The Beginning Of The End: Is The Ethereum Bubble About To Burst?
WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In this opinion piece CEX.io takes a look at the Ethereum and cryptocurrency marketplace and offers their perspective on whether or not they think the bubble is about to burst   Never before has the saying “Nothing lasts forever” been more applicable. Eventually everything... Read more
Building a blockchain based Flash Organisation; by Ken Bodnar
WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future work, and jobs, will be more fluid than they are today, driven by the rise of globalisation, hyper-connectivity and the “Gig economy” but noone has so far managed to create a Flash Organisation that works, one day though that will change…... Read more
Technology and the future of privacy
WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In Millenia past privacy was considered to be a normal part of life but now it is increasingly becoming a privilege and a scarcity, and, if it is not guarded, or looked after wisely, one day it won’t exist at all   I originally... Read more
The future of jobs in a Machine World
WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are all aware that technology is capable of replacing particular categories of jobs, but often those jobs “belong to someone else” and the impact on our own jobs is minimal. Today though new classes of emerging technologies, from artificial intelligence to machine vision... Read more
Apple, emerging technology and the iPhone that could be
I take a look at the exciting – but probably haven’t Today there are no fewer than ten multi trillion dollar trends coming down the line – from the Connected Home and the Internet of Everything to Autonomous Vehicles, from the Robotic Revolution to Wearables and Human 2.0 and I’ve no doubt that some of you have... Read more
Bots, disruption and the advent of conversational commerce
Take a good look at the people around you. If Governments and Academics are correct then the jobs of between a third to half of the people you’re looking at, and at least a third of all of their organisations will be replaced and usurped by machines within just... Read more
The future of jobs and education
Life is a learning experience, or so they say. Broadly speaking educational activities can be split into two categories – “Life skills” and “Professional Skills”. The Life skills that we all need to learn and the way we learn them have remained relatively consistent across the ages – how... Read more
Will Artificial Intelligence really destroy the world?
As I write this article I’m travelling on an Airbus A380-800, one of the most advanced passenger planes in the world but despite the fact we have the technology to operate it fully autonomously airlines still provide pilots and Airbus still build a cockpit. Why? Because they know we... Read more
The history of the “Genesis Engine”, CRISPR
Scientists have discovered the Genesis Engine, a technology that gives them the keys to the Code of Life Spiny grass and scraggly pines creep amid the arts and crafts buildings of the Asilomar Conference Grounds, 100 acres of dune where California’s Monterey Peninsula hammerheads into the Pacific. It’s a rugged... Read more
The Creative Machines are coming
WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Creativity is said to be a uniquely “Human” gift but while we can argue the semantics it appears that increasingly machines share the same gift, albeit algorithmic rather than chemical   Many people believe that creativity is a uniquely human trait but what about... Read more
Pt. 18 of 18. Trust, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 17 of 18. Foreign expansion, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 16 of 18. Spying, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 15 of 18. Process, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 14 of 18. React in real time, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 13 of 18. Jurisdictions, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 12 of 18. Innovation, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt.11 of 18. Perks, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 10 of 18. Loyalty, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
Pt. 9 of 18. Consistency, leadership lessons from organised crime
For the good of society – Preface In Part 1, “Ambition” we set the scene. According to Interpol, the UN and WTO the organised crime industry is one of the worlds largest with quantifiable revenues of at least $3 Trillion per year and despite trillions of dollars worth of investment to... Read more
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