With the explosion in issuances of ICOs, and the rapid rise in value of all crypto-currencies, will US regulators stay on the sidelines for much longer? What to expect?
The Experts: David Brill and Demetrios Boutris.
Blockchain use cases are proliferating but what is working? How do we separate (and should we) between the promise of Blockchain as a technology platform and the social and political message of its early proponents?
Something is in the air and the incumbents are looking all across their business value chain for areas that can be enhanced by going Digital and Transforming! But do the Digital Natives have an inherent advantage?
The anything goes attitude in VC-backed start-ups must stop, and Boards must step up to assume their duty to employees, the public and shareholders.
Disruption is good for VC returns. But is it good for Society, Democracy and People? Are companies even allowed to consider anything but short term profitability?
The Expert: Margaret Isa Butler, Esq.
Should algorithms be regulated? Should Facebook's algorithms be reviewed by an outside body? Should we have a say in what Facebook's Terms of Service state? In essence, should we have the right to review the systemic implications of algorithms before they are released?
The Expert: Esther Dyson