Most interesting new technologies09 Jul 2015
These are some of the software ideas I’ve been most excited about recently.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies
- Creating the Fifth Layer: Entire new ecosystems where currencies can be transfered instantly, transparently & automatically at massive scales.
- Has already had an huge impact on e-commerce, remittances, black markets, charities.
- Lots of exciting new experiments like NameCoin, Gilded, CounterParty, Steller, Chronicled.
Virtual / Augmented reality
- Enormous impact on day-to-day life.
- Technology finally seems to be on the verge of going mainstream: Oculus, HoloLens, Cardboard from Facebook, Microsoft, and Google, plus exciting new players like MagicLeap and AltspaceVR.
- Entire new software ecosystem to build out. Following in the footsteps of the transitions from mainframes to PCs to mobile.