Siberia Baikal Irkutsk At the Center of Everything

At the beginning of August, in the very center of the Eurasian continent, in Siberia near Lake Baikal in Irkutsk, rASiA Baikal 2019, a marathon of business events was held. There were no major international forums and conferences in this place…

Alexander Shulgin

Talking about my takeaways from Rasia Baikal in Irkutsk this August First, I realized that it was the right decision to hold an event in this region. Until now, there have only been small local events and very few of them with foreign…

REGULATION OF BLOCKCHAIN AND BITCOIN: Is an international convention setting out recommended regulation the best way forward?

Earlier in August 2019, a large cross-section of the Blockchain and Bitcoin industries gathered at the first Blockchain “rAsiA Baikal” conference in Irkutsk, Siberia. During the conference, among other key issues examined by the delegates…

Digital Heat Wave

Digitalization makes things easier! Well, we all know by now that this early assumption was playing the positive card too much. More democracy? Look what China is doing these days and see how some big data companies are treating consumer rights.…

Joachim De Vos, CEO TomorrowLab Living Tomorrow

For 25 years Living Tomorrow is a unique innovation and demonstration platform in Brussels where we showcase innovations in real life settings, and where we work together with many leading companies. We host hundreds of thousands of visitors…

Andy Zmolek

Talking about my takeaways from Irkutsk this year is not easy since there were so many overall. Let me summarize this way: Virtual reality is ideal for low-impact virtual tourism — especially when set up for groups (Wild Immersion…

Ralph Simon

My takeaway from the rASiA conference was a far better understanding of the depth and significance of Data Mining and Bitcoin activity in Siberia, as well as seeing that the cost of mining is probably lowest in the world. Also, I never realised…

Blockchain Technology & AI Arbitration: What May the Future Hold?

By Julien Rodsphon, legal intern at Billiet & Co This article attempts to determine the possible future opportunities for arbitration when it comes to blockchain technology and smart contracts. It will be divided into three parts and a…

But is it real? By Paul Camuso and William Shatner

What are you doing with the blockchain? It may sound like one of those preposterous questions asked by today’s youth, but it’s a very important question to be thinking about these days. The use of the blockchain is poised to permeate…

Is A NEW World Trade Order Being Born? By Ian Welsh

When we look at trade statistics we tend to think of trade as being between countries. While this is accurate in certain senses, the organizations who actually trade, and the organizations who shift goods between countries without trading,…