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Banking On It: How I Disrupted an Industry

BANKING ON IT is the first-hand account of one woman’s quest to rebuild Britain’s broken banking system. After a lengthy career at the top of some of Britain’s leading banks Anne Boden had become disillusioned with the status quo – the financial crash had broken trust in the whole sector but there seemed to be little [...]
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Economic and Business Intelligences

For decades, the term “business intelligence” has been used. So, what exactly does Business Intelligence mean? “Business Intelligence” refers to a combination of procedures, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data into actionable information. It’s a set of tools and services for turning data into useful intelligence and knowledge. The word “business intelligence” refers to [...]
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DeFi and the Future of Finance

During the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, our financial infrastructure failed. Govern­ments bailed out the very institutions that let the economy down. This episode spurred a serious rethink of our financial system. Does it make any sense that it takes two days to settle a stock transaction? Why do retailers, operating on razor thin margins, [...]
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Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking, Fast and Slow and the coauthor of Nudge, a revolutionary exploration of why people make bad judgments and how to make better ones–“full of novel insights, rigorous evidence, engaging writing, and practical applications” (Adam Grant). Imagine that two doctors in the same city give different diagnoses to identical [...]
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How Do You Stake Cryptocurrencies? Earning Passive Income With Crypto

While the Bitcoin network is secured by mining, many newer cryptocurrencies use an alternative consensus mechanism known as proof of stake (PoS). This involves users staking their cryptocurrency—pledging their crypto assets to the network to help the blockchain validate transactions. But staking isn’t just an altruistic act to benefit the network. In exchange for staking, [...]
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How to Use IPFS: The Backbone of Web3

IPFS is a peer-to-peer decentralized network that lets users back up files and websites by hosting them across numerous nodes.This ensures that content is resistant to censorship and centralized points of failure, such as server issues or coordinated attacks.When a website goes down, often it’s due to the failure of a centralized service, such as [...]
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What Are Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)?

Central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, are exactly what the name suggests: they’re digital versions of a state’s fiat currency. But how does that differ from money sitting in a digital bank account, being used to make cashless transactions with debit cards? Why do governments even want to have CBDCs? And which countries have launched [...]
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Stablecoins: What Are They Good For?

Stablecoins are at the heart of some of the biggest controversies in the crypto industry today—and yet more of them keep coming. On an almost weekly basis, companies and protocols keep announcing new stablecoin moves. So, what’s behind the boom? A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency intended to have a stable (or relatively stable) [...]
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What is Ethereum 2.0 and Why Does It Matter?

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is planning a major update to its network.The Ethereum 2.0 upgrade aims to address the network’s scalability and security.The first phase of the upgrade, due in 2020, will see Ethereum switch to a proof of stake consensus mechanism.It’s been a long time coming, but Ethereum 2.0 is finally [...]
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Over $1 Billion Worth of Ethereum Burned Since London Hard Fork

Over $1 Billion Worth of Ethereum Burned Since London Hard Forkpar Liam Frost, decrypt.co15 September 2021 15:10Nearly 300,000 Ethereum—worth over $1 billion at today’s prices—have been burned since the launch of the “London” upgrade, also known as EIP-1559, in early August. According to Ethereum metrics website Watch the Burn, a total of 298,000 ETH has [...]
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Soft Skills Books

Antifragile – Things That Gain from Disorder – Nassim Nicholas Taleb (EPUB)

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an ...

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Le pouvoir des habitudes

Lisa souffrait de boulimie, d’alcoolisme, de tabagisme et de surendettement. Un jour, tout aé ...

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Comprendre et pratiquer la process communication (pcm) – connaissance de soi, management et coaching

Nouvelle présentation d’un des premiers ouvrages à expliquer de façon détaillée la variété ...

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La gestion des compétences: Une démarche essentielle pour la compétitivité des entreprises

Dans un monde du travail marqué par un développement technologique très rapide et par la ...

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Blockchain Books

Introducing Blockchain Applications: Understand and Develop Blockchain Applications Through Distributed Systems

Deepen your understanding of blockchain technology and develop your own blockchain applications. This book provides a thorough review of distribution-based systems on blockchain technology, starting from the fundamental concepts that underlie it, all the way through the implementation of a blockchain network for business purposes. Author Joseph Thachil George begins by introducing you to blockchain and some ...

Essential Enterprise Blockchain Concepts and Applications

Blockchain is a technology that has attracted the attention of all types of businesses. Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has gained the most attention, but now companies are applying Blockchain technology to develop solutions improving traditional applications and securing all types of transactions. Robust and innovative, this technology is being combined with other well-known technologies including ...

Blockchain From Concept to Execution: With 10 Blockchains, 3 DLTs, 182 MCQs, 70 Diagrams & Many Sample Codes

Encyclopedia on Blockchain for beginners and experts alike Key Features ● Includes the basics of Blockchain ● Comparative study of public Blockchains (Ethereum, Hashgraph, Cardano, Algorand, Solana etc.) ● Comparison of interoperable Blockchains (Polkadot vs. Cosmos vs. Polygon). ● Comparison of private permissioned DLTs (Fabric vs. R3 Corda vs. Quorum). ● Comparison of R3 Corda ...

Tunisia hosts the 1st “Blockchain Fest”, November 29

Tunisia will host, on November 29, the first edition of the event “The Blockchain Fest”, the first North African hybrid conference on blockchain. Supported by Paxful, a fintech peer-to-peer exchange platform, this event, which will take place at the Mövenpick lac Hotel Tunis, will bring together natural and legal persons and will be dedicated to ...

Finance Books

Banking On It: How I Disrupted an Industry

BANKING ON IT is the first-hand account of one woman’s quest to rebuild Britain’s broken banking system. After a lengthy career at the top of some of Britain’s leading banks Anne Boden had become disillusioned with the status quo – the financial crash had broken trust in the whole sector but there seemed to be little ...

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DeFi and the Future of Finance

During the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, our financial infrastructure failed. Govern­ments bailed out the very institutions that let the economy down. This episode spurred a serious rethink of our financial system. Does it make any sense that it takes two days to settle a stock transaction? Why do retailers, operating on razor thin margins, ...

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