The stability and integrity of democratic society are too important to be relegated to inherently flawed computer systems that are vulnerable to malfunctions and malicious attacks.
With Walmart bringing blockchain technology to its grocery stores, other retailers will soon have to get on board.
Bitcoin and other digital currencies have been running wild in recent years, soaring and then plunging in value. A few stories from The Conversation's archive offer a glimpse into their world.
The Achilles' heel of law technologies: training. Only 10% of such initiatives are aimed at law students, so how should this issue be managed to win the AI race?
Bitcoin is often criticized for using up tons of energy. But its carbon footprint may not be that bad.
Tokens, the next stage in the development of blockchain technologies, can help expand blockchains' uses beyond simply exchanging money.
The strengths of blockchain technologies could help address the weaknesses of health care systems to store and secure medical records.
It is hard to predict when quantum computers will be strong and fast enough to crack the codes that keep bitcoin safe. But that day is coming.
We used the latest techniques from artificial intelligence to study how support for or opposition to a piece of fake news can spread within a social network.
Blockchains and AI could play a key role in the decentralised energy systems of the future.
Without secure records of property ownership, many poor people around the world have trouble improving their economic situations. Several countries are already trying blockchain-based land registries.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.
The fate of Bitcoin’s fate is highly unpredictable and dependent on what governments will do in the future.
The technology behind blockchain remains a mystery to many, but the it shares many common features with the popular online encyclopedia with which most web users are very familiar.
Law presumes that commercial contracts are intended to be legally binding, even where computers play a part in the bargain.
The technology underlying Bitcoin is starting to spread its wings.
A new survey reveals that firms are only slowly adapting to advances in financial technology, even as CFO optimism rises.
The evolution of cryptocurrency and how it is replacing modern cash.
Sensors that monitor everything a self-driving vehicle does can help determine who is responsible in the case of an accident – the manufacturer, the service centre or the vehicle owner.
This episode is all about bitcoin. Will it be the currency of the future? Who’s trying to capitalise on the legal loopholes of cryptocurrencies? And is it possible to make mining them more green.