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If you’d had to pick ONE buzzword for 2018, it would be Blockchain. Yet, many are still confused with the concept of an open ledger system and how would this work in the future. We speak to two blockchain enthusiasts on this all works.
Tim shares his insights on the sell-off sparked by Trump’s trade war bluster, his outlook on Facebook and escalating concerns that globalisation would be hurt by worsening China-US relations. He also discusses America's growth outlook in the face of the Fed's steepening rate policy, and how new Chair Jerome Powell might (or might not) differ from his predecessors.
Data companies are using sophisticated psychological techniques to manipulate and nudge our behaviour. #DeleteFacebook is no solution. We need to completely change the business model of online companies if we want to safeguard our personal information, thinks Matt.
On today's show the geeks talk about how an Uber self-driving car killed a pedestrian in Arizona, and how child abuse imagery has been found within bitcoin's blockchain. Also, King Of The Crowd for this week goes to the Light Phone 2. 0:23 - Self-Driving Uber Kills Arizona Woman In First Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian 9:40 - Light Phone 2 14:01 - Child Abuse Imagery Found Within Bitcoin's Blockchain