4b: Decentralized Finance (DeFi) – Cryptocurrencies

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“If you don’t believe it or don’t get it, I don’t have the time to try to convince you, sorry.” – Satoshi Nakamoto We continue our journey into Decentralized Finance (DeFi) with the discussion around Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains. In the past several posts, I have provided background on the various aspects of the Web 3.0 […]

Part 4a: Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

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DeFi boom is very near equivalent of an apocalyptic event for the traditional financial institutions. – Mohith Agadi We have reviewed the overall landscape of Web 3.0 in Part 1, reviewed the Web 3.0 applications in Part 2 and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations in Part 3 We will focus on Decentralized Finance (DeFi) in this post.   Web 3.0 applications – Community […]

Part 3: Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs)

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DAO is an entity that lives on a network and exists independently, but also relies heavily on the human person to perform certain tasks that it cannot. – Vitalik Buterin Let’s continue to explore further in our journey. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 before reading this post. Web 3.0 applications – Community managed […]

Part 2: Web 3.0 Applications

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Web 3 is an internet owned by users and builders orchestrated with tokens. – Chris Dixon In continuation of my previous post on Web 3.0, we will continue to explore the landscape. These are the components and let’s explore one at a time. Web 3.0 applications – Community managed applications Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) – […]

Part 1: Web 3.0, What Is It And Why It Matters!

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“We believe that the next wave of computing innovation – along with entirely new sectors of the economy – will be built on decentralized technology. -Andersson Horowitz (a16z)” These jargons Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 are coined later not when the event happens. If you ask anyone in 1991 they wouldn’t know it […]

Weekly Roundup Of Tech News – 05/23/2021

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Healthcare: Telephones not computers played key role in pandemic TeleHealth  What: According to Axios KFF survey reported that more than half of Medicare beneficiaries utilized telephone for their Telehealth visits. How:  More than 56% of beneficiaries used telephone for the Telehealth. It was very high among hispanics (61%), rural (65%) compared to only 28% of […]

Weekly Roundup of Tech News – 5/16/2021

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Programming Languages: Python founder wants to improve its performance What: Python founder, Guido von Rossum, wants to make Python work faster similar to its counterparts like C++. How: Microsoft hired Guido von Rossum after he retired and allowed him to pursue whatever he wanted. He focused on improving the performance for Python with other developers hired […]

Weekly Roundup Of Tech News – 5/9/2021

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Software Development: US Supreme Court Rules on Key Software Development Practice What: Supreme Court ruled in favor of Google about its usage of Java SE compatible programming interface for Android Development as “Fair Use” in a case filed by Oracle. How: Even though Google used about four-tenths of a percentage of Java Code, and that […]

Opportunities in Healthcare post COVID-19

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Recently, I had the opportunity  speak at a  webinar on Post-COVID-19 Global Job Opportunities in Healthcare to final year Engineering students in India. I shared the following highlights which may be relevant to everyone in the Healthcare technology industry. The following are the broad sectors within healthcare. Specifically the tools/technologies in this space are listed […]

Review of COVID-19 Data

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Data will talk to you if you are willing to Listen. – Jim Bergeson Data is not mere numbers but can showcase powerful information. Here is the iconic Johns Hopkins Covid-19 dashboard . I appreciate the information provided by Johns Hopkins and it is great that such a level of transparency is provided. However, I […]