future career options

I have two children, and I often wonder how to help them choose the right careers for the world as it will be tomorrow, rather than as it is today. Throughout my research, career advice for the future has been remarkably consistent. Similar to other modern-day business thinkers, Max Tegmark, the author of a book…

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Artificial intelligence

It is hard to escape the debate about the impact of artificial intelligence on our future. Will artificial intelligence help us flourish, or will it be the cause of our destruction? AI researchers disagree on this topic passionately. Max Tegmark discusses different positions in his book Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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technology in finance, robotic process automation

I spent close to twenty years in Finance. As I mentioned in this post, I made a career change because I believed that Corporate Finance was operationally outdated, mundane, and repetitive. Time and time again, I came across areas that I thought could be automated. One of my goals was to bridge Finance and Technology…

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microsoft office products

Microsoft 95 was my first introduction to Microsoft. Since then, I have used almost every other operating system developed by the company. Professionally, I could not imagine my life without the Office products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. They are what we typically associate with Microsoft. However, Microsoft is much more than a software company that…

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