Artificial intelligence is fashionable. It is mentioned in the board meetings of marketing companies, logistics, the financial industry, health and many others. This technology brings a level of autonomy to digital systems. But, on several occasions, the digital services collided and even came into conflict with the application of the law.
As we reach the tenth anniversary of the introduction of bitcoin, we stand on ground that shows regulators, and the financial services industry as a whole, are taking a keen interest in the next stage for cryptocurrencies.
They’re asking the critical questions that will aid in regulation,
Today, “The Hash Wars” begin.
Let’s start with a little bit of history to color this perspective. A long time ago, when the Internet was just being created, there were individuals who believed a computer was a tool for freedom and knowledge. One of these individuals was named Fravia+,
Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency after bitcoin, will experience a “monumental, defining global breakout” when smart contracts can accept outside data.
That is the bullish prediction from Ian McLeod of Thomas Crown Art, an art-tech agency, as ethereum is on a run upward.
“Ethereum is back in bull territory and is on track to enjoy considerable gains before year-end,”
The numbers don’t lie. Blockchain is taking off in gaming and shows no signs of slowing down.
According to insights provided by NewZoo, in two years cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in the gaming sector is expected to become a $143 billion global industry.
The retail industry is ripe for innovation. In fact, some think we will see more disruption in the next 10 years than we did in the past 1,000 years. One key area of innovation is the use of blockchain technology. While numerous articles have been written on the ways that blockchain technology can disrupt the retail industry by reducing transaction costs or increasing efficiency,
Ten years ago, the white paper that launched a multi-billion dollar industry was issued. Satoshi Nakamoto, who to this day has yet to be identified, wrote the white paper Bitcoin:A Peer-To-Peer Electronic Cash System. Its 2008 appearance was followed a few months later by the first mined block.
The blockchain is the underlying technology behind all cryptocurrency. In its simplest form, it is a marketplace for digital payments and asset exchange. Rather than a central authority, a database of transactions is managed by a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) network. The importance of cryptocurrency blockchains is its ability to maintain trust at a programmable level.
Blockchain makes sense when it enables people and entities that don’t know or trust each other to work together. Some of the private permissioned blockchain solutions, such as IBM’s Hyperledger, are criticized for giving up decentralization, censorship resistance, and trust when collaborating.
In short: when there is no incentive for parties to cheat,
The world of analytics is changing. Self-Service Analytical tools like Tableau, Qlik, and Power BI are enabling business users to perform reporting and analytics on their own with little to no support from the IT organization. This trend has evolved due to several factors including:
1) Organizations are flooded with data and IT organizations are not able to keep up
2) Easier to use Business Intelligence tools make it more efficient for business users to directly create their reports rather than go through IT for a project
3) IT organizations analytical projects can take several months when a business needs this information in weeks
This trend has caused the efforts of IT Business Intelligence (BI) teams to spend most of their energy gathering,