Could Blockchain Stop Skynet?

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Machines are going to take over and obliterate the human race… according to some at least. But could the intersection of blockchain and AI, two of the world’s most anticipated technologies, prevent such a disaster from ever becoming reality? What’s the problem? “Eventually, I think human extinction will probably occur, and technology will likely play a part in this.” That’s the view of Shane Legg, the co-founder and lead researcher at DeepMind Technologies, an AI lab that was snapped up by Google in 2014. Legg was responding to being asked how likely it would be for either “negative” or “extremely…...

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Dr Justin Chan Dr Chan founded (DDI) and is the CEO for JCube Capital Partners. Specialized in strategy development, alternative data analytics and behavioral finance, Dr Chan also has extensive experience in investment management and financial services industries. Prior to forming JCube and DDI, Dr Chan served in the capacity of strategy development in multiple hedge funds, fintech companies, and also served as a senior quantitative strategist at GMO. A published author at professional journals in finance, Dr. Chan holds a Ph.D. degree in finance from UCLA.