This article mainly shows the application examples of the combination of blockchain and artificial intelligence for the old irons.
The authors discuss popular areas of artificial intelligence , including finance, transportation, healthcare, the Internet of Things, and government affairs , and count the number of patents in the blockchain combined with artificial intelligence.
The analysis shows that the number of related patents has grown very fast from one in 2015 to 15 in 2016 to 47 in 2017 (not counted in 2018). However, from the perspective of the total number of patents and the quality of content , there is still a lot of room for development in the blockchain combined with artificial intelligence .
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The battalion commander hopes to help the old irons to understand the potential and opportunities of the blockchain to support artificial intelligence applications, and to bring new enlightenment in the application of blockchain combined with artificial intelligence.
Next, the battalion commander will give you an in-depth interpretation of the application prospects of "blockchain + AI", including the following 11 points:
1. Blockchain and financial intelligence;
2. Blockchain and traffic logistics intelligence;
3. Blockchain and medical health intelligence;
4. Blockchain and IoT intelligence;
5. Blockchain and government intelligence;
6. Blockchain and energy intelligence;
7. Blockchain and manufacturing intelligence;
8. Blockchain and agricultural intelligence;
9. Blockchain and aerospace intelligence;
10. Blockchain and marine intelligence;
11, blockchain and environmental protection intelligence.
What are the needs and opportunities for blockchain in these 11 areas? How is it applied? Follow the battalion commander and look down together!
Blockchain and financial intelligence
The financial industry is an important industry that affects the national economy and the people's livelihood and plays a pivotal role in production and life. The financial industry involves banking, insurance, funds and other fields. Its specific business covers bill processing, asset management, customer background investigation, risk control, smart investment, payment, deposit and loan, and securities trading.
1. The needs and opportunities of financial intelligence
At present, financial intelligence mainly involves large-scale exchange of data and information, customer background investigation, and real-time processing of transactions. It usually involves multiple partners and has high requirements for data and information processing security. With the intensification of global trade and personnel mobility and the large-scale application of smart investment, the requirements of the financial industry for efficiency and stability will be greatly enhanced. Most existing financial systems lack a multi-participation synchronization mechanism, and each party independently accesses its own data and information, which results in additional processing costs for data and information exchange, which in turn affects the efficiency of other services.
2. Blockchain + financial intelligence application
Some of the applications of blockchains in financial intelligence are listed below.
Bill exchange : Bill exchange is a potential application area for financial intelligence, and most financial applications involve the exchange of bills. Using blockchain technology, the parties involved in financial applications can access the blockchain platform (which can be the same blockchain platform or different blockchain platforms), enabling real-time, fixed-point exchange of notes and traceability of exchange records.
Cross-border payments : Cross-border payments are an important product of globalization and a major area of application for financial intelligence. At present, the development of various commercial activities around the world, the circulation of various cross-border goods, and the acquisition of various cross-border services require the support of efficient cross-border payment technology. The parties involved in cross-border payment, including financial institutions, payment gateways, regulatory agencies, payers, and payers, can share payment information through the blockchain platform to realize the circulation and supervision of funds circulation and transactions.
Trading : Trading is very common in financial applications. The process of any transaction can be seen as the process of executing a contract. The parties to the transaction are required to abide by the pre-specified rules. Any party must engage in the established activities under the agreed conditions. Failure to comply with the agreed activities will be considered a violation of the regulations. Smart contract technology in the blockchain can be used for a variety of financial transactions to ensure transaction compliance and regulatory compliance.
KYC : KYC is the abbreviation of KnowYourCustomer, that is to know your customers. KYC is an important preparation link for financial business development and the basis for other follow-up business. In the KYC session, there will be scattered information from multiple agencies or departments. Through the blockchain platform, the customer's sporadic information can be acquired and re-integrated so that each piece of piecemeal information can be verified.
Supply Chain Finance : Supply chain finance is the product of globalization. It mainly solves the problems of financing in the supply chain, reduces the cash pressure of enterprises, and optimizes and improves the efficiency of the supply chain. Using the pass-through system of the blockchain, both upstream and downstream of the supply chain can first use the downstream enterprises to clear the accounts and use the credit of the downstream enterprises as collateral. This measure will alleviate the pressure on downstream enterprises to some extent.
Blockchain and traffic logistics intelligence
Transportation and logistics are the lifeblood of the city, which determines the quality of life of residents and determines the efficiency and cost of various business activities.
For any country, transportation and logistics are top priorities. The transportation and logistics system is very complex, involving the flow of people and goods, involving time and space information, involving various modes of transportation such as land, railway, sea, and aviation.
1. The needs and opportunities of transportation logistics intelligence
Efficiency, cost and safety are the primary solutions for traffic logistics intelligence. Under the wave of globalization, the number of people and articles that flow around the world every day is growing rapidly. Whether it is the movement of people or goods, it may involve multiple modes of transportation and multiple carriers. The information of passengers or goods can be smoothly distributed and shared among multiple modes of transportation and multiple carriers. Focus on solving the problem. In addition, traffic logistics intelligence also focuses on solving resource allocation and optimization problems. For example, the number of vehicles on a city road is limited. How do you carry the maximum number of vehicles with the least amount of resources? In terms of transportation, how to optimize the path? How to reduce carbon emissions during transportation?
2. Application of blockchain + traffic logistics intelligence
Some of the applications of blockchains in traffic logistics intelligence are listed below.
Passenger/item authentication : How to quickly determine the identity of passengers or goods while ensuring privacy; how to share identity information among carriers is a problem that traffic logistics intelligence needs to solve. The identity of passengers and items can be shared in the blockchain by encryption, and the service provider can use the asymmetric cryptographic module in the blockchain system to verify login and view related information.
Path finding decision and road condition information : Intelligent path finding decision and road condition information are the core part of traffic logistics intelligence. How to make path finding decision based on road condition information is a problem that every traveler must face. Taking the city as an example, road condition information of different regions can be aggregated through the blockchain platform. Travelers in different locations in the city can access the platform, report the surrounding road conditions information in real time, help other travellers understand the situation, and replace the selection path in time. Based on this distributed decision, when the traveler needs to find the path from A to B, a better or optimal path can be obtained.
Traffic data collection and sharing : Traffic data includes road condition camera data, road condition sensor data, real-time regional traffic data, and so on. High-quality intelligent traffic control systems need to collect massive real-time data from different information sources, which requires high data quality. Traffic data collection tasks can be opened to different service providers through the blockchain platform. Certain incentives can make service providers profitable in data sharing while ensuring data quality.
Logistics Tracking : Logistics tracking is an important part of logistics intelligence and an important part of ensuring logistics service quality and customer satisfaction. Carriers at different stages and in different locations of the logistics can access the same blockchain platform to synchronize logistics information in real time, thereby enabling information traceability and verifiability of the entire logistics link.
Logistics intelligent contract management : Logistics usually involves multiple parties, including carriers, insurance companies, shippers, receivers, and warehousing parties. Among them, the carrier may include multiple subcontractors, so logistics contract management is very complicated. Through the smart contracts on the blockchain platform, it is ensured that every step of the logistics is carried out according to a predetermined process. Because all historical operations are traceable, the cross-term pages in multiple contracts can be automatically detected, so even if there is a dispute between the logistics departments, it can be quickly resolved.
Shared travel : Shared travel is a convenient way to meet urban smart travel and maximize the use of vehicle resources. The blockchain can provide a shared platform for travellers and drivers. Travelers and drivers can settle through the blockchain pass-through system, and travel records can be written to the blockchain platform in real time. When a dispute arises, the traveler and driver can take evidence from the records of the blockchain platform and then deal with related matters.
Multimodal traffic : 21st century traffic usually involves multiple modes of transportation. Passengers may need to switch between different vehicles during their journey, and the transportation system needs to provide passengers with a comprehensive and optimal transportation experience. By applying the blockchain, the transportation system can synchronize the passengers' information between different vehicles and traffic carriers, and based on this, the optimal time planning can be carried out to realize the seamless transfer of passengers between different vehicles.
Logistics Robot : As a major trend of intelligent logistics, more and more logistics robots are applied to logistics warehousing and distribution to reduce labor costs and improve efficiency. Large logistics companies usually have a large number of logistics robots, including storage robots and drones that perform terminal distribution. The blockchain platform enables large-scale control and coordination of logistics robots.
Blockchain and medical health intelligence
Medical and health is an important theme in the 21st century and is closely related to everyone's life. The medical and health industry involves many areas such as pharmaceutical design and testing, clinics and hospitals, drug management, personal health management, medical supervision, and medical insurance.
1. The needs and opportunities of medical health intelligence
Medical health intelligence covers medical information sharing, collaborative medicine research and development, telemedicine, intelligent health assistants, intelligent hospital management and many other fields. Medical health intelligence is mainly reflected in the exchange and sharing of data and information, including the exchange of medical information between patients in different hospitals, historical records, sharing of health data, and personal health data tracking (real-time recording). In addition, the internal management of the hospital is also an area where medical health and intelligence are involved. There are many departments within the hospital, and the business collaboration between departments is frequent. It is the medical health intelligence to solve the problem that the process is completed efficiently under the cooperation of multiple departments.
2, blockchain + medical intelligence application
Some specific applications of blockchains in medical health intelligence are listed below.
Electronic medical records : Electronic medical records are an important investment area for governments and an important infrastructure for medical health intelligence. Electronic medical records can help different hospitals improve processing efficiency when facing the same patient, and quickly obtain various historical data and information of patients. Hospitals can build complete patient models based on electronic medical records, providing the possibility for precision medicine. Blockchains can play a role in the exchange of electronic medical records, privacy protection, and traceability.
Health Data Sharing : Health data sharing includes the sharing of health data among people in different departments and industries to maximize the value of health data. The blockchain platform provides a usage fee function for health data sharing, protecting the privacy and rights of data rights holders. When different organizations use different data, the settlement can be cleared by pass; when providing data, the payer can use a variety of methods, including charging according to the frequency of data usage or charging according to the number of usage scenarios.
Medical design : The more complex the modern medical design, the more design teams, test teams, and marketing teams involved. This requires strong collaborative design to share data and information and distribute the design process. The application blockchain system combined with the control strategy in the group intelligence technology can realize design information sharing and distributed collaborative design.
Hospital management : Modern hospitals have large institutions and many department types. The intelligent management of hospitals is extremely complicated. It involves many fields such as information flow, capital flow, control flow, management of medical equipment or facilities, and drug management. It is necessary to coordinate internal and external departments. And institutions. The blockchain system combined with swarm intelligence technology can provide comprehensive support for hospital management, enabling data and information sharing, internal collaboration, equipment/facilities/drug management, and patient care records to be intelligent.
Medical insurance : Medical insurance is an important application area for medical health intelligence. Verification in medical policy claims, medical record forensics, claims execution and payment, etc. can be completed smoothly, reliably and efficiently with the support of the blockchain system.
Blockchain and IoT Intelligence
The Internet of Things is another innovative infrastructure after the Internet. It mainly uses various sensors and intelligent devices to collect various scene data, and realizes intelligent perception and supports decision-making on the basis of massive data. Under the conditions provided by the Internet of Things, people and the surrounding environment can interact more deeply. People and things can communicate easily between objects and things. The relationship between people and the environment changes greatly, and life is different.
1. The needs and opportunities of the Internet of Things intelligence
The key to IoT intelligence is data and interoperability. First of all, IoT intelligence needs to be based on massive real-time data, which contains a large amount of heterogeneous information, spanning different time and space. Second, IoT intelligent devices require a large number of high-frequency data exchanges between data. On the basis of the exchange, different devices can cooperate and cooperate with each other to meet the needs of the actual application scenario.
2. Blockchain + IoT intelligence application
Some of the applications of blockchains in IoT intelligence are listed below.
Sensor Data Access and Exchange : Sensor data access and exchange are the basic requirements for implementing IoT intelligence. The Internet of Things connects billions of sensors, with large data volume and strong real-time performance. Different devices need to cooperate and require a large amount of information exchange. Therefore, data access and exchange become the most basic requirements for realizing IoT intelligence. Sensors and devices distributed in different spaces can be linked to the blockchain system to achieve coordination and data exchange between departments.
IoT device identification : As mentioned above, billions of sensors are connected to the Internet of Things, and identity recognition of devices becomes a basic function that IoT intelligence needs to implement. The asymmetric cryptographic module in the blockchain can provide an effective solution for IoT device identification.
IoT security : IoT security includes the privacy protection of data and information on the Internet of Things and the security of the transmission process. By applying the blockchain technology, the Internet of Things can only record the external number of the device, and the specific data and information can be encrypted and stored separately.
Device-based interoperability based on pass-through : Many applications in the Internet of Things involve interoperability and collaboration of multiple devices to achieve a large goal. The key issue to be solved by device interoperability is how to complete device usage scheduling and fee settlement. For example, if a device (such as an industrial cloud server) provides public service functions, and there may be multiple external devices requesting access to the device to obtain services, it involves how to arrange the corresponding service request and how to perform the service charge. Settlement. Based on the blockchain system, a platform for device interoperability can be constructed, and the device can be intelligently scheduled and used through the pass-through system.
Blockchain and government intelligence
Government affairs are wide-ranging and related to people's livelihood. They are the soft "operating system" of the state and the city. The issues involved in government affairs include the life of residents, the production of units, the operation of commerce, the construction and management of infrastructure.
1. Demands and opportunities for government intelligence
Issues urgently needed to be addressed by government intelligence include the exchange of data and information, collaboration and collaboration between different government departments, intelligent decision-making, and policy enforcement supervision.
2. Blockchain + application of government intelligence
Some of the applications of blockchains in government intelligence are listed below.
Administrative data access, sharing and exchange : Government affairs data is complex and complex, involving many types, involving many departments, large amount of data, and itself has high-frequency demand for data sharing and exchange. The blockchain can be used as a platform for government data access, facilitating the participation of multiple government departments. The sharing and exchange of government data can also be realized through cross-chain technology.
Government data security : government data security, including government data verification, anti-tampering, etc., is an important basis for government intelligence. The asymmetric cryptographic module in the blockchain system and the blockchain system itself are difficult to modify, which can provide strong support for government data security.
Governmental Collaboration : Governmental collaboration is an important part of government intelligence. The goal of government intelligence in the initial stage is informationization, and the goal in the advanced stage is to solve the problem of collaboration, that is, to realize the automation and intelligence of functional collaboration between departments. The blockchain system, combined with group intelligence technology, supplemented by cross-chain technology and semantic libraries, can achieve multi-sectoral government collaboration.
Intelligent decision-making in government affairs : The key to realizing intelligent decision-making in government affairs is the timeliness and comprehensiveness of data and information collection in different departments, the synchronization of information between departments, the comprehensiveness and accuracy of information acquisition, and the information fusion between departments. . The blockchain system can help the government to achieve intelligent decision-making by combining the distributed negotiation protocol in the group intelligence.
Policy implementation supervision : Policy implementation supervision is the basic guarantee for smooth government affairs. Through the smart contract on the blockchain system, the relevant departments of policy implementation can access the same smart contract. If any party fails to follow the established contract, it will be detected by the system and cannot be followed.
Blockchain and energy intelligence
Energy is the foundation of the national economy and people's lives, and it is the driving force for driving development. There are many kinds of energy, including electric energy, wind energy, tidal energy, solar energy, bioenergy, nuclear energy, ocean temperature difference energy, coal, oil, natural gas and so on. Energy is an extremely important strategic resource, and governments attach great importance to their energy policies, energy reserves and energy use. Therefore, having a controllable and efficient energy system is essential.
1. Energy intelligence needs and opportunities
Energy Intelligence is committed to energy optimization, including the intelligentization of energy production, the intelligent use of energy, the intelligentization of energy management, the intelligentization of energy trading, and sustainable energy strategies. Energy intelligence can fully reduce the waste of energy in production, use, trading, and recycling, improve the efficiency of the corresponding links, and provide effective control methods for decision makers. Due to the importance of energy, energy intelligence will also have broad prospects for development.
2. Blockchain + energy intelligence application
Some of the applications of blockchains in energy intelligence are listed below.
Energy production : Energy production methods include wind power, solar power, nuclear power, and oil. Intelligent energy production mainly solves how to obtain as much energy as possible at the lowest cost, including intelligent production and mining processes, large-scale use of sensors for energy field information collection and analysis, and dynamic coordination of workloads at different sites.
Energy production usually involves a wide geographical area, and each production point is distributed. Field control, sensor information collection and coordination between production points can be carried out on the blockchain network, and the blockchain security mechanism can also be It is used to ensure the smooth progress of data sharing and exchange in energy production.
Energy use : Energy use includes consumer behavior after energy production, involving corporate users and ordinary resident users. Intelligent energy use includes energy use behavior monitoring, process optimization, energy finance and storage and conversion of surplus energy. The role of the blockchain includes the management and sharing of energy use behavior data, state monitoring of energy-related equipment, distributed energy control, dynamic control of incentive systems, and optimization of energy use.
Energy Management and Policy : Energy management and policies include regulation and regulation of energy markets, monitoring of energy channels, and collection and analysis of energy-related information. There are many energy market players, and suppliers and consumers are widely distributed and difficult to manage. Through the blockchain, government-related departments can collect energy-related operational data, use smart contract specifications and regulate the behavior of energy market participants, and use incentive systems to dynamically regulate energy production and use.
Energy trading : The Internet of Things can carry out distributed energy and point-to-point energy trading on a distributed energy basis. In the case of solar energy, each household installs a home solar system, and excess unutilized energy can be connected to the smart grid and sold to customers in need. The key issue in peer-to-peer energy trading is to ensure the execution of the transaction. The blockchain system can record the power generation data of each household in real time, match buyers and sellers on the platform, automatically settle and supervise the completion of transactions, and realize the intelligentization of energy transactions.
Blockchain and intelligent manufacturing
Manufacturing is an important pillar and engine of the national economy. Typical manufacturing industries include aircraft manufacturing, automobile manufacturing, and consumer goods manufacturing. Since the beginning of the 21st century, countries around the world have invested a lot of manpower and resources in the manufacturing industry. Under this trend, a series of new terms such as intelligent manufacturing and industrial 4.0 have emerged. The core of this is the extensive use of information technology and digital technology to realize the comprehensive intelligence of the manufacturing industry.
1. The needs and opportunities of smart manufacturing
Intelligent manufacturing consists of two levels. The first level is the intelligence inside the manufacturing enterprise, and the second level is the intelligence of the entire manufacturing ecosystem. The two levels complement each other, and the internal intelligence of the enterprise provides the basis for the intelligentization of the manufacturing ecosystem. The intelligentization of the manufacturing ecosystem in turn provides a space for value realization within the enterprise. The internal intelligence of the manufacturing enterprise includes intelligent internal management, collaborative product development, on-demand manufacturing, and intelligent production lines. The intelligentization of the manufacturing ecosystem includes the upstream and downstream collaboration and collaboration of manufacturing enterprises, and multi-party collaborative development.
2, blockchain + intelligent manufacturing applications
Some of the applications of blockchains in smart manufacturing are listed below.
Intelligent internal management : The internal management of the enterprise includes internal audit, human resource management, compensation management, budget management, and marketing management. For large-scale enterprises, there are many internal departments, many processes, and many data points. Many departments use different systems to handle business, and the cost of information docking is high. In order to improve efficiency, all departments can uniformly access the internal data exchange platform based on the blockchain, realize the internal process supervision and audit through intelligent contracts; human resources, salary management and other links can also be linked to the blockchain-based incentive system. Reduce the cash flow pressure of the company through the internal pass system.
Collaborative product development : Product development is a key component of manufacturing. Product development usually involves multiple internal departments, and multiple employees are involved in the same department. Especially for complex products such as airplanes and automobiles, product development involves thousands of people and is a typical multi-agent system. Access to design data, synchronization of versions, and coordination of design processes are all challenges for manufacturing innovation. Blockchain technology can provide a distributed data platform to achieve design data access and version synchronization, while at the same time through the internal intelligent contract to achieve the coordination of the design process and inter-operation between the links.
On-demand manufacturing : On-demand manufacturing can be customized to meet the needs of users, which is a major feature of smart manufacturing. The challenge of on-demand manufacturing is that it requires a combination of users, design teams, production equipment, suppliers, after-sales, etc., but also must accurately address user needs, efficiently obtain raw material supply, accurately customize design and production, and personalize after-sales. problem. Through blockchain technology, departments or individuals involved in on-demand manufacturing can access a unified platform, and related functional requirements can be met through distributed networks, smart contracts, and application interoperability technologies.
Intelligent production line : Intelligent production line is an important part of intelligent manufacturing. The monitoring of production site processes, the optimization of manufacturing processes, and the synergy of different production links are typical application scenarios of blockchain technology. For example, smart contracts can be used to monitor the on-site process. Once the process of a certain link does not match the preset, the emergency plan can be automatically started. Different production links can be connected to the center to achieve data sharing and control coordination. And other functions.
Upstream and downstream collaboration and collaboration in manufacturing companies: To maximize the benefits of manufacturing companies, they must consider other stakeholders in the ecosystem in order to fully unlock the value of smart manufacturing. Manufacturing companies usually have multiple upstream raw material suppliers, spare parts suppliers, logistics distribution agencies, downstream sales networks and after-sales service partners, and other supporting partners, such as media and market research institutions. Driven by blockchain technology, these related parties can achieve high-coupling synergy and maximize benefits, and reflect the application value of blockchain in terms of data sharing, collaborative compliance guarantee, and benefit distribution.
Blockchain and agricultural intelligence
Agriculture is the foundation of the country, and it is the basic guarantee for all kinds of production and life of the national economy and society. It involves many fields such as planting, animal husbandry, forestry and fishery. As a large agricultural country and accelerating the development of agricultural intelligence, China can better develop agriculture, serve the "three rural", give full play to the resource advantages of agriculture, and contribute to the national economy.
1. Demand and opportunities for agricultural intelligence
Agricultural intelligence is about optimizing activities related to agriculture. Agricultural activities are diverse, including crops and animal and plant production, agricultural sensing technology, agricultural and sideline products testing and testing, agricultural and sideline products and pesticides and fertilizers, agricultural and sideline products processing, food production, agricultural cooperation, microfinance, precision poverty alleviation and Issues related to rural and peasant issues in the three rural areas. Compared with other industries, agriculture involves a wide range of issues, so more in-depth considerations are needed in agricultural intelligence.
2. Blockchain + application of agricultural intelligence
Some of the applications of blockchains in agricultural intelligence are listed below.
Agricultural data access, sharing and exchange : Agricultural data is the basis of various agricultural-related applications. Agricultural management departments, agricultural associations, agricultural product trading markets, distribution channels, processing plants, etc. all require convenient data access technology. Upper agriculture involves multi-party collaboration and therefore requires an effective data sharing and exchange platform. As a data access and control platform, the blockchain can provide data management support for agriculture. Users can obtain data services in different geographical areas and different process links. At the same time, countries can create incentive systems based on blockchains, encouraging the mobility of agricultural data and the enthusiasm of data producers to provide data.
Agricultural Sensing : Agricultural sensing technology is an important infrastructure for modern agriculture, involving sensors, sensor networks, and Internet of Things technologies. Agricultural sensing technology can help users to obtain agricultural information in a timely manner, including agricultural planting data (area, type), weather data, animal and plant growth status data, agricultural product quality measurement, agricultural control information transmission, etc., which are important components of agricultural intelligence. The agriculture-related sensors can be managed and shared by the blockchain network. The relevant crop field control information can also be transmitted based on the blockchain network, and distributed management of the crop site through the Internet of Things technology.
Circulation of agricultural products : The circulation of agricultural products is a key link in the agricultural ecosystem and a channel for realizing the value of agricultural products. The efficiency of agricultural product circulation is related to the income of agricultural producers, and it is also related to the quality of life of end consumers. The circulation involves multiple middlemen, including logistics, wholesale, deep processing, packaging, and retail. The application blockchain can realize the traceability of agricultural products and the sharing of logistics tracking information. It can provide decision support and information reference for government departments, stakeholders and end consumers, and also provide guarantee for the cooperation and cooperation of all parties in the circulation link. Helps improve the efficiency of the entire distribution chain.
Agricultural microfinance : Agricultural microfinance is an important part of “inclusive finance”. Agricultural microfinance can help farmers solve the problem of capital turnover in all aspects of agricultural production and help build a healthy agro-ecosystem. Specific issues that need to be addressed in agricultural microfinance include farmer identification, loan and collateral information update and approval, and repayment monitoring. The blockchain can provide intelligent solutions for many of the problems. It supports the whole process of agricultural microfinance through distributed ledgers, and facilitates the participation of all stakeholders in the whole process to help intelligent agricultural microfinance.
Accurate poverty alleviation : Accurate poverty alleviation is one of the important solutions to the “three rural issues”. How to accurately identify the targets of poverty alleviation, formulate targeted poverty alleviation measures, provide targeted poverty alleviation actions, and track the effects of poverty alleviation are issues that need to be addressed in precision poverty alleviation. The application of blockchain technology can help to create intelligent and precise poverty alleviation. Through blockchain technology, the data of poverty alleviation objects can be distributedly accessed. The fund providers can view the latest information on poverty alleviation objects and poverty alleviation progress in real time, and can also use smart contracts to monitor repayment and follow-up loan behaviors; All parties can also achieve seamless collaboration through blockchain; on the basis of smart contracts, project-based poverty alleviation can also be achieved; in addition, customized incentives can be provided based on credit records of poverty alleviation targets.
Blockchain and aerospace intelligence
The blockchain seems to have nothing to do with aerospace intelligence, but in fact many applications can be found in it. A typical example is the constellation of satellites, which usually consist of dozens to hundreds of small satellites, distributed in Earth orbit, and work together to accomplish tasks. Each small satellite runs a blockchain node. Small satellites can store space observation data, satellite operational data through a blockchain network, or use complex contracts and interoperability mechanisms to complete complex space missions.
Other related applications of blockchain in aerospace intelligence include collaborative computing of remote sensing data, product traceability in aerospace manufacturing, aerospace equipment management, etc.; future applications may also include optimization of aerospace resources, through incentive systems. To enable the owners of aerospace-related resources to obtain economic returns through external leasing. With the development of human beings in the aerospace industry, blockchains will find suitable applications in them.
Blockchain and marine intelligence
The unknown world explored by mankind, in addition to space, has an ocean that covers about 70% of the Earth's area. The ocean has a huge impact on human trade, tourism, food, minerals, energy, and the environment. How to use and use marine-related resources is a problem to be solved by marine intelligence. Specifically, marine intelligence includes marine information processing, ocean monitoring, marine equipment management, route management, maritime logistics management, and offshore fishing management.
The ocean has natural distributed characteristics, involves many kinds of resources, involves many stakeholders, and is highly dynamic, which provides a broad space for the application of blockchain. The blockchain has great potential in areas including multi-party data access, equipment control, coordinated use of various ship-to-ship weapons, maritime collaboration, and collaborative development of marine resources.
Blockchain and environmental protection intelligence
Environmental issues are major issues of human concern. Climate warming, rising sea levels, and urban air pollution are all swords of Damocles hanging over humans. Human beings have recognized the seriousness of environmental problems, and environmental protection actions are imminent.
Environmental intelligence includes environmental sensor applications, pollution monitoring networks, environmental big data analysis, environmental equipment management, and carbon emission rights and corresponding trading markets that have emerged in recent years. The blockchain can be deeply integrated with these areas, including data access and security mechanisms based on distributed platforms, environmental cooperation based on smart contracts, carbon emissions trading based on the pass, and carbon management. Just as the blockchain is used in other fields, in the field of environmental protection, the blockchain is also promising.
In summary, we see that although blockchains are used in these areas, these applications are mainly biased towards the bottom four layers of the entire architecture.
Blockchain as the architecture of the next generation of artificial intelligence infrastructure
This shows that the current application is still in the initial stage, and the application space of future blockchain combined with artificial intelligence is very large. We believe that as the collaboration and interoperability between applications become more in-depth and the collaboration between industries becomes more common, the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence will move up to the collaboration mechanism layer and the intelligent social layer in the architecture. The combination of chain and artificial intelligence can play a limited role.
Source | Blockchain + Artificial Intelligence: The Next New Economic Model for Changing the World
Author | Qu Qiang, Lin Yimin
Editor | George
Produced | Blockchain Base Camp (blockchain_camp)