Edward Frenkel: Let’s Stop Hating Math

Edward Frenkel: Let’s Stop Hating Math

What is it that distinguishes us from, you know, cavemen? I would say it’s the levelof abstraction that we can reach. And, you know, to give a simple example, it used tobe that there was barter trading so you would exchange, you know, wheat for meat or somethinglike this. But then eventually there was an […]

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Bitcoin took a dive in 2018, but where is cryptocurrency headed in 2019?

Bitcoin took a dive in 2018, but where is cryptocurrency headed in 2019?

LAUREN: CRYPTOCURRENCY IN THE NEW YEAR, AFTER BITCOIN TOOK A HUGE DIVE IN 201 #, ALL EYES ARE LOOKING AT 2019. TODAY, THE VALUE HAS FALLEN TO $3,600. LET’S BRING IN BLACK FXCOO AND EVP, CARA KOPPA. THANKS FOR COMING ON. I THOUGHT BITCOIN WAS GOING TO 500,000 BY 2020.>>WE ALL THOUGHT IT WAS GOING […]

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Thomas Glocer, BlueVoyant: What’s the State of Cybersecurity?

Thomas Glocer, BlueVoyant: What’s the State of Cybersecurity?

(reverb tones)– So, I’ve always been interested in cyber defense.Well, I’ve always been interested from my timeat Yale in computing and I used to code.I ran Reuters and then Thomson Reutersin the late 90’s, first decade of this centuryand we were subject to significant amountsof electronic probing in part because of the electronictrading systems we […]

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Inside Blockchain Interviews – Mirco Romanato

Inside Blockchain Interviews – Mirco Romanato

Inside Blockchain – InterviewsMirco Romanato – Member of Bitcoin UnlimitedWhat’s scalability?What we mean with scalability isthe ability of the bitcoin systemto grow and to keep the transaction costsat an equalor lower leverso, if at the beginning we have a bitcoin transaction that coststo the community, in total5-10 dollars including new coins,when the scaling happens, the […]

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Ferdinando Ametrano _ Bitcoin _ fork: cos’è e perché?

Ferdinando Ametrano _ Bitcoin _ fork: cos’è e perché?

Inside Bitcoin _ Ferdinando AmetranoBitcoin fork: what is it and why did it happen?A fork entails a splitin Bitcoin’s transactions historywhich means that, up until a certain point,there’s only one transaction register, called blockchainwhich then splits into two.It’s a way to mint a new type of coin, in some way,by giving to all bitcoin’s posessors […]

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Ginni Rometty’s keynote at Sibos 2016

Ginni Rometty’s keynote at Sibos 2016

[ MUSIC ]HOST: Good afternoon, Geneva.I’m excited to be here introducing you to this afternoon’s…or,this morning’s Big Issue Debate titled Cognitive Businessand the Future of Financial Services.As our industry along with every other vertical are becoming moreand more digital, what considerations, strategies and tools are requiredto drive the necessary differentiation to your valueto your customers […]

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency takes on bitcoin

Facebook’s cryptocurrency takes on bitcoin

MARIA: WELCOME BACK. AS PROMISED, JOINING US RIGHT NOW IS THE FACEBOOK HEAD OF CALIBRA, HE IS OUR SPECIAL GUEST. DAVID MARCUS. DAVID, IT’S GREAT TO HAVE YOU ON THE PROGRAM THIS MORNING. THANKS SO MUCH FOR BEING HERE.>>THANKS FOR HAVING ME. MARIA: SO THE WALL STREET JOURNAL HAS BEEN REPORTING THAT YOU’VE BEEN WORKING […]

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Bugs in Crypto Implementations

Bugs in Crypto Implementations

So, every year, I let my students talk about the work that we’ve done during the year.So then, I’m left with just talking about whatever’s on my mind.So today, so this year,I thought, uh, initially,I was going to talk about some, um,some new results in, uh,cryptocurrencies but then I looked at the program and we […]

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Block chain technology

Block chain technology

In the diamond industry around 1 million precious stones are being digitised to prevent fraud.Each diamond will have a unique fingerprint, identifying its origin and tracing its history.From the mine it came from, to the jeweller’s shop window.All made possible by blockchain technology.Blockchain is a new way to store and record transactions.It’s very much like […]

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