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Exploring Digital Frontiers: A Comprehensive Dialogue with Prof. Paolo Tasca on Dinis Guarda’s Podcast

In a world rapidly pivoting to digital technologies and decentralized systems, Prof. Paolo Tasca stands out as a luminary, illuminating the path with his extensive knowledge in digital economics and blockchain technologies. His recent appearance on a podcast hosted by Dinis Guarda provided a profound exploration into blockchain's evolution, its interdisciplinary integrations, and its future trajectory. Prof. Tasca is a foundational figure in the blockchain domain, having founded the Distributed Ledger Technology Science Foundation (DLT Science Foundation) and the University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT).

In this dialogue, Prof. Tasca delved into his professional journey, elucidating how his career evolved and intersected with the world of blockchain and digital currencies. His experiences provide valuable insights into the dynamism and possibilities within the digital economics domain.

Genesis of UCL CBT:

Prof. Tasca shared the inspiring story behind the establishment of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, highlighting its growth and evolution into one of the world’s largest research centers dedicated to blockchain technologies.

Collaboration with Central Banks and DLT Science Foundation:

His experiences working with central banks and leading the DLT Science Foundation shed light on the interaction between traditional financial structures and emerging decentralised technologies. His contributions to the foundation emphasise the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in advancing blockchain technologies.

Academic and Research Work:

Prof. Tasca discussed his extensive academic and research work, offering a glimpse into his ongoing endeavors to understand and shape the blockchain and digital economics landscape.

BigData in Crypto Community & Integration with AI:

The conversation moved into intriguing territories as Prof. Tasca explored the role of BigData within the crypto community and discussed the future of blockchain, particularly its integration with Artificial Intelligence, revealing a horizon brimming with innovations.

Diverse Contributions:

Prof. Paolo Tasca’s diverse contributions range from publishing best-seller books like "Enabling the Internet of Value,” “Blockchain Economics: Implications of Distributed Ledger Technology,” and "Banking Beyond Banks and Money,” to advising esteemed organisations including the EU Parliament and the United Nations. His thoughts have also graced publications like the New York Times, and he continues to contribute to various scientific journals, enriching the global discourse on blockchain and digital technologies.



This enlightening conversation between Prof. Paolo Tasca and Dinis Guarda unraveled the multifaceted world of blockchain, offering viewers a wealth of knowledge and insights. For those fascinated by the convergence of blockchain, digital economics, and AI, this dialogue serves as a rich repository of information and reflections from one of the leading figures in the field. Prof. Tasca’s continuous endeavours in research, education, and innovation are pivotal in steering the direction of blockchain technologies and digital economics towards a future full of possibilities.

About the Host:

Dinis Guarda is an author, academic, influencer, serial entrepreneur, and leader in 4IR, AI, Fintech, digital transformation, and Blockchain. With over two decades of experience in international business, C level positions, and digital transformation, Dinis has worked with new tech, cryptocurrencies, drive ICOs, regulation, compliance, legal international processes, and has created a bank, and been involved in the setup of a licensed investment fund.

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The views expressed in the podcast are for informational purposes only and are not intended as financial, investment, or any form of advice. Always conduct your own research or consult with a professional before making any decisions.

About the Author
The DLT Science Foundation (DSF) is a global public benefit entity committed to funding and supporting impact initiatives involving and using DLT.