Top Stories – BIG DATA & DATABASESHow Blockchain Can Reshape Charitable Donations
The blockchain has the potential to make a huge impact on charitable giving and the work charities do. With research suggesting that public trust and confidence in charities is at an all-time low, should charities be turning to blockchain applications to boost transparency and accountability?
15 November, 2019
Top Stories – BIG DATA & DATABASESBlockchain’s Scaling Crises: Can Sidechains Be A Potential Solution?
If blockchain is going to function as a coherent technology, the myriad different solutions will have to find a way to work together, or at least be compatible with one another. With the emergence of sidechains as a potential solution to the problem of scaling, the importance of getting cross-chain transfers right has come into sharper focus.
15 November, 2019
Top Stories – BIG DATA & DATABASESHacking Blockchain: Is it Really Secure?
Blockchain’s main selling point is its security. More specifically, its immutability and the fact that it is unhackable. The distributed public ledger, with its consensus algorithm and decentralised Byzantine Fault Tolerance, offers transparency and ultimate protection, but to what extent is it actually unhackable?
14 November, 2019
Top Stories – AIRegional Strengths Are Shaping AI’s Evolution in Asia
With a talent pool only rivalled by that of North America, Asia is set to continue being a world leader in the development of machine learning technology, and the regional differences across the continent are shaping its evolution for the better.
14 November, 2019
Top Stories – BIG DATA & DATABASESCredit Card vs. Bitcoin: How Do You Pay for Your Coffee?
Cryptocurrency has come a long way, but it won’t represent a challenge to traditional payment methods until users can make small, unremarkable everyday payments in real time. A host of projects are developing, each one with designs to become a viable payments operator, but how far are we from cryptocurrency genuinely challenging cash and card in our daily lives?
14 November, 2019
Top Stories – AIDo You Trust AI? This Is What You Must Understand to Do So
As we hand more and more control over to intelligent machines for tasks like data analysis, decision-making and even driving, it is important that those developing it are transparent about how it works.
21 October, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Emin Gün Sirer: Real Potential of Blockchain is in Development of New Methods of Data Settlement 08 April, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Peter Todd: Businesses Push Implementation of Blockchain Onto Platforms Not Compatible With Distributed Systems 05 April, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Jack Gavigan: Why is Zcash Appealing to Banks like JPMorgan and Blockchain Projects? 28 February, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN How Public Blockchains Like Bitcoin and Ethereum Can Be More Private and Scalable 27 February, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Christian Decker: Off-chain Solutions Could Solve Blockchain’s Scalability Issues 19 February, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Gert-Jaap Glasbergen: Outside Influence will Shape Blockchain Technology 12 February, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Tim Ruffing: In 99% of Cases Blockchain Use Doesn’t Necessarily Make Sense 23 January, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Lefteris Karapetsas: Raiden Can Solve Ethereum’s Scalability Problem and Provide a Usable UX 18 January, 2019
DIGITAL SOCIETY The New Model of Crowdsourcing: Kickstarter and the Need for Digital Change 27 December, 2018
DIGITAL SOCIETY Wired UK Founding Editor David Rowan: A Lot of Innovation is Pointless 20 December, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN Keir Finlow-Bates: The Space is Crowded, There Will Be Crossover and Theft of Ideas 07 April, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN IBM Blockchain Labs’ David Gorman Talks Hyperledger and The Future of Blockchain 26 March, 2018
INTERNET OF THINGS IBM’s Luca Tausel: IoT Has Limitless Applications but Needs Integration 07 March, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN The Real “State of Blockchain”: Have Imagination and Enthusiasm Outrun Development? 01 March, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN Paolo Tasca: the Biggest Hurdle is the Uncertain Regulatory Status around Blockchains 16 January, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon on Ethereum Scalability Issues, Plasma and Cosmos 10 January, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN Dmitry Meshkov: Nobody Knows How to Make Some Aspects of Blockchains Better 09 January, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN Patrick Byrne: Blockchains Will Replace Stock Markets and Investment Banks 08 January, 2018
INTERNET OF THINGS Too Much to Handle? Why the Integration of Blockchains with IoT is not yet Feasible 02 January, 2018
INTERNET OF THINGS Mika Lammi: Viable Real-life Applications of IoT Will Soon Become a Reality 29 December, 2017
BLOCKCHAIN Dmitry Khovratovich: Public Scrutiny Will Determine the Most Secure Blockchain Solution 29 December, 2017
BLOCKCHAIN Michael Perklin: Bitcoin Is One of the Most Traceable Currencies on the Planet 28 December, 2017
BLOCKCHAIN Samson Mow: Blockchain is a Network, You Need to Take on Responsibilities 14 November, 2017
BLOCKCHAIN Andreas Antonopoulos: “Blockchain is Technology Behind Bitcoin” is Fallacy 09 November, 2017
RESEARCH INSTITUTE Expensive, Labour-Intensive, Time-Consuming: How Researchers Overcome Barriers in Machine Learning 17 July, 2019
MIT, POPMPEU FABRA UNIVERSITY VR Beyond Entertainment: How Avatar Embodiment Increases Our Cognitive Performance 15 July, 2019 RESEARCH INSTITUTE Why AR Will Eventually Beat VR in Adoption: The Case of 3 Trillion-Dollar Sports Industry 15 May, 2019
RESEARCH INSTITUTE How Digital Technologies Can Improve Scientific Research: The Case of Peer Review 01 April, 2019
BLOCKCHAIN Blockchain’s Scalability Conundrum: Dogecoin, TrueBit and What it Means to be a State Channel 24 December, 2018 RESEARCH INSTITUTE Smart Contracts, Part 3: Standardisation 17 December, 2018
RESEARCH INSTITUTE Smart Contracts, Part 2: The Legality 28 November, 2018 RESEARCH INSTITUTE Smart Contracts, Part 1: The State of Security 23 November, 2018
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