Laurent Haug's newsletter, issue #11

Revue
 
Finally a good explanation on why block chain is better than traditional technologies for reinventing
Revue
May 19 - Issue #11

Laurent Haug

News and thoughts on society's ongoing transformation.

Finally a good explanation on why block chain is better than traditional technologies for reinventing finance, mobile ad spend going through the roof in 2016, a technology that might well bring us better ads on photos and videos apps, and speed traps hidden in cactuses. Wishing you a great week!

Finally a clear, simple article on blockchain's advantages
Wall Street, Meet Block Chain
News from the digital world
Online retailers outsell high-street merchants
Mobile Ad Market to Surpass $100 Billion Next Year
Holograms to protest Spanish gag laws
Wolfram Language Artificial Intelligence: The Image Identification Project
Applebot could be the start of an Apple search engine
Introducing Facebook Instant Articles
Call for fintech disruptors
Anthemis is recruiting its 2015 fellows, the possibility for bright young minds to embark on a one-year journey through the Anthemis Ecosystem to gain context, training, experience and mentorship while developing their own unique contribution to changing the financial services industry.
#wtf of the week
According to a report from Fox , Paradise Valley has installed a new set of license-plate readers in a number of fake cactus structures throughout the town.
Startups and tools
Tawipay [CH], the kayak.com of money transfers
Batmaid.com [CH]
Skype's real-time translator is now available for everyone to try
HotelTonight, last minute deals on great hotels
Sunrise Calendar
Introducing Meet, the fastest way to schedule a meeting
Ideas Box: A Library/Media Center ready in 20 minutes
DUFL : Changing the way the world travels.
This week's link for parents
Cool Products for Teaching Kids How to Code
Quote of the week
When Winston Churchill was asked to cut arts funding in favour of the war effort, he simply replied “then what are we fighting for?”
Ok, he actually never said that. But had he, it would have been a beautiful quote.
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