Seafood is one of the most-traded food commodities worldwide. But the system is broken.

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Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a major threat to ocean ecosystems worldwide. Furthermore, it is often associated with modern-day slavery as several reports have shown.

Ian Urbina has been writing for years for The New York Times about crimes offshore and “Sea Slaves”. Associated Press journalists investigated the fishing industry in Southeast Asia. Their reporting “Seafood from Slaves” freed more than 2,000 slaves and traced the seafood they caught to supermarkets across the U.S.

Improving Food Traceability

Blockchain technology can be used to track seafood along global supply chains — from sea to plate. …


Start building decentralized applications and dive into the technology that will be “a true agent of change”

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Being a developer is a journey of continuous learning. Getting into new languages, frameworks, and tools is quite essential for the job. Right now, many new exciting technologies like AI or IoT are emerging and gaining momentum. The question is: What should you focus on this year?

In my opinion, Blockchain is a very good choice. It will impact the internet, the economy, and society in the next years. It is rewarding on multiple levels. Within the next years, it will bring up innovative solutions with real impact and benefits for the economy and society.

“While blockchain was once classified…


Watch these videos to understand how blockchain technology will transform our world.

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How the blockchain is changing money and business, Don Tapscott

What is the blockchain? If you don’t know, you should; if you do, chances are you still need some clarification on how it actually works. Don Tapscott is here to help, demystifying this world-changing, trust-building technology which, he says, represents nothing less than the second generation of the internet and holds the potential to transform money, business, government, and society. (Source: TED)

“The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the next few decades has arrived.”, — Don Tapscott

How the blockchain will radically transform the economy, Bettina Warburg

Say hello to the decentralized economy — the blockchain is about to change everything. In this lucid explainer of…


Scientists point entrepreneurs to artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that can be used for highly effective solutions in climate protection.

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The effects of climate change are increasingly being felt. Heatwaves, storms, droughts, fires, and floods have become stronger and more frequent. The IPCC’s 2018 Special Report estimates that the world will face catastrophic consequences if global greenhouse gas emissions are not eliminated. However, year after year, global emissions continue to rise dramatically.


How to be successful and find meaning in disruptive times?

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What is it that makes humans unique? Artificial intelligence permeates all industries. Automation will profoundly change the way we work. In the next few years, there will hardly be a sector that is not affected by AI.

Many cognitive tasks that could previously only be done by humans will be performed by machines. However, this does not make humans superfluous — on the contrary.

Liberated from monotonous and repetitive tasks, humans will have more freedom to unfold themselves. Their very own ability is to think and act creatively. …


Start learning all about the key skill for the 21st century

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Imagine: How Creativity Works

Jonah Lehrer

From the New York Times best-selling author of How We Decidecomes a sparkling and revelatory look at the new science of creativity. Shattering the myth of muses, higher powers, even creative “types,” Jonah Lehrer demonstrates that creativity is not a single gift possessed by the lucky few. It’s a variety of distinct thought processes that we can all learn to use more effectively.

An Audience of One

by Srinivas Rao

The creator of the Unmistakable Creative podcast makes a counterintuitive argument: By focusing your creative work on pleasing yourself, you can increase your productivity, happiness, and (eventually, paradoxically) the size of your…

Jan van Essen

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