Blockchain society: trustless, cryptographic, ledger-based

Blockchain society: trustless, cryptographic, ledger-based

A fundamental proposition of the blockchain economy and Web 3.0, is to eliminate, as much as possible, the need to trust counterparties and intermediaries. Is it actually possible to eliminate the need for trust, in fact a fundamental mechanism in human interactions?...
Net-Zero vs. Net-Impact

Net-Zero vs. Net-Impact

Is a company with large CO2 emissions worse than a company with net-zero emissions? Not necessarily. “Net-Zero” vs. “Net-Impact” Net-zero means that one emits CO2, but an equal amount of CO2 is removed from the atmosphere. A typical example would be emitting CO2 from...
Will crypto really change our system?

Will crypto really change our system?

Is the crypto transition dead or just temporarily taking a break? These are usually useful times to reflect with a long-term orientation. Apart from the widespread and not unreasonable idea that Bitcoin can be seen as a digital form of gold, a long-term storage of...
Dining and investing – any difference?

Dining and investing – any difference?

You could say that when more restaurants pop up in a city, the easier it is, at some point, to find reasonably priced restaurants that offer good food and service – good on an absolute basis. The amount of competition does not reduce the chances that a new...
Jorginho, Kane, decisions and risk

Jorginho, Kane, decisions and risk

Even if we never shot a penalty in a Euro-cup final, we can try to imagine how tough it must be psychologically. Jorginho against Spain may have given us the illusion that it is easy – this impression was then reversed in the final against England. Good for Italy how...