Showing posts from November, 2021

17th February 2022 ASN:Discussion - The Scorched Battlefield of Aesthetics and Health

17th February, 2022 11AM LA / 2PM NY / 7PM UK  Register in advance Whether discussing humans, products, companies or governments, the debate between serving acceptable perceptions or addressing sustainable health rages on. It doesn’t really matter if we’re discussing financial policy, costs of goods and services, long-term health treatments or disaster responses, we often lean heavily on how things will look. As we move deeper into the 21 st century, the need to examine the true costs is coming deeper into focus. Are we following time-accepted actions and outcomes, or are we addressing decisions and situations holistically and “in time” to devise the best solutions and outcomes? In society’s push into immediate gratification, is there any opportunity to take a breath before taking action? Should it continue being a matter of keeping up with ‘The Joneses’, or is that a remnant of a time we’ve move beyond? (Or, have we?) Data points are overflowing yet we’re full speed ahead an

20th January 2022 ASN: Discussion - Blockchain Evolution

   20th January, 2022 11AM LA / 2PM NY / 7PM UK  Register in advance While Cryptocurrencies and the dark web were the early poster children of blockchain, there is far more potential to be developed and put into action. Many progressive uses are being devised and implemented under the radar that will supply huge positive impacts on all of society. If only we can bear with the disruption… Even Blockchain’s general infrastructure is evolving at exponential speeds. Computing advances provide opportunity for practical transitions like the move from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS) [to be explained briefly during the session] that will not only provide more security for the chain, but also require less energy usage. We’ve been talking about the use of Blockchain for rights management, auditing and anonymized data control for a number of years and are finally starting to see these and more come to fruition – either public, stealth or in-between. The exciting aspect is t