The recent 2019 Beyond Paradigm Summit saw the social humanoid robot, named Sophia, make her first appearance in Malaysia.
According to a recent report issued by the financial and investor services company Moody, it is expected that blockchain technology will become standardized across the globe by the year 2021.
Amidst this time of Brexit turmoil, there are, thankfully, some pockets of European Commission (EC) connectivity and collaboration that we can still focus on in the UK, throughout Europe and across the rest of the world.
Smart contracts have been made possible by the development of blockchain technology, a type of distributed ledger hosted on a network of computers, so no single organisation controls it or can corrupt it.
Databases have been around for an awfully long time and while there have been a few major revolutions – such as the emergence of the relational database and the subsequent NoSQL counter-revolution – from a developer’s standpoint, database operations have stayed pretty much the same.
The future of banks and insurance companies is largely destined to move from the union between the blockchain – understood as intelligent management in reading and writing on replicated databases and as a decentralized structure, where information is validated in a mathematical manner by means of an algorithm and not out of trust towards a central body – and distributed artificial intelligence.