TED Talks is a forum for ideas, intended to be accessible to people across the world. It is more than a trending conference- it is a haven for “ideas worth spreading”. Here are 3 TED talks that look at the trending topic of blockchain, by inspiring and knowledgeable speakers.
Public Foresight Strategist, Institute for the Future
Bettina Warburg-Johnson spends most of her time incubating new startup ideas, advising Fortune 500 clients, governments and universities in developing minimum viable products, and strategizing around blockchain, artificial intelligence, industrial internet of things, and digital platforms. Bettina is also one of the first speakers selected by TED Global to talk about Blockchain Technology to the broader TED community. In this TED talk, she describes how the blockchain will eliminate the need for centralized institutions.
Global Authority on the Collaborative Economy
Rachel Botsman is the global authority on the power of collaboration and trust enabled by digital technologies to change the way we live, work, bank and consume. Botsman and the concept of collaborative consumption – coined by Botsman in her seminal book, What’s Mine Is Yours and recognized by TIME as one of the 10 Ideas That Will Change the World and by Thinkers50 as the 2015 Breakthrough Idea – continue to change the way we think about business forever.
Senior Advisor, World Economic Forum; Author
Don Tapscott is an adjunct professor of management at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and an authority on innovation, media, and the economic and social impact of technology. He has authored or co-authored 15 books. In this TED talk, Tapscott demystifies this world-changing, trust-building technology which, he says, represents nothing less than the second generation of the internet and holds the potential to transform money, business, government and society.
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