In the third episode of Block Chains, Michael Bordenaro interviews Joe Manganelli on the business processes of Block Chain technologies.

The Block Chain series will focus on interviews with people in the A/E/C and other industries that can shed light on how Block Chains will affect the lives of the AECOOO* Community.

*AECOOO – Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Owners, Operators and Occupants

About the guest

Joe Manganelli is the founder of xplr design, llc, a human factors consultancy. He is an architect, Innovation Catalyst, human factors consultant, and sustainability consultant with Fluor Enterprises, Inc. in its Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing (LSA&M) division. Manganelli teaches courses on information architecture and user experience research for Kent State University’s School of Information.

Show Notes


Nakamoto, Satoshi (24 May 2009). “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” (PDF). Retrieved 5 March 2014.

Graph Theory and Blockchain:

Introduction to Graph Theory:

Game Theory and Cryptocurrency: A Primer in Game Theory:

Bitcoin and Crytocurrency Technologies:  A Comprehensive Introduction:

Network Science & Cryptocurrency:

Network Science:

Smart Contracts and Cryptography:

Systems Science:

Machine Learning and Blockchain:

Fat Protocol Thesis:

Relevance for Operations Efficiencies:

Banking Industry Study on Operational Efficiencies of Implementing Blockchain Technology:

Intelligent Contracts and the Construction Industry: