Democracy provides the framework for our modern, western world. What impact will falling trust in politicians have on the world of business? How should companies navigate political upheaval? Expert advisors can help translate the uncertainty of the future.
Saudi authorities this year issued smart IDs to a few of the 2.5 million Muslims attending the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca to test a potential new way to ease visits to the holy sites.
A hi-tech future fuelled by an entrepreneurial and technologically savvy generation underpins the vision of governments across the Middle East as they seek to reduce oil dependency and transform their economies.
Mishcon The Leap is proud to support the FT Future 25: Middle East – a list of high-growth businesses disrupting their industries in the Middle East and providing tangible innovation.
When it comes to acquiring computing skills, the Jordanian government believes in starting early.
When the Hollywood action blockbuster Black Panther opened at a brand new multiplex in Riyadh a year ago the show was a sellout.
Mishcon de Reya Managing Associate Ralph Fearnhead will be one of the key speakers at the AIDA conference in Marrakesh on 23 – 25 April.
In the first part of the article, we explored consensus protocols as a concept and provided a high-level overview of some of the jargon which is commonly associated with the field. This second part focusses on one consensus protocol ‘flavour’: proof of work. What is proof of work? ‘Proof of work’ is the name given to the
We have previously explored blockchain, cryptocurrencies, ICOs, blockchain-based smart contracts and consensus protocols which you can discover in our blog The Blockchain Consensus. This article focusses on another piece of jargon which accompanies this field and seeks to explain the difference between a public and a private blockchain. A blockchain is characterised as being either public
On a once barren stretch of desert east of Cairo, Chinese engineers recently oversaw the pouring of a five metre thick concrete base for what will be Africa’s tallest tower.
In our previous 101 articles which you can find on our Blockchain Consensus blog, we have explored blockchain, cryptocurrencies, ICOs and blockchain-based smart contracts. This article focusses on an often used but seldom understood piece of technical jargon which often accompanies this field: the consensus protocol. Because of the complexity, we’re breaking this article down into
Imagine paying people no strings attached cash, whether they have a job or not. In California, two experiments are being planned that some think could be the solution to a potentially jobless dystopian future.