Will 2019 be the year when Bitcoin dies?

Back in December 2017, when its price reached close to US$20,000, Bitcoin looked like it had finally disrupted financial markets with the potential to enter the...

Is quantum computing the next big security threat?

Cybersecurity researchers and analysts  are  rightly worried that a new type of computer, based on quantum physics rather than more standard electronics, could break most modern cryptography.

Lessons from history, will bitcoin crash?

Nearly 170 years before the invention of Bitcoin, the journalist Charles Mackay noted the way whole communities could “fix their minds upon one object...

Bioplastics can be the answer to the global plastic crisis

What do your car, phone, soda bottle and shoes have in common? They’re all largely made from petroleum. This nonrenewable resource gets processed into...

Can we trust artificial intelligence?

Artificial neurons for deeply intelligent machines – this is the new artificial intelligence (AI) revolution, led by Geoffrey Hinton and his team since 2012. That year,...

How to drive corporate innovation in 2019

In the era of disruption, it’s never been more important for organizations to imagine and take bold new paths. The public and private sectors,...