Today’s the boys are very serious. They interview Ott Velsberg, chief data scientist for Estonia.
Monthly Archives: July, 2019
Originally the European Economic Community was just that – a community that enabled the easy trade between the member states set up in 1957 by the Treaty of Rome. Given that Europe is a fairly small area geographically with multiple land borders, it made sense to simplify the business of doing business with neighbours. Over time it has expanded its jurisdiction considerably with common laws, common currency and even the talk of a common army. There is also a national anthem for the European Union (as it became in 1993) and which, this year, at the start of the new Parliament Session, the Brexiter Candidates from the UK refused to honour, preferring instead to turn their backs stating that the EU was a collation of nations, not a nation-state in its own right.
And now for something completely difference. VC Harsh Jani has an ambition to do two things. Firstly he wants to drive mass adoption of bitcoin and secondly he wants to educate everyone about cryptocurrency.
Following up on LATTICE’s first edition published last year, LATTICE80 brings to you the 2019 edition of its Blockchain 100 list, where it showcases 100 leaders in the global blockchain community making their impact as startups, corporate, governments, or investors in the space.
We have profiled some of the most amazing and interesting people in this space. So we thought we’d like to show case them again – just in case you missed them the first time around… Today it is the turn of Anderson Tan, the renassiance man.
It takes a dyed in the wool entrepreneur to spot an opportunity so good it woos him at twenty paces. Yes there are a lot of clichés in my opening sentence, but I really feel I have to speak the obvious. Steven Lin joined Gojoy as CEO in February. The retail online shopping platform operating in China was the brainchild of his fellow co-founders Peter Wu, Juan Vargas, and James Zhang. The tagline of the platform is the ‘world’s most rewarding shopping community’ and it does indeed create a community that is rewarded for shopping. Not the platform, but the shoppers.
Leveraging the blockchain technology, Kleros has made available a platform that resolves disputes digitally, while being fast, affordable and fair. This was achieved by simply innovating a classic system that worked in the ancient Athenian government. Using the Kleros platform as a dispute resolution layer, a crowdsourced jury makes decisions on disputes brought before it.
Buyaladdin, a platform that will open 100s of online shopping malls to crypto payments, aims to on-board a potential 100 million users by 2021.
High energy show with a case of thousands … I’m listening now and none the wiser … you’s better watch and let me know!
Blockchain guru, international speaker and tamer of technology, Jorge Sebastiao talks technology from start to finish. He has written books on taming technology – not tanning it!