‘Innovation Accounting’ is a loose term for the idea that organisations need new metrics to manage innovation, the dominant competitive force driving value today. After building a few government as a service platforms the only thing I’ve seen reliably produce valuable innovation is intentional and consistent experimentation. Increasingly many teams are practicing some form of … Read more
Innovation is a key driver of economic growth and social progress, and governments around the world are increasingly looking for new ways to encourage innovation and investment. One emerging tool that is gaining attention is innovation options, a financial instrument that provides a financial incentive for private sector partners to invest in new technologies or … Read more
Public blockchains operate without the need for a central authority and allow individuals to self organize and manage themselves in a more transparent, accountable, and efficient way. Transactions are executed by individuals and these are not just recorded, but also verifiable by other individuals without the need for a centralised authority, creating a transparent, tamper-proof … Read more
Global bank messaging system SWIFT has partnered with decentralized oracle network provider Chainlink to conduct experiments exploring the integration of major financial institutions with blockchains. The tests will leverage Chainlink’s technology to enable value transfer between private blockchains, between private blockchains and public blockchains like Ethereum, and between two public blockchains. By building on existing … Read more
Modern fiat currency systems are subject to criticism based on several flaws. In “The Bitcoin Standard,” Saifedean Ammous discusses several flaws of modern fiat currency systems and explores how Bitcoin addresses these perceived shortcomings. Here are some key points from the book: It’s important to note that “The Bitcoin Standard” presents a specific perspective on … Read more
As the World Economic Forum continues to pursue its DEI and ESG agenda on the worlds population it is important to understand the techniques used as defined by Orwell and how crypto, as a decentralized and cryptographic technology, can potentially offer countermeasures and alternatives to some of the concepts depicted in Orwell’s dystopian future.
In the Pacific Islands the reliability of internet connectivity is an issue for some critical use cases (e.g. video conferencing, streaming etc.). Existing enterprise solutions are out of reach for most small and medium businesses. We provide an affordable solution to create a reliable and redundant internet connection service using Starlink (unmetered), Your local telco (metered), a Raspberry Pi and Speedify.