Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute. Adjunct Professor at INSEAD. Chancellor of Trent University. Author of 16 books, most recently “Blockchain Revolution.”
While the idea of blockchain-based 'crypto-fiat' has been discussed by Central Banks around the world, the only countries establishing their own cryptocurrencies seem to be doing it for one reason: evading US sanctions.
Energy continues to grow as an industry where blockchain innovation can really thrive!
This is a fascinating read, which really illustrates the arc of technological development. Rest assured, blockchain’s implications are far from boring, but the era of the crypto tail wagging the blockchain dog may soon be over.
Seoul was among our “Top 10 Blockchain Innovation Hubs” in the world. Now it’s government has become one of the major model adopters of blockchain solutions.
Hm, educators (and business leaders) would always do well to keep an eye on how their students or employees are learning. Interesting to see how Youtube has become such a powerful force for skills training.
The process of clearing and settling transactions between banks is laden with intermediaries and arduous paperwork. This is an enormous use-case with enormous implications for the way we move money between institutions. We should follow it closely.
It wasn’t long ago that the notion of integrating digital technology even into everyday workplace procedures was an absurd notion. We should be careful, though, how this might further undermine our privacy and sovereignty over our personal data.
This is precisely why companies are using blockchain to trace their food supply chains. If we can trace a contaminated product back to its source in seconds - rather than weeks - we could mitigate the health, environmental, and economic impacts of an outbreak like this.
Walmart was among the first to do this, and recently added leafy greens to the list of products tracked on blockchain.
The internet is based on copying information, which makes it hard to extract value from your intellectual or creative works. By establishing scarcity for digital assets with blockchain, artists, journalists and more can reclaim control of their work.
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