Tag: #AI

Automation and Robotics

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Wednesday 29 January I shall be moderating the Automation and Robotics conference in Dublin. Please find detials here. Here are my opening remarks with thanks to Forbes, PwC and Quartz for information. Future of Automation, AI and Robotics Consulting firm PwC studied last year the impact of robotics and […]

Digital Transformation Trends in 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Ashley Lipman Staying relevant in the world of business is much easier said than done. If a business refuses to use modern technology to benefit their customers, they will lose lots of money over time. Studies show that 56 percent of the businesses who adopt a digital-first strategy experience […]

“No one learned their lesson after the last crash” and “It’s all fake news”

Reading Time: 2 minutes These were some of the headlines running in the mainstream media following the resurgence of the cryptocurrency markets. An article by Sebastian Sinclair in Coinbase picked out some choice commentary from the titles above down to ‘it is only an April Fool’s joke.’ How we wish they would start commenting sensibly on this sector. We don’t want mainstream media to shill the projects but we would like some rational commentary please.

Emal Safi: The Diamond Heist

Reading Time: 4 minutes Emal Safi has perhaps been a treasure hunter all his life. From diamonds to hunting for crypto through gaming, he talks to Jillian from Blockleaders about why blockchain and why now. Emal Safi has been a fan of technology from a very early age. “My whole life,” he says. As […]

Samson Williams: Blockchain Troubadour

Reading Time: 8 minutes How does one go from dropping out of law school to lecturing at a law school a decade and half later? Samson Williams, a blockchain ‘troubadour’, shared his journey with me. Samson has been vocal, always emphasizing the need for actual, real-world use cases for blockchain and crypto. He shuns […]

Anderson Tan – The Renaissance Man

Reading Time: 9 minutes Anderson Tan is positively voracious in his search for knowledge and learning. In 2014, while between jobs (and by jobs I mean having sold two companies and being involved in real estate before casting about for a new adventure), he studied continuously computer science, physics, entrepreneurship, philosophy, technology, coding, creative […]

Stephen Cutter: Dream Chaser

Reading Time: 8 minutes What is a suitable job for a rebel in search of a cause? It may have taken some time but, for blockchain zealot Stephen Cutter, it turns out his path was always moving toward blockchain. When he finally intersected with the industry last year it was to propel him to the […]