I love using graphics to explain numerical data. This video highlights the inequality in our world on many dimensions. The realization that we need to look further than our own little world and take a broader world view. 100, 100% is easy for the mind to comprehend.
All people have the right to prove who they are and allow them to access basic services of economic, social and political life. This blockchain prototype will allow decentralized and secure storage and access to personal and private information.
“Approximately one-sixth of the world’s population cannot participate in cultural, political, economic, and social life because they lack the most basic information: Documented proof of their existence,” Accenture said in an announcement.
“Our prototype is personal, private, and portable, empowering individuals to access and share appropriate information when convenient, and without the worry of using or losing paper documentation,” said David Treat, managing director at Accenture’s global blockchain business.
In for some rapid acceleration? As Comet ISON whips around the sun like a slingshot, it’s speed will increase 7-8 fold. How many G’s is that?
— Anthony Sagliani (@anthonywx) November 28, 2013