Megatrends

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Regulation of Digital Assets

Governments are grappling with the regulatory challenge posed by digital assets, which will make global finance work better, but threaten the state monopoly on money supply.

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Cyber Security

Cybercrime is at an all-time high post-pandemic, and provides organised criminals with a low-risk, high-reward alternative to traditional crime.

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Decentralised Data Centres

While centralised cloud adoption continues to grow, 5G, IoT-enabled devices, deep learning, hacking and censorship concerns will support the rise of smaller data centres located closer to where data is needed.

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Decarbonisation

Quantum computing may one day solve humanity’s most vexing problems.
Around 25 percent of the Bitcoin already mined is theoretically vulnerable to quantum attack.

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Trust in Institutions

Trust in capitalism and liberal democracy is at a generational low – authoritarianism is rising.

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Rise of Renewables

The share of electricity generated from renewables will hit an all-time high of 30 percent in 2021.

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Decentralised Finance (DeFi)

DeFi is the future of finance.
Bitcoin and Ethereum are well positioned to underwrite DeFi, and by extension, the adoption and scaling of the decentralised internet (web3).

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Quantum Computing

Quantum computing may one day solve humanity’s most vexing problems.
Around 25 percent of the Bitcoin already mined is theoretically vulnerable to quantum attack.