Author: Dounia Daniels

Blockchain and the Future of Work

Richard Horne, International Labour Organization

Blockchain has the potential to improve the functionality of labour markets and address some of the major challenges in the world of work. Blockchain is to Bitcoin what the internet is to emails, that is, Bitcoin is just one outcome made possible by the existence of Blockchain technology. But there are so many more.  Continue reading “Blockchain and the Future of Work”

The Only Job a Robot Couldn’t Do

Daniel Carter, Assistant Professor of Digital Media

About 8 percent of U.S. adults earn money by doing contract work through so-called “gig economy” employers like Uber, Favor, or Amazon Mechanical Turk, according to the Pew Research Center; if the trend continues, one-third of Americans will support themselves this way by 2027.

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Want To Build An Incredible Product? Strive For The Delta Of “Wow”

Wayne Chang, JetSmarter

When companies or first-time entrepreneurs create products, they tend to work toward an MVP: Minimum Viable Product. I have been building products for a long time. My last company, Crashlytics, was acquired by Twitter and then Google acquired it from Twitter. The product is in over 1 million apps and lives in almost 3 billion monthly active devices. Continue reading “Want To Build An Incredible Product? Strive For The Delta Of “Wow””