Keynote: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Smart Contracts – Technologies You Can’t Ignore
Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and smart contracts have emerged as unignorable technologies, with potentially far-reaching implications. But it is not clear exactly what they do, why you should use them, and for what applications. This session covers the essence of these technologies, focusing on what is real, what is a promise, impact on other key trends such as IoT, AI, and Quantum Computing, and why they might or might not deliver on their promises. It describes how they work for an executive audience, and provides a recipe for when to use them, along with some examples.