Top Stories – AI
Chatbots Are Not Intelligent Just Yet But They Do Have Their Uses
Are chatbots capable of replacing human customer support? Do you absolutely hate having to deal with customer support? Would you rather not pick up the phone only to be put on hold and have to listen to an endless stream of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons?
by Shivdeep Dhaliwal
14 February, 2018
Top Stories – BLOCKCHAIN
Philipp Jovanovic Believes We Will See Many More Blockchain Experiments in 2018
Prior to the London blockchain meetup “Blockchain for payment processing”, Philipp Jovanovic, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researcher, explained to us that outside of the cryptocurrency market for public blockchains, distributed ledgers or enterprise-grade blockchains have also started to see commercial success.
by Joseph Young
10 February, 2018
Top Stories – BLOCKCHAIN
Zooko Wilcox Optimistic About Improving Privacy on Ethereum with zk-SNARKs
In an exclusive interview with Binary District, ahead of the Moscow blockchain meetup on “Zero knowledge proof protocols” on February 6th, Zcash founder and CEO Zooko Wilcox expressed his optimism about the integration of Zcash’s unique zk-SNARKs implementation into Ethereum and the privacy improvements that it could bring to the network.
by Joseph Young
05 February, 2018
Top Stories – BLOCKCHAIN
Peter Todd: The Majority of Bitcoin Users Don't Think Fees Are All That High
Ahead of the Amsterdam bitcoin meetup that will be hosted by Primalbase on January 31st, Binary District conducted an exclusive interview with Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd to discuss the current state of bitcoin, its scalability issues, high fees and the adoption of Segregated Witness (SegWit).
by Joseph Young
29 January, 2018
Top Stories – BIOTECH
Biomimetics and The Origin of Nervous Systems: Nature’s Patents - Part II
With the use of bioinformatics, we can learn to read ‘Nature’s Patents’. This will allow us to extract ‘design blueprints’ that have the potential to inform, and essentially transform, technological development across a range of disciplines.
by Claudio and Danilo Flores
23 January, 2018
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