Blockchain: A Fintech Revolution

Michael Tchong

While all attention has been focused on the ups and downs of Bitcoin, it’s Bitcoin’s Blockchain innovation that has generated more excitement in financial and technology communities. “Fintech”, as financial technology is referred to in tech circles, has been on a tear lately. Global venture-capital-backed fintech companies brought in a record $16.6 billion in 2017. Blockchain is innovative because it …

Smart Cities

Michael Tchong

Smart Cities

From the earliest days of the Mesopotamians, humans have been searching for ways to improve shared spaces, usually creating a central square around which other structures were built. But no civilization has had the benefit of developing city innovation around a digital square — the backbone of the smart city trend. But first what is a smart city? A smart …