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If you have ever wondered what the minds behind the biggest hardware wallet are like, this is for you. What an amazing conversation with Ian Rogers, CXO at Ledger. We dove into their newest kid on the block, Ledger Stax. In this video we get our first hand-on with the device as it hits the paws of the early adopters.
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Recently I attended the annual EmTech Digital conference at MIT in Cambridge, MA.  The  most influential companies in AI from around the world presented to a group of 200.

The “State of AI” session at the MIT EmTech Digital conference was opened by Nathan Benaich, founder of Air Street Capital, an AI-focused investment firm. Benaich shared insights from his experience
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Did you know that if you are a holder of digital assets, you can take a loan out against those tokens?  Ledn is a company that offers this service.  I met with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo, Co-Founder and CSO  of Ledn for a dynamic conversation about how this works. 

More about the company from CoinDesk:

Cryptocurrency lending company Ledn is offering
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This company is one of the OG in the industry.  I really enjoyed this conversation with Daniel Fogg, CEO at RootstockLabs.  We met at the recent Consensus conference in Austin.  Their combination of history with Bitcoin and what they are doing to build decentralized applications by bringing Ethereum smart contracts to Bitcoin.  This will only better grow the ecosystem for
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In today’s digital age, the authenticity of online content is more critical than ever. With the rise of deepfakes, manipulated media, and synthetic content, ensuring the transparency and trustworthiness of what we see and hear online has become a paramount concern. Mounir Ibrahim, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Impact at Truepic, addressed this pressing issue in his session
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What a world we live in today.  We now have decentralized cloud computing.  This is a thing.  It will be an important means for businesses to access increasingly vital compute.  I had an amazing opportunity to chat with the founder of Akash at Consensus recently.  We dive headlong into the business and why it is a foundational change for enterprises. 
Continue Reading Tech Snippets Today – Greg Osuri – Founder at Akash with Joseph Raczynski

In the ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s easy to be swept up by utopian dreams or dystopian fears. But what does the future of AI really hold? Srinivas Narayanan, Vice President of Applied AI at OpenAI, recently shared his insights at the “From the Labs of OpenAI” session, offering a nuanced perspective on where AI is heading and
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What impact might current legislation have on digital assets? How can someone navigate through the complexities of cryptocurrency rules and regulations? This was an insightful conversation with two gurus of digital assets from CahillNXT, at the law firm Cahill. I met with Samson A. Enzer and Lewis Rinaudo Cohen at Consensus in Austin recently. They serve as Co-Chairs, Digital Assets
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The session “Creating a Safe and Thriving AI Sector” at the MIT EmTech Digital conference was led by Asu Ozdaglar, the Deputy Dean of Academics at MIT’s Schwarzman College of Computing. With the poise of a seasoned orator and the precision of a chess grandmaster, Ozdaglar dove into the labyrinth of AI development, focusing on its implications for human flourishing.
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In the midst of a historic election year, the topic of technology’s role in shaping democratic processes has never been more pertinent. At the MIT Technology Review’s EmTech conference “Elections and the Future of Misinformation” session, Nick Clegg, President of Global Affairs at Meta, provided a comprehensive look at how social media influences elections and the measures Meta is taking
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The world of artificial intelligence is brimming with innovation and complexity, but nothing quite matches the potential of liquid neural networks. At the recent “Liquid Neural Networks” session at MIT EmTech Digital Conference, Ramin Hasani, CEO of Liquid AI, offered a compelling glimpse into this cutting-edge technology and its transformative capabilities. Here’s a deep dive into what liquid neural networks
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Are you sleeping on the potential of NFTs?  Today I had a fantastic chat with Zach Burks, CEO & Founder at Mintable. As we all know now, NFTs, or non-fungible tokens are a derivative of blockchain technology.  The mania peaked in 2021 with the likes of Bored Apes and CryptoPunks, the latter is still seen as the original grail in
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The session “AI Goes to Court” at the MIT EmTech Digital conference was led by Amir Ghavi, AI, Tech Transactions & IP Partner at Fried Frank LLP. Ghavi, who represents several prominent AI companies such as Stability AI, took the stage with a lively and engaging presentation, acknowledging the challenge of discussing lawsuits before lunch. He aimed to shed light
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In the ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, decentralization is emerging as a critical paradigm shift, promising to revolutionize how we handle data, privacy, and AI capabilities. At the “Decentralized AI” session, Ramesh Raskar, Associate Professor at MIT Media Lab, provided an illuminating and thought-provoking perspective on this topic. Here’s an exploration of the concepts discussed and their potential implications for
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Today we’re venturing into Web3 gaming. Backed by a team of creatives from LucasFilm, Disney, Activision among others, we’re diving into a brand new game about to launch (in Closed Beta) called MetalCore. I spoke with Dan Nikolaides, CTO of MetalCore, which is a multiplayer combined arms shooter, and is one of the first games built on Immutable zkEVM live
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