Searching for an OxChain: Co-Designing Blockchain Applications for Charitable Giving

Chris Elsden, John Vines, Anne Spaa, Kate Symons, Chris Speed

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Abstract

The OxChain project is investigating the design of blockchain applications in partnership with a large and traditionally trusted institution, Oxfam. We outline some of the potential opportunities distributed ledger technologies could offer the charity and development sector as a whole, but focus on the challenges of undertaking co-design work in the context of large institutions. We suggest the need to leverage existing trusted relationships, and understand the unique value such institutions offer.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 22 Apr 2018
Event2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018 - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 21 Apr 201826 Apr 2018

Conference

Conference2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2018
CountryCanada
CityMontreal
Period21/04/1826/04/18

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