The trap of predicting crypto value

Fred Wilson made reference to an interesting topic a while ago: how to predict what will happen to crypto prices based on their fundamentals. Stock markets have plenty of mechanisms to do this: price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, dividend yields, etc. Crypto markets, on the other hand, are very much in their infancy and so are the [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

Will the centre hold?

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; The best art always retains modern relevance. And so it proves with this excerpt from an Irishman. One of the main benefits of using a public blockchain is that no one entity controls the system. [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

Should we Coco?

Blockchain is definitely the new hotness in the software industry and a number of the big players are getting in on the action. Microsoft announced a new product last year that works with Ethereum and other distributed application blockchains: the Coco framework. They still haven’t released anything more than a white paper, despite promising a [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments

Food-borne illness: a multi-million dollar drain on the food industry

With the demand for food growing rapidly worldwide, the need for certainty around how food products are handled and where they come from is becoming increasingly important. Supply chains are more complex and far reaching than ever before and involve a larger number of players between the time a food product rolls off the production [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|Opinion|0 Comments
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