Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.
The podcast is back and with an even better sound as the gang tests out proper recording equipment. First, Wei-Shen Wong joins the podcast to talk about quantum computing. After that, James and Tony look at a possible emerging trend: the combination of the investment book of record (IBOR) and blockchain technology. They then rant about the most recent episode of Game of Thrones and finish up by discussing Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor “fight”.
3:35 Wei-Shen Wong calls in from Hong Kong to discuss her feature examining quantum computing.
5:05 What differentiates quantum computing from today’s traditional high-performance computers?
7:30 Which areas of finance could QC impact over the next few years?
9:30 What security problems will this revolution pose for all firms?
12:15 What’s colder than cold? Well, quantum computing...
15:00 What’s the time horizon for quantum computing?
17:00 Wei-Shen talks about the challenges of reporting on such a complex topic.
18:15 Wei-Shen finishes up giving some recommendations for restaurants to check out in Hong Kong.
IBOR & Blockchain
21:00 IBOR IS BACK, BABY!
22:20 A recap of the IBOR space.
23:45 Why are people once again getting excited about IBOR and how does blockchain play into this space?
24:55 Blockchain is still in the proof-of-concept/theoretical stage. Is the industry moving too fast on this?
Game of Thrones & Fight Night
27:00 A Game of Thrones rant.
46:10 What not to do if you watch the Mayweather-McGregor fight at someone’s house.
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