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Business schools race to offer lessons in blockchain and bitcoin | Financial Times

Business schools and universities are rushing to launch courses on cryptocurrencies and blockchain, as demand for greater understanding of the …

Business School

Billionaire Investor Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Hit $250,000 in 2022

Few billionaire investors have been so vocal and bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price appreciation as Tim Draper, the founder of venture …

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows, as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, the growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, an increase in virtual teams, and an …

Innovation

A Bitcoin Halvening Is Two Years Away -- Here's What'll Happen To The Bitcoin Price

In around two year’s time (on May 27, 2020, unless wild swings in the mining hashrate change anything) the coin reward for mining new Bitcoin blocks will drop from 12.5 Bitcoin to 6.25 Bitcoin — and people are already thinking about what this could do to the Bitcoin price.<p>Much has changed for …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 25

Latest technical analysis on top 9 cryptocurrencies from an expert trader<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do</i> …

This Culture 'Tool' Is Being Used By All Of The Best Entrepreneurs

Over and over recently, I'm seeing some of the best thinkers using Gapingvoid's work.<p>For most executives, organizational culture has been a bit of a mystery. We read about companies with great cultures: Zappos, Rackspace, REI, Southwest Airlines, etc., but how did they create workplace environments …

Entrepreneurship

How To Sell Innovation Strategies To Your C-Suite

Embracing digital transformation can be a tough leap of faith for some C-suites. How do you gain buy-in when that's the case?<p>There's no doubt about it: The era of digital transformation -- which in a nutshell amounts to the infusion of digital technology into every aspect of the business process -- …

Customer Experience

Following a Tuna from Fiji to Brooklyn—on the Blockchain

I had just learned everything there was to know about the fish in front of me. Now a small part of its fleshy, red body was in my mouth. Five minutes …

Blockchain Startup VChain Is Flying High After Its Royal Seal Of Approval

Irra Ariella Khi has a delightful vision of air travel.<p>It’s one, she says, where we simply “glide through the airport”, rather than standing for hours in queues.<p>To get there she’s building a blockchain-powered service called VChain (short for “verification chain”) to completely streamline airport …

Aion Is Launching a 'Token Bridge' to Connect Blockchains

Aion's token may have grown up on the ethereum blockchain, but it's moving out.<p>The Aion network has been built to foster interoperability across …

Elon Musk Wants You Afraid of 1 Thing When Meeting With Him (Your Employees Should Fear This Too)

It's a fear every leader should facilitate.<p>Elon Musk certainly has no shortage of self-confidence and is known for his bold leadership lessons and business and personal advice he emphatically shares. Despite the brashness, he's not known for being mean-spirited, so don't think the worst when I tell …

Leadership

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

The Change Management Field Needs to Change, Before it's Disrupted

5 Fatal Flaws of Change Management and How to Innovate Change Itself<p>It's no secret the world is changing - fast. That's why over 60% of all executives now believe disruption will hit their industries hard in the next year. It doesn't matter the industry - management consulting, financial services, …

Management

Hacker Launches Public Mineable Blockchain Thought For 'AI Superhighway'

An artificial intelligence (AI) and Blockchain start-up with backing from Harrisburg University in Pennsylvania is developing a completely new way of utilizing and processing data by integrating AI and “smart logic” into every bit of data. The goal is to build what is described as an “AI …

Artificial Intelligence

What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

Proof of Work, Proof of Stake and Proof of Burn

Learn the differences between the colloquially accepted meaning of different proofs within the cryptocurrency world of Bitcoin, Ethereum and then …

Bitcoin

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Blockchain

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

Microsoft developing blockchain tech to let you manage your digital identity

Microsoft is out to prove blockchain naysayers wrong. In an effort to show the potential of the technology beyond its applications in cryptocurrency, the Redmond giant has announced plans to use blockchain tech as the foundation for storing and processing digital identity data.<p>Following a …

Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most

<i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>These days, we're having a harder and harder time trusting each other.<p>Trust is an essential part of ordinary living, whether it's picking mechanics based on Yelp reviews, …

Certifying & Authenticating Education with Blockchains

Did you know that the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) is currently taking action on 11 “universities” for selling fraudulent degrees? There’s …

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate

Its mantra is #MonkeyFirst<p>At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone …

Innovation

3 Web Giants That Could Be Decentralized on a Blockchain

The web has taken over our lives, and with that, online enterprises have grown into huge monoliths of power.<p>Yet, while tech giants give us access to …

Blockchain

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg. Another day an anonymous donor set up an $86 million Bitcoin-fortune charity called the Pineapple Fund. A Tesla was spotted with a BLOCKHN license plate. There’s a surge in people looking to …

Cryptocurrency

2018: The Year We Democratize Blockchain

<i>Eric Piscini, a principal with Deloitte Consulting LLP, is the global leader of Deloitte's financial services blockchain consulting efforts and</i> …

Blockchain

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

3 Innovative Ways The Blockchain Helps Improve Enterprise Business Models

The blockchain revolution is well underway, extending far beyond financial services. Now, many enterprises are starting to jump on the blockchain bandwagon to achieve a number of benefits that will lead to an entirely new form of digital transformation.<p>This shouldn’t come as a surprise though, as a …