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Petervan's Delicacies

August 27 · Issue #70 · View online
Articles/posts that for some reason created a spark in my memory. A short 5-item version every week on my blog: https://petervan.wordpress.com/ Enjoy!

Extended version of Petervan’s Delicacies

The very best
Better for Less – wardleymaps – Medium
On token liquidity – Preston Byrne
The Decentralized Web
3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths - and shows the Greeks did not develop trigonometry
Richard Florida Is Sorry
Apple, Google And Amazon: How To Understand Capitalism's Future
Estonia could offer ‘estcoins’ to e-residents – e-Residency Blog – Medium
The Real Reason Jeff Bezos Grinds Trump's Gears - Bloomberg
Toward a Deeper Vocabulary - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
Why Apple Always Wins By Copying aka MAYA. – Hacker Noon
Data and Society
Doc Searls Weblog · How the personal data extraction industry ends
The 'Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative' Internet - The Atlantic
Silicon Valley siphons our data like oil. But the deepest drilling has just begun | World news | The Guardian
Zeitgeist
Sewing Seeds of Hate: Donald Trump's Unforgivable Disgrace - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Innovation
Do More! What Amazon Teaches Us About Robots and the “Jobless Future”
How our lives will change dramatically in 20 years - by CEO of Mercedes.
Future of work
What Happened at Courage Camp — We Need Social
Here's How Long The Average Employee Lasts At Big Tech Companies
Banks like Barclays are now monitoring how often top employees sit at their desks—but that's not the problem — Quartz
What Happens When People Are Bored At Work (10+ Pics) | Bored Panda
Internet Culture
Beyond Amazon and Alibaba: what’s next for e-commerce? | FinTech Ranking
A Wild Vision Of The Future Run By Amazon And Whole Foods
Google and Walmart Partner With Eye on Amazon - The New York Times
Amazon Has Developed an AI Fashion Designer - MIT Technology Review
Serverless computing may kill Google Cloud Platform | InfoWorld
FinTech
Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment Of Disruptive Potential In Financial Services | World Economic Forum
How often does your bank refresh its apps and architecture? | BankNXT
The State of Cryptocurrency: Mid-2017 Edition – Hacker Noon
N26 now has 500,000 customers for its bank of the future | FinTech Ranking
Swift's Cross-Border Blockchain Trial Is Moving Into Its Next Phase - CoinDesk
10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Cryptocurrency Renaissance - CoinDesk
Deloitte Publishes Report on Global Fintech Hubs: A Tale of 44 Cities - Crowdfund Insider
The emergence of blockchain consortia | Deloitte University Press
Gloves come off as Ripple preps Toronto conference during Sibos
Bernanke, Berners-Lee to Headline Ripple's 'Sibos-Killer' Conference - CoinDesk
Hyperledger Architecture
Crypto 2.0 Musings - A Question Of Trust
Is Amazon About to Burst Banks? - Chris Skinner's blog
AI, Robots, Algorythms
AI’s game | ROUGH TYPE
Overcoming Bias : Can Human-Like Software Win?
Elon Musk and AI leaders call for a ban on killer robots - The Verge
heathervescent: Surviving the Cyber Apocalypse
An inside look at Ford’s $1 billion bet on Argo AI - The Verge
Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car - The New York Times
Smart Assistant Review: Living With Alexa, Google and Siri | Time.com
Isaac Asimov: The 4th Law of Robotics – InFocus Blog | Dell EMC Services
Algorithms outdo us. But we still prefer human fallibility | Rafael Behr | Opinion | The Guardian
Shelf-carrying machines waltz along effortlessly in a new logistical dance
We don't want AI that can understand us – we'd only end up arguing
Post Capitalism
Platform Coops: an infographic connecting cooperatives with the digital economy | P2P Foundation
Art related
Digital Learning in British Art Museums - DML Central
Ibrahim Jaidah unveils cap-inspired stadium for Qatar's FIFA World Cup
Blossom: A Handmade Approach to Social Robotics from Cornell and Google - IEEE Spectrum
Arching bamboo trusses are left exposed in Chiang Mai sports hall to create a "feast to the eye"
Other
Elon Musk reveals first image of SpaceX suit for Mars travellers
Why are there so many knobs in GarageBand? | The Outline
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