November 2018 CBT Research Newsletter

November 2018 Research Newsletter

Join us at IDEALondon on 27 November for a discussion about the ICO craze and other recent developments in the cryptocurrency market. Our panelists will present on the crypto-funds landscape, technical aspects of data manipulation and data analysis in cryptocurrency markets, and the role of cryptocurrency regulation in general. See here for further details.

Our research affiliate Andrea Baronchelli has published a new paper on the anticipation of cryptocurrency prices using machine learning. Read the paper here.

Forbes interview with Navroop Sahdev –  Following the collapse of the cryptocurrency market in June, many in the professional community have been asking big questions about what role cryptocurrencies play in society. “Cryptocurrencies can serve as a stable store of value in a world where the value of fiat money is directly dependent actions of national governments” says Navroop Sahdev. In partnership with Lawrence Wintermeyer at Forbes, she is separating the wheat from the chaff in the crypto space to uncover the real use of blockchain technology to society in a series of interviews. Read the first article here.

Academic Research Database Composition – The CBT is looking to hire a London-based student to help us develop our projects database. The role will require you to familiarise yourself with our past and current blockchain related projects, and is set to run for a period of two months. The working hours are flexible. Please see here for further details. Deadline: 23 November.

Here you can view the slides from Michèle Finck’s presentation “Blockchains and the GDPR” that was held on Thursday, 25 October.

Look out for our next newsletter toward the end of the month.