Vitalik Buterin explains how Decentralization will change the world and how Ethereum will help
AngelList’s Naval Ravikant brings Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin onstage to explain what it is and why it’s useful.
video source:Centre for International Governance Innovation https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4SMSzl_jbGe7VFkoOAeRhQ Cryptocurrencies continue to make headlines as their value and global accessibility grows — but blockchain, the underlying technology that powers these cryptocurrencies, has generated a great deal of skepticism too.
CIGI Senior Fellow Julie Maupin sits down with Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, to raise the curtain on this complex platform and its governance implications. Their discussion covers a wide range of subjects: Buterin’s introduction to cryptocurrencies; the creation of Ethereum; how hardware — big and small — plays a role in future development and adoption; and Ethereum’s imminent transition from the “proof of work” model to “proof of stake.”
Maupin and Buterin’s discussion moves toward questions of cryptocurrency governance. Who gets a say in changes to the protocol? What domestic and international legal implications do cryptocurrencies present? And, what accessibility hurdles are ahead for cryptocurrencies?
In the final segment, Maupin and Buterin discuss the role founders play in the promotion and direction of emerging technologies. Given the “cult of Vitalik” that has taken shape in the Ethereum community, Maupin asks how the platform’s roadmap would be …
Advances in AI, powered by new machine learning, accelerated by faster computing and fueled by data enrich many aspects of our day to day lives. These advances raise questions about the trustworthiness, fairness and the influences of AI on people and society. A panel of leading AI experts from Amazon, Google, IBM and Facebook will explore the many technical and social implications of AI on our daily lives.
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A new way of conceptualizing adopting the CX initatives: The Eleven Sacred Cows of Customer Experience! Watch the webinar and learn more.
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Professor Andrew Ng is the former chief scientist at Baidu, where he led the company’s Artificial Intelligence Group. He is an adjunct professor at Stanford University. In 2011 he led the development of Stanford University’s main MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform and also taught an online Machine Learning class that was offered to over 100,000 students, leading to the founding of Coursera.
November 7, 2017
This is a keynote presentation given by Futurist Yvette Montero Salvatico entitled "The Future of STEM." Mrs. Salvatico is a principal at Kedge LLC, a global Foresight, Innovation and Strategic Design consultancy. (2014)
Yvette Montero Salvatico is Principal and Managing Director of Kedge, a global foresight, innovation, and strategy and design firm — focused on discovering and creating the future today. She is one of today’s top Future Strong heroes — top leaders, change makers and thought leaders who are creating better, bolder tomorrows. For more about Yvette go to http://www.kedgefutures.com. All heroes are part of the network supporting Bill Jensen’s new book, Future Strong. Go to http://amzn.to/1JMDMt0 for more about Future Strong.
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It’s the 40th anniversary of the Combahee River Collective Statement!
Before coming to Oxford, Tim O’Reilly said, he spoke to a device in the kitchen to check that his flight was on time, then asked it to order him a car to the airport. The car showed up a few minutes later and his smartphone buzzed to tell him it had arrived.
O’Reilly was speaking at Oxford Saïd on Tuesday 24 November to launch his latest book, WTF? What’s the Future and Why it’s up to Us. He packed a range of ideas into his talk, encouraging us to ask questions such as How is work changing?; What work needs doing? and What does technology make possible that was not possible before?
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