of the sprawling organization – including the well-known…

Lee McKnight October 23, 2018
If Your Medical Information Becomes A Moneymaker, Could You Get A Cut?

If Your Medical Information Becomes A Moneymaker, Could You Get A Cut?

Hospitals and health plans are increasingly using the huge amount of medical data they collect for research. It's a business worth billions of dollars, and sometimes…

NPR October 16, 2018
The time is right to treat human data as personal property

The time is right to treat human data as personal property

Imagine for a moment you’re a typical suburban homeowner. On a sunny Saturday morning you decide to mow your lawn. You go to the garage and throw open the door,…

IBM September 12, 2018
IBM is betting big on blockchain technology. Is it worth the risk?

IBM is betting big on blockchain technology. Is it worth the risk?

IBM is betting heavily on blockchain technology revolutionizing everything from shipping to banking. Industry watchers say it's a risky move, given the relative…

CNN Money September 11, 2018
Hu-manity launches app giving consumers legal control over medical data

Hu-manity launches app giving consumers legal control over medical data

Hu-manity wants to change the way we share data by giving people legal ownership with contractual enforcement handled on the blockchain. The first foray will be…

TechCrunch September 12, 2018
With This Company's New Tool, You Can Run a Free Background Check on Yourself

With This Company's New Tool, You Can Run a Free Background Check on Yourself

Job applicants can update their LinkedIn pages, pad their resumes and write a cover letter that’ll knock a hiring manager’s socks off. But despite these efforts,…

Entrepreneur September 11, 2018
Here's What You Really Need To Know About Blockchain

Here's What You Really Need To Know About Blockchain

Eliminating information bottlenecks is how blockchain will truly make an impact. In 1970, a scientist at IBM Research named Edgar F. Codd make a remarkable discovery…

Inc. July 14, 2018
Hu-manity.co uses IBM blockchain to give you the right to control your personal data

Hu-manity.co uses IBM blockchain to give you the right to control your personal data

In the wake of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal, startup Hu-manity.co is asserting our right to control our personal data, and today it announced…

VentureBeat September 12, 2018
Hu-manity wants to create a health data marketplace with help from blockchain

Hu-manity wants to create a health data marketplace with help from blockchain

Imagine a world where you could sell your medical information to a drug company on your terms for a specific purpose like a drug trial. Then imagine you could restrict…

TechCrunch July 18, 2018
Digital Health Heavyweight John Nosta Weighs In On Data As Property on Forbes.com

Digital Health Heavyweight John Nosta Weighs In On Data As Property on Forbes.com

Forbes.com - President at NostaLab.com, Faculty at Singularity University, and Goole Health Advisory Board Member covers the topic of inherent human data classified…

Forbes June 5, 2018
How IBM will use blockchain as its commerce backbone

How IBM will use blockchain as its commerce backbone

About four years ago, Jerry Cuomo and other technologists at IBM started to study blockchain, thanks to the phenomenal rise of Bitcoin and later Ethereum — cryptocurrencies…

VentureBeat September 12, 2018
Privacy, Property, and the Value Of Your Personal Data

Privacy, Property, and the Value Of Your Personal Data

One of the things separating humans from lower forms of life is our awareness of personal property – the fact that as individuals we can claim…

Editor October 10, 2018
Hu-manity.co Launches European Operations to Bring Data Property Ownership Throughout the Continent

Hu-manity.co Launches European Operations to Bring Data Property Ownership Throughout the Continent

Diverse European-based team announced to help pharmaceutical industry and policy makers understand and embrace the #My31 Movement   PRINCETON,…

Editor October 8, 2018
Companies are Selling Your Medical Info. So Why Shouldn’t You Claim A Share?

Companies are Selling Your Medical Info. So Why Shouldn’t You Claim A Share?

The selling of medical records is big business. According to some estimates, the sale of patients’ information is a $67 billion industry, of which the patients…

Princeton Info September 24, 2018
Experience with Call for Code Hackathon

Experience with Call for Code Hackathon

Call for Code Hackathon, Syracuse Chapter took place September 14th-15th at Syracuse University, organized by IBM and Blackstone Launchpad.   The…

Anmol Handa September 23, 2018
Blockchaining Up

Blockchaining Up

Portland firms put a smiley face on complex crypto technology, as the gold rush begins. Hu-manity.io founder Richie Etwaru. Etwaru spoke at a blockchain tech summit…

Business Tribune September 18, 2018
eyeforpharma Chair to Join Hu-manity.co Advisory Board

eyeforpharma Chair to Join Hu-manity.co Advisory Board

Paul Simms to help drive pharma’s adoption of the #My31 Movement to make personal data personal property.   PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY –…

Editor September 17, 2018
IBM Partners with Hu-manity to Launch Blockchain-Based Health Data App

IBM Partners with Hu-manity to Launch Blockchain-Based Health Data App

Hu-manity.co, the world’s first and only organization developing decentralized human rights and corollary sovereign laws on Blockchains, has struck a deal with…

CoinWire September 12, 2018
IBM Blockchain based World’s first Consumer App My31 launched

IBM Blockchain based World’s first Consumer App My31 launched

Hu-manity.co announced the launch of its Android App, My31 which is developed using tech giant IBM’s Blockchain Platform. Since its creation, tech goliath IBM…

Crypto News September 12, 2018
Hu-manity's #My31 app wants to give you legal rights over your data

Hu-manity's #My31 app wants to give you legal rights over your data

The start-up company Hu-manity is giving digital citizens an app to take charge of their personal data. The #My31 app (Android) made its debut today offering users…

Download.cnet September 12, 2018
This Week In Credit Card News

This Week In Credit Card News

Hu-manity.com launches app that lets consumers claim their personal data Hu-manity.co, the company pushing for the 31st human right for individuals to own their…

Forbes September 12, 2018
IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

IBM's blockchain division is widening its work in the nascent field of "self-sovereign identity" – technology designed to give individuals greater control over…

CoinDesk September 11, 2018
New blockchain ledger will let you sell personal healthcare data

New blockchain ledger will let you sell personal healthcare data

Most people don't know it but there is a multi-billion dollar industry that collects  healthcare information, strips it of basic personal identifiers such as name,…

Computerworld September 11, 2018
Hu-manity.co Taps Pfizer Executive to be Pharma’s First Industry Transformation Officer

Hu-manity.co Taps Pfizer Executive to be Pharma’s First Industry Transformation Officer

Pharma Insider Dan Karlin to activate the win-win of personal data property ownership for the Pharmaceutical Industry   Princeton, New…

Editor September 6, 2018
Hu-manity Taps into Blockchain Technology to Create Data Marketplace

Hu-manity Taps into Blockchain Technology to Create Data Marketplace

The beautiful thing about data and information is that it is wildly available. The sad thing is that a majority of us don't know who is using our private information…

Coinbench September 4, 2018
Hu-manity.co to Premiere Healthcare Industry Design Where Patient Data is Respected as Patient Property

Hu-manity.co to Premiere Healthcare Industry Design Where Patient Data is Respected as Patient Property

Live end-to-end demonstration will highlight the unprecedented benefits of a property-centric healthcare industry design at CNS Summit in November   Princeton,…

Editor August 14, 2018
23andMe, GlaxoSmithKline, and Our Rights to Own Our Personal Data

23andMe, GlaxoSmithKline, and Our Rights to Own Our Personal Data

Author Richie Etwaru Founder & CEO  Hu-manity.co With excitement in her heart, Susan logged onto her 23andMe account.…

Richie Etwaru August 8, 2018
Hu-manity.org and Bioethics International Announce New Human Data Ethics Lab to Champion Data Rights

Hu-manity.org and Bioethics International Announce New Human Data Ethics Lab to Champion Data Rights

The lab will explore and test solutions for the ethical challenges of a new data economy, where individuals better manage and own their data.   Princeton,…

Editor July 31, 2018
Want to sell your medical data? Hu-manity has a blockchain-based app for that

Want to sell your medical data? Hu-manity has a blockchain-based app for that

Hu-manity.co allows users to sell their patient data to big pharma directly by cutting the middleman. The company’s mission is to create a “new decentralized…

Healthcare Weekly July 24, 2018
The blockchain begins finding it's way in the enterprise

The blockchain begins finding it's way in the enterprise

The blockchain is in the middle of a major hype cycle at the moment and that makes it hard for many people to take it seriously, but if you look at the core digital…

TechCrunch July 24, 2018
Blockchain gets a boost in the business world – but many remain dubious

Blockchain gets a boost in the business world – but many remain dubious

Decentralised blockchains could completely alter the landscape of trust in business. The technology is slowly gaining momentum, but many people remain dubious due…

Enterprise Management 360 July 24, 2018
Hu-manity.co Partners With IBM

Hu-manity.co Partners With IBM

Announcing Our New Partnership with IBM/How We're Partnering with IBM Together, Hu-manity.co and IBM make a powerful combination. Hu-manity.co’s innovative…

Editor November 16, 2018
Your Data as Property: The Future of Human Rights | Michael DePalma | TEDxDrewUniversity

Your Data as Property: The Future of Human Rights | Michael DePalma | TEDxDrewUniversity

In this enlightening talk, Michael dives right into one of the most urgent problems almost all of us face today — data privacy.   Michael DePalma is…

Editor July 20, 2018
Powerhouse Attorney From McGuireWoods to Join Hu-manity.co

Powerhouse Attorney From McGuireWoods to Join Hu-manity.co

Kathleen Dooley brings decades of litigation experience to lead the legal team for human rights blockchain startup as general counsel   Princeton,…

Editor July 17, 2018
Professor at Columbia University Business School Joins Hu-manity.co Advisory Board

Professor at Columbia University Business School Joins Hu-manity.co Advisory Board

Globally Recognized Innovation and Growth Strategist, Rita Gunther McGrath, plans to help make data property rights a reality.   Princeton,…

Editor July 17, 2018
Human Data An Emerging Natural Resource In The Digital Age – White Paper

Human Data An Emerging Natural Resource In The Digital Age – White Paper

If I asked you to name some natural resources, you could do it easily. You’d probably say oil, waterpower, coal, salt, solar energy. These are…

Editor July 10, 2018
Hu-manity.co Launches Research Foundation to Expand Impact of the 31st Human Right

Hu-manity.co Launches Research Foundation to Expand Impact of the 31st Human Right

Newly launched Hu-manity.science will provide research based on blockchain and artificial intelligence to empower individuals through decentralization to keep…

Editor July 10, 2018
What if people were paid for their data?

What if people were paid for their data?

What if people were paid for their data? Advocates of “data as labour” think users should be paid for using online services. “DATA SLAVERY.” Jennifer Lyn…

The Economist July 7, 2018
Hu-manity.co Launches Fellows Program to Champion Data Freedom and Digital Human Rights

Hu-manity.co Launches Fellows Program to Champion Data Freedom and Digital Human Rights

Hu-manity.org Fellows will provide expertise and insights to link important projects, groups, and initiatives that drive adoption of Hu-manity.co's…

Editor July 2, 2018
Hu-manity.co Appoints A League of Change Agents To Newly Formed Strategic Advisory Board

Hu-manity.co Appoints A League of Change Agents To Newly Formed Strategic Advisory Board

Hu-manity.co appoints seven members to newly formed Advisory Board, bringing strategic guidance and multidisciplinary innovation to a breakthrough…

Editor June 25, 2018
21st Century Connectivity and the 31st Human Right Brought to West Africa by Partners Hu-manity.co and Imcon International

21st Century Connectivity and the 31st Human Right Brought to West Africa by Partners Hu-manity.co and Imcon International

Hu-manity.co and Imcon International partner to couple immediate connectivity with the 31st Human Right to create a next generation digital operating…

Editor June 18, 2018
Hu-manity.co Joins Global Pharmaceutical Companies to Discuss Patient Data as Patient Property on Blockchain

Hu-manity.co Joins Global Pharmaceutical Companies to Discuss Patient Data as Patient Property on Blockchain

Hu-manity.co joins eyeforpharma, Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, Yale University School of Medicine and Hugo Health to discuss blockchain as Pharma’s trust…

Editor June 18, 2018
Hu-manity.co Nominated to Present Blockchain-Built Proposed Human Right #31 At United Nations 2018 Internet Governance Forum

Hu-manity.co Nominated to Present Blockchain-Built Proposed Human Right #31 At United Nations 2018 Internet Governance Forum

Founders of Hu-manity.co, the world’s first and only organization developing decentralized human rights and corollary sovereign laws on blockchains…

Editor June 12, 2018
Hu-manity.co And Orb Health Partner To Democratize Patient Data With Blockchain

Hu-manity.co And Orb Health Partner To Democratize Patient Data With Blockchain

Hu-manity.co and Orb Health announce strategic partnership to empower patients to take ownership and control of healthcare data using blockchain and…

Editor June 12, 2018
Paul Simms, Chairman of eyeforpharma Shines The Light on Data As Property

Paul Simms, Chairman of eyeforpharma Shines The Light on Data As Property

Stop giving yourself away for free most current data laws simply shield you from the abuse of your data. Yet in 2025, the world will create 180 zettabytes of data…

Paul Simms June 5, 2018
Human Right #31: Powered by Blockchain – Infographic

Human Right #31: Powered by Blockchain – Infographic

We only have 30 Human Rights This infographic explains all 30 and shows how the 31st human right is the next step. What do you think? Shouldn't we all have the…

Editor June 5, 2018
Innovation Expert John Kao Joins Blockchain Company Hu-manity.co as Chief Evangelist To Help Bring Human Right #31 To Life

Innovation Expert John Kao Joins Blockchain Company Hu-manity.co as Chief Evangelist To Help Bring Human Right #31 To Life

John Kao - “Mr. Creativity” (The Economist), former professor at Harvard Business School, and Tony-nominated producer of film and theater - joins…

Editor June 5, 2018
New Company Uses Blockchain To Declare A 31st Human Right, Empowering All Humans To Claim Legal Ownership Of Inherent Human Data

New Company Uses Blockchain To Declare A 31st Human Right, Empowering All Humans To Claim Legal Ownership Of Inherent Human Data

The world’s first and only decentralized human rights App built on blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, will enable humans globally to claim a new…

Editor June 5, 2018
We are Hu-manity.co

We are Hu-manity.co

Join the movement by sharing this video What is the humanitarian problem, why we exist, how we operate, and what we do. Hu-manity.co is the world’s first and…

Editor May 21, 2018
Hu-manity.co closes $5.5 Million pre-seed funding to build the next “zero-to-one” invention on blockchains

Hu-manity.co closes $5.5 Million pre-seed funding to build the next “zero-to-one” invention on blockchains

New Jersey, USA based venture led by a few dozen seasoned cross-functional executives announces the close of a $5.5 Million round of pre-seed funding led by angel…

Editor May 4, 2018
Hu-manity.co Establishes Credo To Power An Unprecedented Venture

Hu-manity.co Establishes Credo To Power An Unprecedented Venture

Hu-manity.co Credo cre·do /ˈkrēdō/ noun - a statement of the beliefs or aims that guide someone's actions. "she announced her credo in her first editorial"   We…

Editor April 16, 2018