Microsoft Explores Blockchain Tech’s Use for Social Good

The ways in which blockchain technology can be used to support social good were discussed at an event hosted by Microsoft’s Civic Innovation team in New York last night.

Taking place at the LMHQ venue in Lower Manhattan, the event was kicked off by Paul Farmer, director of technology and civic innovation at Microsoft.

Farmer, who previously served as the senior advisor for innovation in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, explained the purpose of the session was to explore the kind of impact blockchain technology can have when used in new and creative ways.

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