India’s Defense Minister Touts Blockchain, AI Role in Warfare

India’s defense minister believes blockchain technology is the next step in contemporary warfare. Speaking at an 80-nation plus envoy roundtable Monday before the country’s DefExpo 2020 conference this coming February, defense minister Rajnath Singh said blockchain, artificial intelligence and big data are needed for next iteration of combat, according to The Times of India. According […]

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Mahatma Gandhi Would Oppose India’s Ban on Cryptocurrency

India’s finance minister and reserve bank governor both cautioned India against embracing cryptocurrency this week. Their reasoning? It’s what authorities in other countries are telling them. But the father of modern India, Mahatma Gandhi, would oppose India’s ban on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin if he were alive today. Here are three reasons why. 1. Gandhi Envisioned […]

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