Blockchain and food?

Blockchain in the food industry has the ability to increase trust between suppliers and customers, by acting as “an immutable digital ledger” that tracks movement within the food industry.  Customers have criticized restaurants, including Chipotle and McDonald’s, for selling food that led to the outbreak of foodborne diseases.  There are always difficulties for a company … Continue reading Blockchain and food?

Big Business & Startups: Leveraging Accelerator Programs to Merge the Two

Large companies such as MetLife, BlackRock, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan are utilizing accelerator programs to integrate an entrepreneurial spirit and innovate the long-standing company’s traditional methods. MetLife: The insurance industry has massive size and reach, with global insurance premiums of $4.5 trillion in 2015. As I talked about in my presentation, MetLife … Continue reading Big Business & Startups: Leveraging Accelerator Programs to Merge the Two

Big-Data Policing: Is it Helping or Hurting Society?

According to Andrew Ferguson, “more than 60 American police departments use some form of “predictive policing” to guide their day-to-day operations.” Last year, Ferguson published the book The Rise of Big Data Policing which introduces the cutting edge technology that police departments around the country are beginning to implement, making their job more proactive. By compiling … Continue reading Big-Data Policing: Is it Helping or Hurting Society?