The shift Agriculture needs

Here is the definition of Agriculture in Wikipedia: “Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock.” The focus is clearly result oriented. Or to be more accurate visible result oriented: plants and livestock. And this is where we need a deep shift. For that we need to have a better understanding of…

3 videos of my Blockchain keynotes

At April Insurance, a keynote, in french, introducing Blockchain and impacts on businesses: At the European Blockchain Observatory, I gave a keynote about Blockchain and AI convergence: At the BlendWebMix 2018, I gave a keynote, in french, introducing the impact on decentralized technologies on socities:

AI and Blockchain convergence at The European Blockchain Observatory

End of Mars 2019, I have been invited at the European Blockchain Observatory, to give a keynote about Blockchain and AI convergence. I shared key observations on defining those two topics and how they could benefit to each other. I also underlined the importance of mixing technologies, like blockchain, Trusted Execution Environments and onchain/offchain protocoles…

Machine-To-Machine Economy, Blockchain and smart cities

Beginning of 2019, UK government announced financing micro robot research to assist underground piping work. The goals are to decrease risks for human labor and to increase the efficiency of those types of infrastructure based projects. So when micro robotics and AI will allow micro robots to operate underground, uses cases will be endless. Those…

Keynote at Changsha 2018 International Blockchain Conference

End of November 2018, I have been invited at the China Computing Federation Blockchain conference, to speak during the conference. I shared key observations on blockchain trends in the US and Europe and I presented forecasts for 2019. I moslt focusd in addressing scalability topics, competitors within the blockchain space and standardization. Being chairman of…

Qomut – charging infrastructure and the futur of mobility

A couple of days ago I have been asked to think about charging infrastructures (CI) for electric vehicles (EV). Below you could download the presentation I gave. The key parts are : – faster and sooner than imagined, autonomous vehicles will be part of our daily life; – CI network should anticipate this trend; -…

The main point that justifies the 21st century space race

What is the point of spending billions in space exploration programs when there is so much to deal with on earth? Poverty, inequalities, over-consumption, climate change, industrial slavery, nuclear wars prevention… The list is longer but everyone gets the point. The question sounds very legitimate. Some will answer about expanding humankind’s knowledge, or about finding…

About not splitting the buying process anymore – the Amazon case

This short article is about underlying what I think is relevant to how Amazon is looking at consumption of goods. Being in a classic shop, we choose what we want to buy, then go to the cashier to pay for it. For Amazon, the action of choosing/ordering and paying is the the same step. It…

On using soda to clean soda

Imagine you are at home drinking a glass of soda and suddenly your glass falls off. So you go to the kitchen to use the brand new sponge you have just bought. Before using it, you take a look at the instructions. It says you should wet the sponge before the first use. So you…

How much is 1?

In math, the difference is 1 in both cases. But in life, the difference is infinite. The difference between thinking of doing something (but ending up not doing it) and doing it is infinite in the sense that it creates a momentum. The most difficult part is to initiate the momentum. When you are at…