Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

  • Blockchain in the music industry is going viral like a hit song and propagates its magic from the artist to the music lover (and back).
  • Some have begun to harness blockchain technology for the music industry.
  • There is a serious lack of transparency in the music industry.
  • Like any industry that is encumbered by inefficient intermediaries, the music industry will be disrupted by new developments in technology and governance.
  • According to Benji Rogers , founder of Pledge Music

Almost 100 years later, musicians still must go through this archaic system of intermediaries developed before the advent of the internet, where the arti…
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Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?

  • Blockchain in the music industry is going viral like a hit song and propagates its magic from the artist to the music lover (and back).
  • Some have begun to harness blockchain technology for the music industry.
  • There is a serious lack of transparency in the music industry.
  • Like any industry that is encumbered by inefficient intermediaries, the music industry will be disrupted by new developments in technology and governance.
  • According to Benji Rogers , founder of Pledge Music

Almost 100 years later, musicians still must go through this archaic system of intermediaries developed before the advent of the internet, where the arti…
Continue reading “Could Blockchain Technology Help Starving Musicians?”

Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss

  • Thousands of bank branches have closed in the past decade, and Mr Jenkins expects thousands more to follow in the next 10 years Credit: Cavendish Press
  • W hile keeping up with the latest technology, banks will still be hampered by aging computer systems, he fears.
  • Ex-chief Antony Jenkins said half of bank branches – and half of banking jobs – could get the chop over the next decade Credit: STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS
  • Y et in 10 to 20 years’ time, he believes the need for banks to perform the function might no longer exist – already some investors are sidestepping banks by using websites to match borrowers and savers directly.
  • Mr Jenkins’ time in charge of Barclays, from 2012 to 2015, was dominated by his efforts to reform the bank’s culture in the wake of the Libor manipulation scandal.

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@Cryptosparks: “Core of #banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss”


New technology such as artificial intelligence and blockchain will utterly shake up the fundamental principles of banking, challenging the entire industry according to former Barclays chief Antony Jenkins.


Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss

Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss

  • Thousands of bank branches have closed in the past decade, and Mr Jenkins expects thousands more to follow in the next 10 years Credit: Cavendish Press
  • W hile keeping up with the latest technology, banks will still be hampered by aging computer systems, he fears.
  • Ex-chief Antony Jenkins said half of bank branches – and half of banking jobs – could get the chop over the next decade Credit: STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS
  • Y et in 10 to 20 years’ time, he believes the need for banks to perform the function might no longer exist – already some investors are sidestepping banks by using websites to match borrowers and savers directly.
  • Mr Jenkins’ time in charge of Barclays, from 2012 to 2015, was dominated by his efforts to reform the bank’s culture in the wake of the Libor manipulation scandal.

Read the full article, click here.


@m33mje: “Blockchain to hit core of banking – more mainstream voices…”


New technology such as artificial intelligence and blockchain will utterly shake up the fundamental principles of banking, challenging the entire industry according to former Barclays chief Antony Jenkins.


Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss

Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss

Core of banking could be destroyed by #blockchain, says Barclays former boss

  • Thousands of bank branches have closed in the past decade, and Mr Jenkins expects thousands more to follow in the next 10 years Credit: Cavendish Press
  • While keeping up with the latest technology, banks will still be hampered by aging computer systems, he fears.
  • Ex-chief Antony Jenkins said half of bank branches – and half of banking jobs – could get the chop over the next decade Credit: STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS
  • In 10 to 20 years’ time, he believes the need for banks to perform the function might no longer exist – already some investors are sidestepping banks by using websites to match borrowers and savers directly.
  • Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss

Read the full article, click here.


@bitcoinagile: “Core of banking could be destroyed by #blockchain, says Barclays former boss”


New technology such as artificial intelligence and blockchain will utterly shake up the fundamental principles of banking, challenging the entire industry according to former Barclays chief Antony Jenkins.


Core of banking could be destroyed by blockchain, says Barclays’ former boss