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The Future of Cryptocurrencies

CNBC, Chris Giancarlo | Oct. 2, 2018
CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo discusses cryptocurrencies and his agency’s regulation of the fraud and manipulation aspects of cryptocurrency markets.

DARPA Creates the Fast Lightweight Autonomy Program

Press Release, DARPA | July 18, 2018
DARPA is developing a new class of algorithms for drones and robots for quick navigation in cluttered environments to perform tasks dangerous, including battlefield reconnaissance and hostile or dangerous urban settings. In the not too distant future, unmanned vehicles will have operational systems that require no human input after providing a general heading, distance to travel and specific items to search, according to DARPA program manager J.C. Ledé.

Gunshot Detection Technology Is Making Schools Safer

Durham Herald Sun, Ray Gronberg | July 31, 2018
Shooter Detection Systems use sensors to detect the noise of the gunshot and a laser to detect the flash of the shot, providing the location and photo of the shooter within two seconds after the gun is fired. The Shooter Detection System does for gun shootings what fire alarms do for fires. “It’s a game changer and it’s going to save lives,” according to Ed Davis, Boston’s former Police Commissioner.

The Digitization of Banking

Bloomberg News, Jiklas Magnusson | July 29, 2018
Technology has just begun impact banking, as the industry begins its digital transformation. “We think in the next five years 30% of the jobs could disappear,” said former Citi CEO Vikram Pandit. In its digitization transformation, Nordea Bank AB announced the elimination of 6,000 jobs. “These cuts are really a transformation more than anything else,” said Nordea Bank CEO . “This is really creating in my mind a future bank and these cuts are a result of that. I think this is something which you will see in the whole industry.”

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