Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum

An alliance of about 30 companies, including Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase, has plans to standardize data gathering and tracking with software that is seen as harder to hack.
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Two Groups Scuffle Amid Art Inside a Minneapolis Museum

  • A clash between I.W.W. protesters and an alt-right group began in front of the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Saturday and ended up in a gallery of 18th-century art.
  • But officials at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, that city’s grand encyclopedic museum, probably didn’t bargain on a version of democracy as messy as the one they got on Saturday, when a protest turned violent and made its way into the galleries, with fists and feet flying near artworks.
  • Kaywin Feldman, the museum’s director, said security camera footage showed two or three men apparently engaging in an argument with the protesters.
  • Also on Tuesday, a group called the Twin Cities General Defense Committee of the I.W.W. posted its own account of the incident online, saying that it had shown up at the museum to disrupt plans for what it called a fascist, white-nationalist rally.
  • But Ms. Feldman said no such symbols were visible in the security footage, and she did not have any information from the museum’s security guards about what the men had been yelling.

Francis Henry Taylor, a director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the 1940s and ’50s, described the museum as no less than “the midwife of democracy.”
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PwC: Five Global Shifts Reshaping the World

8 disruptive #tech at #WMC17  
1 #AI
2 #IoT
3 #blockchain
4 drones
5 robots
6 AR
7 VR
8 3D

  • The five global megatrends are:

    To learn more about the impact of these five global megatrends, Ray Wang, bestselling author, futurist and CEO/Founder of Constellation Research, and I invited Mike Quindazzi, managing director at PwC, to our weekly business, innovation and leadership show DisrupTV.

  • Quindazzi’s research and consultancy focus areas include identification and growth of competitive advantage through global expansion, accelerating digital technologies, improving customer experience (CX), transforming organizations, or implementing complex systems.
  • Quindazzi describes history of the first, second and third industrial revolutions and its impact on shifting demographics, new technologies, growing economics, population shifts, changing workforce dynamics, the information age, lean production and the digital age.
  • Quindazzi also spoke about business disruption with new emerging and essential technologies including artificial intelligence and smarter applications.
  • He also shared key demographic shifts with number of college graduates and population age – for the first time ever, there are more people at 65 years or older than 5 years old or younger – will dramatically change in the near future.

According to PwC, there are five global shifts reshaping the world and their implications for organizations, industries and wider society will be signifi…
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Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum

An alliance of about 30 companies, including Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase, has plans to standardize data gathering and tracking with software that is seen as harder to hack.
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Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum

An alliance of about 30 companies, including Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase, has plans to standardize data gathering and tracking with software that is seen as harder to hack.
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