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Bitland – Blockchain Technology Applied to Land Cadastres with Chris Bates (MDE185)

Minter Dialogue Episode #185 This interview is with Chris Bates, Chief Security Officer at Bitland, an NGO that uses the blockchain technology to help register the cadastre of land, with a focus on African countries — specifically Ghana — for now. In this stimulating conversation with Chris, we unpack the blockchain and bitcoin technologies, unblock…

Learn About Blockchain Through David Ring at Colu, A New Blockchain Technology Platform for Enterprises (MD184)

Minter Dialogue Episode #184 This interview is with David Ring, co-founder and VP of R&D at Colu, a blockchain technology platform for enterprises and developers providing a toolbox for building blockchain-based applications. Colu was selected as an Award-Winner for the Netexplo 2016 Forum. In this interview we look at the blockchain technology, how it is…

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Behind the Scenes with AJ Brustein at Wonolo, On-Demand Staffing App (MDE183)

Minter Dialogue Episode #183 This interview is with AJ Brustein, co-founder and CEO of Wonolo, Work Now Locally, an on-demand staffing app that connects businesses with temporary workers. AJ was previously Global Senior Brand Manager at Coca-Cola before leading the Innovation Accelerator at Coke where he created and then externalised Wonolo. An award winner at…

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Julie Legault Bringing BioTech To The Home with Amino One (MDE182)

Minter Dialogue Episode #182 This interview is with Julie Legault, a designer out of MIT Media Lab, who makes scientific and technological innovations approachable to the public. With a background in interactive art and wearable tech, Julie has created Amino One, which she refers to as a tamagotchi for synthetic biology. A tamagotchi is a…

Netexplo 2014 – Interview with Ian Fisher, Digital Journalism at New York Times

At this year’s Netexplo 2014 Forum, I had the good fortune to moderate two of the sessions on the main stage, including an interview with Ian Fisher, Assistant Managing Editor for digital operations at the New York Times. With Ian, we discussed Deepening Digital Journalism at the venerable NYT, covering topics such as Watching Syria’s War (which I…

Blue Nod: A new Twitter influence and community visualization tool at #Netexplo 2013

Aside from the feast of interesting people, fascinating material and the discovery of new technology trends from around the world that you can find at the Netexplo Forum, I came across a nifty app that brings a whole new type of discovery to a conference. It is called BlueNod.  It essentially maps and visualizes a…

Netexplo 2013 – Observing New Technology Trends And Our Changing World #netexplo

The Netexplo Forum is a magical two-day annual event that is held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.  This year's event was no exception.  Founded by Thierry Happe and Martine Bidegain, the Netexplo Observatory and Forum is a landmark event, observing new technology trends and how they affect our world.  As Stephen Crocker (one of the…