What Is Wrong With How We View Disruption?

By Alina Okun | October 4, 2020 |
disruption Clayton Christensen

Right now, it feels as if everything is being disrupted. However, even before COVID-19 became one of the most significant disruptions in generations, another wave of disruption had been taking place for several decades, emanating from Silicon Valley. While no one wanted the experience caused by COVID-19, the disruption occurring in Silicon Valley was intentional…

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What Is An Entrepreneur And How To Think About It Correctly?

By Alina Okun | October 2, 2020 |
entrepreneur and entrepreneurship

It seems that everyone is an entrepreneur these days. People who operate their own businesses and do not work for others tend to see themselves as entrepreneurs. In some cases, they might be right, but most of them are simply business owners. In his new book The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy…

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How To Innovate To Create Something New?

By Alina Okun | September 30, 2020 |
Innovate something new

We all want to be innovative. Senior leaders consistently rank innovation and developing an innovative culture as one of their top priorities. However, they also say that employees do not have the proper skills to innovate effectively. Wouldn’t it be helpful to understand how individuals and organizations can learn to innovate? In his new book…

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Will Blockchain Transform The Architecture Of The Internet?

By Alina Okun | September 28, 2020 |
internet architecture

While it was interesting to learn about the history of bitcoin and Ethereum, the big questions remain: “What is the future of the Internet?” and “What impact will blockchain have on our future?” George Gilder, in his book Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy, gives us…

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What Is The Difference Between Ethereum And Bitcoin?

By Alina Okun | September 26, 2020 |
ethereum blockchain

While the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto might be a subject of great debate, nobody is questioning the origins of Ethereum. George Gilder, in his book Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy, tells the story of how Ethereum was created. Vitalik Buterin is the founder of the…

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Do You Know The True Identity Of Satoshi Nakamoto?

By Alina Okun | September 24, 2020 |
Satoshi Nakamoto

Since October 31, 2008, when a research paper, Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, was released to the public, people have wondered about the real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto. Most had agreed that Satoshi Nakamoto was not a real name. However, someone must have written the paper – who was it? In his book Life…

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Why Google Will Not Survive In The Long Term

By Alina Okun | September 22, 2020 |
Google will not survive

It is hard to remember life before Google. Google has become such an integral part of our lives that it is almost impossible to imagine being without it. Nonetheless, that is exactly what George Gilder did in his book Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy. Not…

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Will Bitcoin Help To Regain Trust In The Financial System?

By Alina Okun | September 20, 2020 |
bitcoin blockchain

One of the topics that I find immensely interesting to follow is bitcoin and blockchain. While most people combine bitcoin and blockchain into one discussion, like I just did, these are two separate entities. In my future blog posts, I will go into a more in-depth discussion on each, but for now, I will mention…

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How Can Societies Adapt To The New Industries?

By Alina Okun | September 18, 2020 |
new industries

“Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.” H. G. Wells, A Short History of the World The previous wave of innovation and globalization lifted countries and societies out of poverty. In China alone, the number of people who no longer live in poverty is equal to double the U.S. population. This is…

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Will American Culture Lead To Success In The Robot Era?

By Alina Okun | September 16, 2020 |
robots impact on employment

Alec Ross, the author of the book The Industries of the Future, suggests that robots could spur a revolution, impacting workers in a similar manner as the agricultural, industrial, and digital revolutions did in the past. With the level of capital that has been invested in robotics, it is possible to produce breakthroughs that will…

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