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Facebook's Libra Requires Too Much Trust

Posted 19 June 2019

 “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” So said Ernest Hemingway. 

The question is, how much trust should we invest, for how long, before we decide we’d do better to invest our trust elsewhere?

Facebook has just announced plans to launch a new blockchain-based digital currency networked called Libra.

Facebook will be asking many of its users to invest their trust in its ability to provide a stable alternative to traditional currencies -... Click for more

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While Nehemiah was rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem, the work was constantly threatened with attack. Enemies surround the city. They were dismayed and angered by the fact that someone had come to defend the interests of Israel and take up her cause. Great leaders are always proven under fire, and so it was with Nehemiah. Even at the points of greatest threat, he refused to take... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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