Top Stories – BLOCKCHAINThe Great Scaling Debate: State Channels, Plasma, or Sharding
As blockchains like Ethereum continue to grow and diversify, so does the debate surrounding the scalability options that are essential for the platform’s growth and stability. Several layer 1 and layer 2 options are on the table, but can there ever be a clear path to take?
13 November, 2018
Top Stories – BLOCKCHAINSharding: Is Enthusiasm Dying Down?
The severity of blockchain’s scaling issues cannot be oversold. Earlier this year, the Bitcoin blockchain posted 3-7 transactions per second, with Ethereum hitting 12-30. VisaNet handles an average of 150 million transactions per day and is capable of handling more than 24,000 transactions per second. There is still a long way to go.
09 November, 2018
Top Stories – DIGITAL SOCIETYGovTech: The Long Road to Public Sector Rejuvenation
The rapid development of private sector technology is an area that often doesn’t readily translate into public sector tech procurement. Thanks to rigid governmental IT regulations and a lack of cooperation between official departments, GovTech is not as fast moving as the numerous innovations and product rollouts.
07 November, 2018
Top Stories – BLOCKCHAINForking: A Viable Solution to Blockchain’s Scalability Woes?
Like a lot of potential solutions to blockchain’s scalability woes, forks split opinion. High-profile cases like Bitcoin Cash can offer useful case studies to examine their viability as long-term solutions, but are forks truly the way forward among a number of alternatives?
05 November, 2018
Top Stories – MACHINE LEARNINGThe State of Machine Learning in Academia
The die is very much cast when it comes to the growth of machine learning. With the expansion of tech companies like Google, Amazon and Uber, the scope of artificial intelligence-based research and products is a growth industry that the world is still only seeing the beginnings of.
22 October, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN Keir Finlow-Bates: The Space is Crowded, There Will Be Crossover and Theft of Ideas 07 April, 2018
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BLOCKCHAIN Paolo Tasca: the Biggest Hurdle is the Uncertain Regulatory Status around Blockchains 16 January, 2018
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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 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
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