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Smart Contracts, and the Emergence of the Trustless Society

Would you live in a trustless society? We go our entire lives trusting people around us, often strangers who we’ve never dealt with before. But rarely do we stop to think why. In this video Futurist Chris Crespo unpacks the different ways in which trust has been outsourced from individuals to central institutions and increasingly more, over to technology. We may be moving towards a system where the need for trust enabling intermediaries like Central Banks and Governments will be replaced by computer code, but what tradeoffs would we need to make at a personal and societal level for this to come about?

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Chris Crespo
Chris Crespohttp://nordicfintechmagazine.com
Chris is a Founding Partner and Chief Editor at Nordic Fintech Magazine, where he simplifies complex financial ideas into easy-to-understand content. With nearly 20 years of experience in management consulting and financial services, including leadership roles with some of Europe's largest banks, he offers profound industry insights. Previously serving as the Chief Futurist at the largest bank in the Nordics, Chris has sharp views on the Future of Financial Services, Money, Disruption, and Ethical AI in Finance. He is also a guest lecturer at Stanford University, Singularity University and Copenhagen Business School, where he frequently discusses the future of Money, Finance, and Entrepreneurship in Financial Services. As a Behavioral Economist, Chris is passionate about studying how human behavior and decision-making relate to risk. He also delves into the connections between psychology, leadership, and technology within financial services.
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