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Future of Banking & Finance — Part 1
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The CIA estimates over $90 trillion of global value is stored in cash, banknotes, money markets, and bank accounts. In 2018, a mere 8 percent (about $5 trillion) of this…

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Is our current banking system doomed? FINTECH vs TECHFIN
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When is the last time you set foot into a bank? While many of us have a love-hate relationship with our bank, where we love the people but hate the…

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50+ Future Degrees Colleges Are Not Offering Yet
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I was thoroughly intrigued when I found out the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado was offering a degree in asteroid mining. Yes, the idea of extracting water, oxygen, minerals,…

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THE DAY THE BANKING INDUSTRY DIED
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Globally, the banking industry is facing disappointing returns and sluggish growth. The global banking industry has shown many signs of renewed health. The recovery from the financial crisis is—at long…

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4 Mega-Trends for the Future of Work
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We’ve become accustomed to thinking that technological advances are eliminating jobs and tasks that require low-level professional qualifications. From automated toll booths to supermarket tills, we’re used to the erosion…

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Why It is your Conscious Choice to Impact the Future or Not
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The world becomes a more hopeful place when you ask yourself what could go right instead of always assuming you know what will go wrong to prevent the realisation of…

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How Blockchain Will Affect the Content Industry
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From its humble beginnings with bitcoin, blockchain has morphed into a technology that has the potential to affect nearly every industry from banking to online publishing. There are several ways…

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THE FUTURE OF WORK IN AFRICA : WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THERE ARE NO JOBS LEFT
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I don’t think people are realizing what’s going on right now. My niece is 2 years old and by the time she’s 25, half the jobs will be gone. Retail stores…

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MICHIO KAKU ON EARTH 2.0 : THE WORLD IN 20 YEARS
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Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was both astonished and alarmed by what he had to say. The topic at hand? Change. It seems that each day…

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AFRICA 2020: A FUTURIST PREDICTS THE FUTURE OF AFRICA BY THE YEAR 2020
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  THE PREMISE: INTELLIGENT OPTIMISM AND MY RESPONSIBILITY AS A FUTURIST IN AFRICA   There is nothing to be gained from blind optimism. But an optimistic mindset can be grounded…

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