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The Finanser’s Week: 25th April 2022 – 1st May 2022

This week’s main blog discussions include:

How can you oversee a system you don’t see?

I was intrigued by a post from a friend who had worked for a leading fund manager. Her boss was jailed for financial manipulation. In her words: “I witnessed the effect of regulators on an innovative mind. Prior to jail, he was a financial trailblazer in …

How can you oversee an algorithm you can’t explain?

After yesterday’s blog How can you oversee a system you don’t see?, Ricardo replied on twitter: Makes me think of : How can you oversee an algorithm you can’t explain? Facebook TikTok, Twitter YouTube algorithms are basically Blackbox operating in a context where even their …

Are cryptos actually currencies or just gambling?

It’s interesting as I found two studies over the past few days that show Dogecoin and shiba Inu coins are the most popular on the net, beating bitcoin. Both reports were analysing Google Trends for searches, not acutally buying or use of crypto. Even so, …

People who fear being tracked and traced … it’s too late

For years now there has been a discussion of having chips inside humans. I was presenting this idea twenty years ago, and often used the example of the Baja Beach Club. The idea made sense: get a club chip inserted under the skin and you …

FinTech in Russia: how has this changed since the “special military operation”?

As I posted analysis of the state of financial innovation in Ukraine the other day,  I thought it only fair to get the other side of the story: what’s happening in Russia? I have many friends in both countries. In particular Daniel Gusev, Managing Partner …

 

 

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Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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