Unless you’ve been under a rock the last few weeks, you would have heard about Libra. And while Facebook of course denies that it is their crypto – look at all the other names on the founding member list! – I don’t think anyone is really fooled. Continue reading Libra: what everyone is talking about
Two events last week brought home the limits we may unnecessarily apply to innovation. The first. A conversation about an … Continue reading When Innovation isn’t Innovative
SIBOS, the premier annual event for the biggest (and aspiring) financial institutions to hobnob and network, is traditionally focused on core product offerings and bank-to-bank partnerships. This year in Sydney was a marked difference to the past – blockchain and machine learning, contextual banking and Open APIs – filled a lot of mental space and discussions. Continue reading Blockchain Use Cases from SIBOS 2018
The closing keynote speaker for SIBOS 2018 was Genevieve Bell, Distinguished Professor at the Australian National University (ANU), a Vice President and Senior Fellow at Intel Corporation, and also the Director of the Autonomy, Agency and Assurance (3A) Institute. Looking at the intersection of culture and technology, Dr Bell shared her views on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the move towards ubiquitous autonomous things. Continue reading Dr Genevieve Bell, closing keynote at SIBOS 2018
Hello Sydney! The SIBOS 2018 conference is being held in Sydney, Australia from the 22nd to the 25th of October. … Continue reading Quotable quotes from SIBOS 2018
How can banks stay relevant in the era of self-made selfie-stars and Michelin-award hawker stalls? Perhaps one way is through on-demand, API-driven product manufacturing houses. Continue reading The Programmable Bank
As part of my blockchain training, I’ve heard a lot of questions about where, exactly, does a blockchain run. Like … Continue reading Blockchain F.A.Q.: where does it run?