This report examines current distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) uses by the humanitarian sector to outline lessons for the project, policy and system levels. It offers recommendations to address the challenges that must be overcome before DLTs can be ethically, safely, appropriately and effectively scaled in...
This brochure outlines the scope of the network's portfolio, the emerging technologies it covers and the engagement opportunities for public and private bodies through the network of Global Fourth Industrial Revolution Councils.
The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network’s vision is to help...
This study examined disruptive digital technologies, investigating their potential for reshaping housing markets and reconfiguring housing policy. It provides housing policy makers and practitioners with a nuanced understanding of how technology is already restructuring housing markets and affecting housing assistance programs, as well as insights...
This research reviews different emerging digital and disruptive technologies in relation to housing. One key conclusion is that the sharing or ‘gig’ economy, with the likes of Airbnb, is already disrupting the housing sector.
Blockchain is a tool to standardise the regulatory process that serves the policy purposes better. A blockchain provides guidelines to help policymakers to respond to rapid changes in technologies, etc.
The forum is about a strategic discussion on the potential benefits and risks of...
This paper discusses the new technology known as the 'blockchain'. It aims to demystify the blockchain by explaining how it works, outlining current and potential uses, as well as noting the potential risks and challenges this technology may pose to policymakers.
Artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and blockchain are changing the way the content is produced, distributed and consumed. The impacts are not just changing the creative economy, but society as a whole. This paper presents the findings of a joint project, conducted by the World Economic...
This paper provides a brief introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain.
People are anxious about the future of the Internet. There are conflicting views around whether the Internet is a positive or a negative influence and while it becomes more and more central to our modern lives, we find that some are beginning to reject the...
This report explores four plausible adoption scenarios of blockchain technology in Australian in 2030.
This report selects three use cases to examine how blockchain systems can support new markets and business models.
Professor Yermack said that the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is presently studying whether to convert the exchange to blockchain technology. The aim is to reach a decision in 2017, with the hope of implementation by 2018. If the ASX adopts a blockchain mechanism for...