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Richard MacManus
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Founder of Blocksplain.com, a blog about #blockchain and #cryptocurrency.
Founder of Blocksplain.com, a blog about #blockchain and #cryptocurrency.

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I'm pleased to announce Blocksplain, a new blog dedicated to profiling #blockchain and #cryptocurrency startups. Let me know what you think!
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In my column this week, I look into the latest claims that technology is "re-wiring" our kids' brains. #education #digitallearning #socialmedia
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In this week's column, I argue #socialmedia is failing to deal with #freespeech advocates who are using the economics of popularity to profit from hate speech.
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In my latest Newsroom column, I look at the new 43.8 Tbps Hawaiki Cable. It's just our second undersea internet cable directly connecting us to the US. Hawaiki founder Remi Galasso says the cable could enable NZ to "become a champion in the cloud business."
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In this week's Newsroom column I examine the latest remedies & snake oils for social media illness. #socialmedia
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My column this week looks at the state of online shopping (what used to be called e-commerce). TLDR: local retailers are more than holding their own. Features expert comment from Mighty Ape and Marketview.
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In this week's Newsroom column, I assess whether we'll have a cashless society within 10 years, as MYOB recently claimed. If we do go cashless, I argue that #crypto will have to be involved - despite the current skepticism of central banks around the world.
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My column this week: there are real bias and #privacy dangers that shouldn’t be ignored as facial analysis software becomes more widespread in our society.
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This week's column looks at #agritech, which NZ is a global leader in. I particularly enjoyed the "fitbit for cows" product created by this young kiwi entrepreneur.
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In this week's column, I talk to an entrepreneur, a VC & an anonymous China expert to assess how #startups should target the massive #China market more. Relevant for entrepreneurs & investors all around the world...
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