Gemology Blog

There is little doubt that the U.S. healthcare delivery system is broken. Costs go up while access goes down. Information has always been the lifeblood of the system, but also its central problem. It’s all about the data. The more patients, the more data. And the more data, the bigger the data inefficiency problem, the higher the costs.

Blockchains secure billions of dollars of assets in an ecosystem with no governing body, no knowledge of who is running the servers and no guarantees about any user’s real world identity. The above statement has no hype, those are all facts that attracted me to this technology. The features of blockchain that enable things …

One of the biggest conferences on blockchain will be held next week in the Big Apple. Consensus 2017 attracts the best and the brightest in the industry, blockchain aficionados, and curious newcomers alike. The conference is being held the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square. And in a clear sign of blockchains continued hype cycle, …

We are fast approaching the opening day for Consensus 2017 and I am so excited to be attending for the first time as a member of the Gem team. With so much going on at Consensus, I am very lucky to get the inside scoop on all the must-attend events in 2017 from the blockchain veterans in my office. …

Grape is a REST-like API framework for Ruby. Gem’s API interface was built on top of Grape. At Gem, we have an API interface which exposes endpoints which applications interface with to use the functionality of the platform. Although, we started with Rails::API, we quickly turned to Grape as there are multiple advantages in choosing …

The invention of bitcoin and blockchain technology ushered in a new wave of networks that will impact data management across industries, beyond finance and currencies. To understand where this tech is going, you have to understand where it came from and how it works. Micah Winkelspecht, CEO and Founder of Gem, delivered this in part at Distributed Health in Nashville TN, Oct 3rd.

The entire Gem team flew out to Nashville for Distributed:Health Conference, the first ever blockchain conference for healthcare. Check out the adventure below:

Here’s a look at a handful of keyboards you’ll find in the Gem office. One thing I learned: developers are more than happy to tell you about their setup. Julian Vergel de Dios Software Development Manager Keyboard: Kinesis Advantage, black with custom key color scheme (white, red, grey) “I chose this keyboard because it has …

 What interested you in IoT? Siva: I knew that there was something really big there. I wanted to build an IoT platform from the ground up, to really be involved in all aspects of architecture and execution. That’s what really attracted me to Gem. Blockchain is such an interesting solution to a wide variety of …

The library catalog is a relic of days gone by, but in its prime, it was the best way to find what you were looking for at the library. The Dewey Decimal System (DDS) was a simple, yet specific classification system. A book gets an identification number based on its subject, author, title, and version. …

A history of blockchain technology that reveals how a cryptocurrency gave rise to enterprise solutions, and why it is seen as such a disruptive force. Join us to craft the future of blockchain technology: gem.co/work