Blockchain Era

Who Will Lead The Charge Into The Blockchain Era?

As blockchain technology becomes a topic that is ubiquitous in the finance industry, many are slow to actually adopt it. About fifty companies have clamored to say that they are adopting it, but none have actually done so. Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, and Bank of America have signed onto R3, an industry-wide body that pledges to bring blockchain tech …

blockchain voting software

It’s Alive! …Follow My Vote Launches Blockchain Voting Software On The BitShares Blockchain

Follow My Vote is making history by becoming the first company to develop blockchain voting software and integrate it with the BitShares blockchain! Back in August of 2016, we announced that we had completed the initial alpha version of our stake-weighted voting software. Now, we’re letting the world know that we’ve successfully integrated our stake-weighted voting software with the BitShares …

E-Democracy

RIPAC Explores E-Democracy

Since the arrival of the internet, there have been several initiatives on how digital automation and 21st century information and communications technology can be used to reinforce and fortify the democratic process… to make it more inclusive, transparent and fraud-free. And e-democracy, which is basically a combination of the two words “electronic” and “democracy” is a step in that direction. …

Hackers Congress In Prague

CEO Adam Ernest To Speak At Hackers Congress In Prague

Follow My Vote Co-Founder and CEO, Adam Ernest has been invited to speak at the Hackers Congress Paralelní Polis in Prague. (Paralelní Polis basically means alternative culture or underground) The Event is put on by the Institute of Cryptoanarchy.  Hundreds of technology enthusiasts, tech-entrepreneurs, activists and blockchain lovers will attend the Hackers Congress to celebrate the age of digital freedom and decentralization. …

Voter Fraud

How We Can Stop All Voter Fraud

Follow My Vote Ambassador, Nicolas Guillermo recently wrote a an article on wearechange.org entitled “How We Can Stop All Voter Fraud”. The article goes into depth on the issues Follow My Vote is tackling and the technology we are using to combat voter fraud.   Each time there is an election held anywhere in the democratic world, you will undoubtedly …

The Lean Startup [Infographic]

What Is The Lean Startup? The lean startup is a method for developing businesses and products created by Eric Ries. Based on his experience on failing and successful startups, Ries claims that startups can shorten their product development cycles by adopting a combo of efficient experimentation, product releases, and validated learning. By pushing out an initial product that is not perfect …

Follow My Vote invites local Cyber Security Club to hack their software

Follow My Vote is a startup based in the corporate research center in Blacksburg, VA that is developing blockchain-based voting software. They recently released the initial alpha version of the software, giving early-adopters a preview of how their software works.  Adam Ernest, their CEO, was interviewed by WSLS 10 about the software: “You can monitor and election in real time …

United We Stand Festival

Follow My Vote To Sponsor United We Stand Festival

Follow My Vote will be sponsoring the United We Stand Festival and Open Presidential Debate at the University of Colorado Boulder on Tuesday October 25th. In addition to the debate, there will be speakers and performances by more than 10 different bands and artists. Tickets are free to public and students get priority. More info here. The festival is put …

The Difference Between Our Stake Weighted & One Person, One Vote Voting Systems

Follow My Vote develops end to end verifiable blockchain voting software for a variety of use cases. All code that Follow My Vote produces is open source and released under the GPLv3 or MIT software licenses. This means all end users can run, study, share and modify the software. Note* Official Follow My Vote software releases will not have modifications …

Follow My Vote Team

Connecting With Students At Virginia Tech’s Gobblerfest

On Friday, September 2nd, Follow My Vote attended Virginia Tech’s Gobblerfest event to connect with students. Gobblerfest is an annual festival intended to engage students in campus activities and help them connect with the surrounding community while inspiring curiosity, civility and self-understanding. Gobblerfest is a great way for students to meet each other, explore common interests, and become a part of the Virginia …

Featured-On-Forbes

Follow My Vote Featured On Forbes For Blockchain Voting

Follow My Vote can now add Forbes to the list of media publications discussing blockchain voting and Follow My Vote’s end-to-end verifiable voting software. Author Jackie Burns Koven has written an unbiased article on Forbes.com that uncovers the progress and realtiy of blockchain voting for use in political elections. Numerous articles are coming out that are very one sided. The …

Approval Voting

The United States Voting Method is flawed, and I doubt anyone would argue otherwise. With unsecured voting systems in place in many states, we don’t even have technology to redeem us. It is simply unacceptable that in our day and age that we have to choose what many would call the lesser of two evils. The fact that third party candidates …

Alpha Release

How To Run And Explore The Alpha Release | Video Tutorial

Now that we have released our initial alpha for our stake-weighted blockchain voting software, you can explore the voting system! Here’s how: Step 1: Set Up A Graphene Blockchain Testnet In this video you can follow along with Nathan Hourt, Follow My Vote Co-founder & CTO as he demonstrates how to setup a Graphene / Bitshares testnet and GUI.  The …

Alpha-Release

Follow My Vote Releases Initial Alpha

We are excited to announce that we have released the Initial Alpha for the Follow My Vote stakeweighted blockchain voting software! The alpha version runs on a blockchain using the open-source Graphene Blockchain Framework. Follow My Vote on GitHub Features and functionality that can be explored in the alpha release include publishing of contests, casting votes, and tallying contest results. TLS Encryption using …

steemit in 2017

Steemit – The future of Social Media

If I had mentioned Steemit in conversation two months ago, you would have no idea what I was talking about. The idea is simple. Post on their website, and if it’s popular get paid in cryptocurrency. You can post about anything, from your experience eating broccoli cheddar soup at Panera Bread or how to build a PC. It’s surprising that no one …