Monthly Archives: April 2018

Will quantum computers doom the blockchain?

Blockchain technology is barely 10 years old but it’s not too soon to ask if blockchain security will be possible in a post-quantum world. Let me be more direct: Will quantum computers render blockchain technology obsolete?

The theory behind quantum computing was first laid out in the 1980s. Yet, it was not until recently that practice caught up with theory, enabling the construction of the first quantum computers. An unchallenged pioneer in this technology is the Canadian company D-Wave Systems. Its

The “sharing economy” was envisioned nearly 100 years ago

Sharing economy grew at 22% in 2016, up to 12.6 million users and was predicted to grow to 14.5 million in 2018. These figures need to be increased by the addition of online shopping data from such websites as Pinterest and eBay, which are used by a self-declared 50% of the adult population.

Back in the 1920s, Bronisław Malinowski, a Polish cultural researcher described a ritual in which members of New Guinea tribes traveled miles to exchange treasured religious objects. The custom required that no such valuable item be kept for long, and that its owner pass it

Business Insider: Morality of algorithms and ethical code of the leader in the artificial intelligence era

The challenge for the modern leader is to convince both clients and colleagues that the new technology will not be self-destructive. That everything really depends on us.

My article in BUSINESS INSIDER published 16thof April 2018. The times when the head of a company was the ultimate, uncontested authority are gone forever. The world in which she or he operates has become too complex, too dynamic. Instead, every day, those at the helm