blockchain

Deloitte’s 2019 blockchain survey

2019 had been a very interesting year for blockchain. After recovering from a bubble, we saw the rise in popularity of enterprise blockchain. With 2020 now ahead of us, let’s reflect on 2019’s blockchain landscape by commenting on Deloitte’s excellent survey. Link to survey: https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/topics/understanding-blockchain-potential/global-blockchain-survey.html

bitcoin and crypto

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Litigation

This week’s article is provided by the law firm Hogan Injury. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining more attention as days pass. Aside from the advantages that cryptocurrencies have like anonymity and easy international transactions, people are enticed by the fact that it can become a good investment. Apart from trading bitcoins for cash, Read more…

The data scientist: Welcome!

My name is Stylianos (Stelios) Kampakis and I am a data scientist.

I have been academically active in the area of data science for around 5 years, and 3 years as a professional. Coming from a diverse background (that includes soft sciences such as Psychology and music studies, to a PhD in Computer Science and a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics) has given me a unique perspective in the world of data science.

Throughout my career my main drives has been scientific curiosity and the search for knowledge and objective truth. In our age, the best method by far we’ve come up with until now is data analysis. The different perspectives on the use of data (statistics, machine learning, data mining, qualitative methods, etc.) gave rise to the term “data science“.

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