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Canadian Music Week
Apr16

Canadian Music Week

Don and Alex Tapscott have been asked to keynote Canadian Music Week, May 2-8, in Toronto, Canada. Now in its 34th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 7 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. With the first era of recorded music, artists were beholden to the Record Labels who took most of their value. With the digital revolution, artists had so give up even more to big technology companies like Apple or big streaming companies like Spotify – not to mention seeing their art downloaded from unauthorized sites for free. This is all about to change as the Internet enters a second generation, based on blockchain technology. This father-son collaboration describe a new vision for the industry — not only an idea, but now being implemented by artists like Imogen Heap. What is the blockchain? How can artists be fed first, and what are the challenges to get there? How can progressive music industry executives join...

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Blockchain Revolution Book Tour Dates Announced
Apr14

Blockchain Revolution Book Tour Dates Announced

Book Tour Dates: Toronto: May 5 Ottawa: May 16 Montreal: May 17 New York: May 18 Vancouver: May 30 Washington, DC: May 31 Boston: June 13 Chicago: June 20 Calgary: June 21 San Francisco: June 23 To request details, please fill out the form below: Name* First Last TitleCompanyCity*Toronto - May 5Ottawa - May 16Montreal - May 17New York - May 18Vancouver - May 30Washington, DC - May 31Boston - June 13Chicago - June 20Calgary - June 21San Francisco - June...

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How Blockchain Changes the Insurance Industry
Apr06

How Blockchain Changes the Insurance Industry

Don Tapscott gave the opening talk at the Property Innovation Summit in Miami, Florida. Asked to speak on changes to the insurance industry, Tapscott offered a glimpse into the future: The property insurance industry is a candidate for big disruption by new technologies in particular blockchains, as the industry is an intermediary between customers and money. Peer to peer models of insurance are now possible. On the other hand insurance companies could use blockchains to their advantage — for example to understand the provenance of antiques, art and other insurable items. The Property Innovation Summit is widely regarded as the Property Insurance Industry’s premier thought leadership conference. Now in its tenth year, this invitation only event brings together senior property executives from the nation’s top...

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Tapscott on the Future of Cryptocurrency
Mar31

Tapscott on the Future of Cryptocurrency

Don Tapscott, Co-author of “Blockchain Revolution” joins Bloomberg TV Canada’s Pamela Ritchie to discuss the future of cryptocurrency like...

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Why Blockchain Could Revolutionize Banking
Mar31

Why Blockchain Could Revolutionize Banking

Don Tapscott joins Bloomberg TV Canada’s Pamela Ritchie to discuss the technology behind digital currency bitcoin, blockchain, and his new book “Blockchain Revolution”.

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Rethinking Learning for the Networked Age | ChangSchoolTalks 2016
Mar25

Rethinking Learning for the Networked Age | ChangSchoolTalks 2016

Don Tapscott, Canadian business executive, best-selling author and new media theorist, speaks about rethinking learning for the networked age at the sold-out ChangSchoolTalks 2016: Experiential Learning in Action event hosted at Ryerson University on February 17, 2016.

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