The terms “bitcoin” and “blockchain” flooded headlines after the value of the cryptocurrency more than tripled in the fourth quarter of 2017. But if you are not a currency trader or a technology expert, chances are you may not be fully familiar with their underlying concepts. Mohit Mamoria, the CEO of cryptofund Authorito, helps laypeople understand blockchain in this easy-to-follow blog post on Medium. Open at source
8 min read · From 2019 · Are blockchain currencies the future of money or just a temporary hype? Cryptographer and computer security expert Bruce Schneier believes the latter is the case. In fact, he questions the validity of what bitcoin advocates have long seen as the cryptocurrency’s winning asset: that it makes trust superfluous. Investors and technology professionals will find Schneier’s intelligent and well-argued opinion piece thought-provoking.
~17 min read · 2020-08-21 · Blockchain technology is going to change everything: the shipping industry, the financial system, government … in fact, what won’t it change? But enthusiasm for it mainly stems from a lack of…
20+ min read · From 2017 · Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. It's hard to remove blockchain from Bitcoin, so we'll start with the…
~14 min read · 2020-06-23 · We asked our 2020 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world in the next five years. Here are their predictions.
We asked our 2020 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world in the next five years. From quantum computers and 5G in action to managing cancer chronically, here are their predictions for our near-term future.