Automation, robotics and AI are projected to transform society, but one downside is that millions of workers may be left without jobs. Last year, McKinsey predicted that as many as 800M workers, including 1/3 of Americans, will be be replaced by automation and AI by 2030.
The Walton Blockchain Institute was launched earlier this month by radio frequency identification (RFID) and Internet of Things (IoT) supply chain management company Waltonchain.
The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago has given the top prize in its 22nd annual Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge to Manifest, a distributed ledger solution that will standardize 401(k) transfers.
The honor comes with $315,000,
Expercoin, incubated at Harvard Innovation Lab, is a system of decentralized networks of learning communities and marketplaces called Republics, with a charter to advance learning and create jobs for the digital economy.
By leveraging parent company Experfy’s infrastructure powered by AI and blockchain,
Loci offers a one-stop-shop experience to help navigate the patent research process from start to finish.
Innovators who use Loci for patents have the advantage of timestamped protection, access to research, and the option to find or be pursued by investors through one platform,
Distributed ledger firm Ripple has partnered with leading universities around the world to help lead development of the blockchain and payments ecosystem.
The program, called University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), will support academic research, technical development, and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments.
London-based FinTech hub Lattice80 has created a non-profit foundation to offer free blockchain education programs to local students in Singapore.
Lattice80 aims to create an ecosystem for FinTech startups, corporates/financial institutions, governments, and the public to collaborate, learn, and co-create. The hub believes in the importance of blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) to improve lives.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it will host a free workshop in Chicago this summer to examine scams involving cryptocurrencies.
Titled “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams,” the workshop will explore how scammers are exploiting public interest in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Litecoin and will discuss ways to empower and protect consumers.
So by now we have all heard of Amazon’s AWS blockchain templates. But what does this really mean to the world of blockchain technology?
I’ll keep it simple. It’s fantastic news. But why? Well, if you haven’t taken the time to properly have a look,
Syndicated radio show The Scholars Circle is an international forum for explorations of science, politics and other issues. A recent broadcast hosted by author and University of Auckland professor Dr. Maria Armoudian tackled the questions surrounding the worldwide cryptocurrency industry. Will cryptocurrency profoundly alter the monetary system?