Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Parliamertary Thrones - Games of Dragonstones: UnBlockchain My Heart

“Game of Thrones” Season 7, Episode 1 Recap: Dragonstone, Sweet Dragonstone

Mary Beard’s SPQR: The Romans and the Succession Crisis of Today

“A Republic, if you can keep it.’ –Benjamin Franklin

LC Global Legal Research Center – “In recent years, parliaments around the world have enhanced their websites in order to improve access to legislative information and other parliamentary resources. Innovative features allow constituents and researchers to locate and utilize detailed information on laws and lawmaking in various ways. These include tracking tools and alerts, apps, the use of open data technology, and different search functions. In some cases, information on more than one website is provided where separate sites have been established for different chambers of the national parliament.”

Britain spends billions on flawed fighter jets The Times. So, US allies get caught up in the F-35 swindle

Is Hollywood too close to the military? Al Jazeera. Sorry, no transcript

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'Shades of Bottom of the Harbour' - Media Release

‘SHADES OF BOTTOM OF THE HARBOUR’ CPA Australia is the latest organisation to speak out on the need for reform in our director registration system. CPA Australia’s head of policy Paul Drum today told a parliamentary committee that other countries have had robust systems for detecting dodgy directors in place...
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Aussie blockchain association launches
The Blockchain Association of Australia hosts its first event this week.
Japan to trial Blockchain for government tenders
The Japanese Government will test a Blockchain system to process tenders, as a first step towards wider use of the technology in its digital services. Businesses participating in tenders will no longer have to gather and supply documents to the government. Instead, the agency issuing the tender will pull the information together electronically from other agencies.
Practical Blockchain: A Gartner Trend Insight Report
Blockchain is evolving from a digital currency infrastructure into a platform for digital transformation. This report helps CIOs understand its use, and whether the hype is true about how it can help with transaction costs, integration, technology readiness, business-model creation and efficiency.
Stock exchanges and blockchain: open positions
Make a ‘tour de table’ (in alphabetic order) around the various blockchain-related activities of stock exchanges worldwide.
The Corporate Blockchain
Hundreds of financiers, Wall Street analysts, and C-suite executives gathered in New York City this week to peer into the future of finance at the CB Insights’ Future of Fintech conference. And on Wednesday afternoon, they took a moment to ponder one of the greatest existential threats to their industry—and how they might turn it to their advantage.