Blockchain 2017, and will it rule in 2018

2018 would be the tenth birthday of what is turning out to be the most hyped technology of 2017. It was in the wreckage of the Lehman crash, and the hope of the Obama...

What 2018 will mean for Blockchain and Crypto

2018 is the year that Bitcoin and Blockchain turn ten years old. It was in the ruins of the Lehman crash and the transition to the Obama era, ten years ago, that Satoshi Nakamoto...

AI and the unsuspecting frog

There is a furious debate raging in the technology world right now. On one side of the debate are behemoths like Elon Musk and Bill Gates. “If you’re not concerned about AI safety, you...

Blockchaining Aadhar?

The Supreme Court has just passed a landmark judgement, where the Right to Privacy has been termed as a fundamental right under the Indian Constitution. In some sense, this becomes the seventh fundamental right...

Can Blockchain replace CEOs?

Uber, as it turned out, is a great business model run by a flawed chief executive. Travis Kalanick built the world’s most valuable private company ever and achieved world domination in a relatively short...

The Blockchain and the Kitty Party

The concept of blockchain is tough to understand—unless you perfectly understand a kitty party. Let us step back. Blockchain technology was the second most hyped technology in 2016, just a smidgen behind machine learning....

The Second Green Revolution

We might have read of the were savage droughts in the mid-sixties, when Indian agriculture and agricultural reserves could not keep up with our burgeoning population, leading millions to starvation. Some of us would...

The Ten Commandments of Digital Transformation

A couple of years back, Gartner made a fairly startling statement: By 2017, 20% of all market leaders will lose their number one position to a company founded after the year 2000, because of...

This Blockchain thing….

  By all counts, 2008 was a remarkable year. A coloured man became the President of the United States of America. Lehman Brothers imploded, signalling the worst financial crisis the world had ever seen....

Brick and Mortal?

“Software is eating the world” says Marc Andreessen the legendary founder of Netscape, and one of the most respected VCs and tech savants today. If you were living in India, however, you would believe...