Peter Wicher

Peter Wicher

Avid mountain biker, cook, and creative business thinker. I use my experiences as a tech executive, educator, and technologist to help leaders perceive tech's exponential growth, and its impacts.

Image of the Code of Hammurabi's points on con men, next to a chart of the SQUID coin's value during a pump-and-dump

Age-Old Scams Thrive on The Crypto Frontier
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Technology changes but people, not so much. Fraud may be the oldest and largest industry disrupted by cryptocurrency and its half-sibling, the non-fungible token (NFT).

Peter Wicher
Cryptocurrency
Ukraine-Russia Crisis: Exponential Opportunity Meets Exponential Responsibility

Ukraine-Russia Crisis: Exponential Opportunity Meets Exponential Responsibility
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Immediately sensing their ecosystems' collective will, hundreds of companies have swiftly and voluntarily severed their business ties with Russia. As a result, exponential responsibility is sprouting from exponential capability.

Peter Wicher
Ukraine-Russia Crisis
Accelerating The Journey Into The Brain

Accelerating The Journey Into The Brain
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They send and detect signals a million times smaller than those controlling your smartphone. AI software filters millions of seemingly random strains of neural chatter to discern chords of neural activity.

Peter Wicher
Neuroscience
Get Past Global Warming: The Future Needs Global Cooling

Get Past Global Warming: The Future Needs Global Cooling
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McKinsey projects that with just that additional 0.3oC rise above pre-industrial levels, 800 million more people will face severe climate extremes including heat stress, urban water shortages, flooding, and drought.

Peter Wicher
Global Warming
Essential Skills For The Jobs Of The Future

Essential Skills For The Jobs Of The Future
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The question of job skills is crucial today because automation plus the COVID-19 recession has been doubly disruptive for global workers. Tens of millions of wage earners made significant and likely permanent changes in their job roles and work environments.

Peter Wicher
Future of Work
Intelligent NFTs And Zero Marginal Cost Societies

Intelligent NFTs And Zero Marginal Cost Societies
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Regular individuals will soon be able to create and own a character that resembles an actual human and authentically converses like the natural person... Instead, they are seemingly intelligent digital beings that autonomously hold their own discussions.

Peter Wicher
NFT
NFTs’ Impact Can Reach Far Beyond Expensive Digital Art

NFTs’ Impact Can Reach Far Beyond Expensive Digital Art
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According to the NFT Report 2020, published by L’Atelier BNP Paribas and Nonfungible.com, the value of the NFT market grew by 299 percent in 2020 to top $250 million. That’s nothing: it was $208M in March 2021 alone and topped $2 billion in the first three quarters this year.

Peter Wicher
NFTs