In the past 6 months, Yanis Varoufakis has been mentioned everywhere. Whether its rocking up at Number 10 in biker boots or posing near the Eiffel tower for Paris Match, the former finance minster of Greece is probably single handedly responsible for illuminating the world about the ongoing Greek tragedy through his unconventional methods of governance and […]Read more "Yanis Varoufakis’s first interview since his resignation"
Understanding the Divide Europe has been in the throes of a digital divide since the turn of the century. Current policies related to entrepreneurship and organizational structures were written at a time when large companies were regarded as permanent fixtures in the economy, and where workers tended to stay with one employer for many years. This […]Read more "The Fish Rots from the Head: Europe’s Digital Divide."
Last September, a video made by Nature magazine that I had also posted on my blog, went viral. The video showed our planets’ position in our galaxy which is part of a super cluster of galaxies called the Laniakea super cluster. This question of where in the universe is the Milky Way, was answered by a group of astrophysicists […]Read more "LANIAKEA: How they modeled the Immeasurable Heavens"
If you have often wondered about the threat of Artificial Intelligence, the movie Ex-Machina, does nothing to dispel you fears. Prior to movie’s release, I had the opportunity to read Prof. Nick Bostrom’s “SuperIntelligence”, which also warns about the threat of AI and forces the reader to contemplate on the effect these technologies will have on the human […]Read more "The Basic A.I. Drives – Understanding the threat of Artificial General Intelligence"
A New Definition of Life – MindMedley.Read more "A New Definition of Life – MindMedley"
This lecture was part of an introductory workshop on the subject of cryptocurrenies, held at the Grenoble Ecole de Management on the 19th of February 2015. The topic of cryptocurrenies has been frequently debated, but in recent times, increasing venture capital investment indicates that the adoption of cryptocurrenies is gaining momentum. As this subject is […]Read more "Bitcoin and the Blockchain: Financial Quagmire or Evolutionary Stampede."
From 2008 till date, no other technology has been the subject of such fervent debate. Be it Governments versus Geeks, Tech entrepreneurs versus Old money, or Students versus Professors, everyone has an opinion and something to say about cryptocurrenies. Irrespective of your opinion, the rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies cannot be ignored. Today, there are […]Read more "Block Chain 2.0: The Renaissance of Money"