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Get Ready… The Ethereum “Merge” Is Coming!

Blockchain Articles

Here are a few blockchain articles about real-world use cases worth checking out. We wish to thank Chain Reaction member Michael Schwabe for his astute contributions in this regard:

1. Ticketmaster—the world’s largest seller and distributor of event tickets—has joined hands with Dapper Labs and is adopting the Flow blockchain to mint tickets as NFTs for special events. Read more here.

2. Tech giant Sony is adding a new feature to its cameras to ensure all photos produced are cryptographically signed, thus allowing viewers to know if the images they’re seeing are real or phony. Read more here.

3. Goldman Sachs’ love of crypto seems to be growing as the financial player is buying and selling bonds (and a few debt securities) for blockchain purchasers, all the while experimenting with its own blockchain-based trading enterprise. Read more here.

Upcoming Events

Ethereum merge

Members-Only Workshop: Get Ready for the Ethereum Merge!

Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 6:30PM – 7:30PM EST

This members-only event teaches you what The Merge means for ETH and crypto and how to stake ETH. It will also provide resources for setting up your own ETH validator node. Reserve your place here.

Boston Blockchain

Boston Blockchain Week: Stepping into the Future

September 21 – 25, 2022 (Quincy, MA)

Led by QUBIC Labs, this event features content, convenings, and panel discussions celebrating the promise of blockchain technology. There’s also a special two-day “Hack Boston” networking event occurring at Harvard University. Reserve your place here.

Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

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If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Turn Block Talent needs a QA Engineer Remote US (Blockchain). Accenture requires a Metaverse Blockchain Software Engineer, and Huxley is hiring a (R) Blockchain Reliability Engineer.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at with the subject line “JOBS.”

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Thanks for the extraordinary knowledge you bring to the table and for helping to establish blockchain’s presence in Boston and beyond!

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