[e27 Podcast] ICOs will co-exist with venture capital, says Datum CEO Roger Haenni

  • “Data is the new oil.”
  • Recall that a few weeks back, I wrote about Datum, a data marketplace that runs on the Ethereum blockchain.
  • In this podcast, I have a chat with Roger Haenni, co-founder and CEO of Datum, and he shares about privacy, artificial intelligence, ICOs and venture capital, as well as moving all the way from Switzerland to Hong Kong a decade back.
  • Also read: For Datum’s Theo Valich, universal basic income can be addressed through a data marketplace – – The takeaway: Running a blockchain company is hard work, and Roger finds joy in spending as much time with his family (3 year old kid and all) as he can.
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In this edition of the e27 podcast, we digress a bit from the usual “do not talk about work” topic “Data is the new oil.” Recall that a few weeks back, I wrote about Datum, a data marketplace that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. In this podcast, I have a chat with Roger Haenni, co-founder […] The post
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Mark Cuban: Basic income ‘the worst possible response’ to job losses from robots

  • Universal basic income (UBI) is “the worst possible response” to the unemployment likely to be caused by robots and artificial intelligence, business mogul Mark Cuban has said, putting himself in stark contrast to the growing chorus of major technology CEOs who back such a policy.
  • On Monday, the Dallas Mavericks owner tweeted his concern about job losses as a result of technology and said “we need to prepare for it.”
  • Scott Santens, a basic income advocate and writer, replied to Cuban’s initial tweet asking him whether he agrees with the idea of UBI.
  • The billionaire said it was one of the “worst possible responses.”
  • UBI is a policy in which governments pay each citizen the same amount of money regardless of whether they are working or not.

Mark Cuban’s views on basic income puts him in stark contrast to the growing chorus of major technology CEOs who back such a policy.
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