Monthly Archives: October 2017

23 OctAre jobs in banking disappearing for ever? Stuff worth knowing from The Bankers’ Plumber

The robots are coming; banking jobs will be wiped out! That would be the simple conclusion from recent headlines. See: ex Citi CEO Pandit, Cryan at DB, Ermotti at UBS. This week’s post is a more nuanced analysis of what is going on. It is inspired by two things: firstly, a wonderful presentation by Michael […]

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02 Oct4 thoughts on Smart Contracts. Stuff worth knowing from The Bankers’ Plumber

“Smart contracts” are another “in” term used in the same space as Blockchain and DLT. What are they? The theory has it that the Blockchain enables the terms of an agreement between two parties to be so well captured and enshrined in an electronic agreement, that over the lifecycle of the instrument, all the things […]

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