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Blockchain is a key emerging technology in realizing the full potential of the digital economy along with other emerging technologies and paradigms such as 5G, IoT, Cloud, AI, etc.

Blockchain is very interesting in and of itself however, because of it’s potential not only technology-wise but economics-wise.

Blockchain disrupts many economic models we have today such as shareholder capitalism in US and social-market models such as in China. Especially Public Blockchains which are open-source and hybrid or decentralized which disrupt organization models we have today with steep hierarchies to more flatter organizations and as…


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A field that is bringing alot of commotion and noise is Artificial Intelligence. But something that really fascinates me is a subset of that field known as Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) or the holy grail of Artificial Intelligence.

Many of today’s machine learning or deep learning algorithms would be classified as Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI). I believe many of these algorithms are rapidly proliferating at the back end of most technologies we currently use from ride-sharing apps to social media and to other applications. …


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It’s no surprise that technology is all encompassing and an omnipotent as a force in our lives today. Technology devices, platforms and digital media are driving digital transformation across industries and accelerating adoption of further digitization and digitalization. Many of these trends with regards to industry disruption, exponential technologies and digital transformation are being vastly accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic as well.


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America has become a corporate state owned and controlled by a handful of billionaires or the top 1%. The same phenomena is taking place around much of the world. Income inequality has always been a problem. But its gotten much worse in the last 3 decades because of major shifts in our economy and winner-take all dynamics that have been fueled by crony capitalism and especially in the last year since the Covid19 Pandemic hit and accelerated the trends in income and wealth inequality.

A few corporations, banks, CEOs, corporate directors, shareholders, and billionaires control much of the economic activity…


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The 4th Industrial Revolution is upon all of us. And the awful Coronavirus Pandemic vastly accelerated the 4th Industrial Revolution and its primary trends and drivers such as digital transformation. Many people, brands and businesses are struggling to navigate and juggle the constant demands and disruptions of this brave new world of work. However, we are only speeding up in this new world with increasingly powerful digital technologies, increasing stress, pressure and endless workloads, as well as constant risk of disruption or being put out of business or being outcompeted.

However, there are ways to alleviate some of the pressures…


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America has become a corporate state owned and controlled by a handful of billionaires or the top 1%. The same phenomena is taking place around much of the world. Income inequality has always been a problem. But its gotten much worse in the last 3 decades because of major shifts in our economy and winner-take all dynamics that have been fueled by crony capitalism and especially in the last year since the Covid19 Pandemic hit and accelerated the trends in income and wealth inequality.

A few corporations, banks, CEOs, corporate directors, shareholders, and billionaires control much of the economic activity…


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The Hi-Tech Industry and Big Tech Companies in particular have major problems with their business models which result in oppressive surveillance capitalism.

This is true for Big Tech Companies in America and in China and the effects are devastating. I have spoken about the negative externalities of the Attention Economy before and as more and more economic activity and commerce moves online our attention becomes increasingly fragmented and shortened as brands, companies, influencers and the media all want more and more of our waning attention spans. …


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Today we live in a very distracted age. There is an abundance of information coming in at all times from all websites, apps, social media networks and people in an epic war for our attention and this infodemic is overwhelming our ability to concentrate, focus, remember and do what we need to get done. And it’s happening to all of us all of the time, because we use so many connected devices and connected apps to no fault of our own.

I have spoken about the mechanics of the war on our attention before and the pervasiveness of what is…


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The Education Sector is undergoing massive disruption and transformation currently and will continue to do so not just in 2021 but moving forward this entire decade. …


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Signal is a new Protocol and Mobile Communications App that is Fully Private and Encrypted unlike its counterparts such as WhatsApp and Facebook. This is a big deal in Information Security and Data Privacy especially at this moment in time in 2021 and many tech titans such as Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey are advocating for Signal and for people to use more private protocols like these. …

Madhav Kunal

Futurist | Technologist | Web 3.0 Blogger | Connection: Madhavnotes.net | Maddykutechno.substack.com

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