Don Tapscott – Ted Talk Sequel, Blockchain Revolution & LEADERLESS organisations (Part I)


Dear crypto community and blockchain buddies across the globe…

WELCOME BACK to season 2 of Cryptonites, the no BS blockchain channel covering bitcoin, cryptocurrency and everything around FinTech. We are proud to present you with another TIMELESS interview starring one of the most influential living theorists about business and society: Don Tapscott.

Don Tapscott inspired millions of people through his Blockchain Ted Talk and is an expert on all topics covering digital economies and decentralized autonomous organizations. Author of fifteen widely read books on technologies and new media including: Who Knows: Safeguarding Your Privacy in a Networked World, Paradigm Shift: The New Promise of Information Technology, Wikinomics, The Digital Economy and Blockchain Revolution and was named the world鈥檚 most influential thinker by Thinkers 50.

Ladies and Gentleman, get ready to be inspired time and time again by watching this video and hearing his thoughts on: the digital world we live in, privacy as the foundation of freedom, macrowikinomics murmuration, the meaning of trust in our society, and his thoughts on Bitcoin.

So, grab your slippers, a warm cup of tea and be ready to get EDUTAINED premiering tonight at 20:00 GST at a PC near you!!!

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Some of the books he wrote:

Who Knows: Safeguarding Your Privacy in a Networked World:
Paradigm Shift: The New Promise of Information Technology:
The Digital Economy:
Blockchain Revolution:

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02:55 Quote from his TED talk: “The technology most likely to have the biggest impact on society in the next decades would be the Blockchain.”
04:00 “I came to the conclusion that we were entering a second era of the digital age”
04:51 The underlying technology of Crypto
05:17 The internet of value: money, securities, intellectual property
06:23 With data ownership and responsibility, how can blockchain transform this?
06:57 Data is the new asset class of today
08:21 Privacy is the foundation of FREEDOM
08:35 The solution is to have a self-sovereign identity in a Blockchain
09:32 Is privacy one of the most common requests from the Blockchain Research Institute?
10:06 Governments are not benevolent
10:58 Co-authored Who knows: safeguarding your identity in a networked world
12:56 The idea of murmuration
13:44 Macrowikinomics murmuration
14:38 Don’s favourite moment in Blockchain Revolution: If we can get inside Satoshi’s mind and understand the underlying principles that he or she had in solving the double spend problem and creating Bitcoin
15:29 Integrity is the foundation of TRUST and the link with Satoshi’s vision
16:52 “There is leadership, but there isn’t ONE leader, it kind of changes”
17:37 The ways in which we can all benefit from a token economy
19:58 The thing about Cryptoassets and the digitisation of assets
19:52 John Oliver on Late Night TV: “You’re gonna have trouble hacking Bitcoin…”
21:30 Natural asset tokens i.e tokenising token credits
21:57 We need to mobilise planet earth!
22:53 Zero footprint ETF’s and funds
23:41 Regulators and security: inhibiting innovation
24:31 Bitcoin is a very powerful thing


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