EEA created work groups for various economy sectors

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (over 300 participants) works on implementing Ethereum technology in different sectors of human life
28 December 2017   242

The world's largest blockchain consortium, the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA), has created three working groups to implement Ethereum technology in such areas as digital identification, multi-platform compatibility and the energy sector. This is reported by CCN.

Identity, energy and multiplatform interoperability are three areas where EEA members see real advantages to using Ethereum technologies in 2018. Working groups allow them to innovate, test new ideas and stay competitive.
 

Jeremy Millar

Board member, EEA

The Energy Working Group will develop standards and infrastructure for Ethereum solutions in the oil, refining, municipal and other sectors.

The Ethereum Platform Compatibility Working Group will be responsible for adapting the technology to all operating systems and infrastructure elements.

In total, the number of EEA participants exceeded 300 in a year. The consortium is structured consist of 17 committees and working groups engaged in the introduction of technology in various industries.

Buterin Donated $763k to Fight Possible AI Rise

Creator of Ethereum donated $763k worth ETH to Machine Intelligence Research Institute
22 February 2018   662

The non-profit organization Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI), which studies potential hazards of artificial intelligence, published data on donations collected in December last year. As it turned out, 66% of the funds were received in the crypto currency, Bitcoin.com reports.

66% of the funds donated during the campaign were in the cryptocurrency (mostly Bitcoin and Ethereum). The largest transfer came in the end - $ 763,970 in Ether from Vitalik Buterin. This was the third largest donation in the history of the organization after a $ 1.25 million grant from the Open Philanthropy Project in October and $ 1.01 million in Ethereum in May.

It should be noted that the main goal of MIRI is to create a secure artificial intelligence, as well as to study the potential dangers and opportunities that may arise when creating AI. The organization has representative offices in the USA and Canada.

The total amount of MIRI donations in December 2017 was $ 2,515,148 - twice the initial target of $ 1.25 million.