The man that won the Nobel prize in economics for contract theory shares his thoughts on smart contracts

Oliver Hart won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2016 for his work in contract theory, the study of how contracts and incentives influence decision-making and business relationships. Hart sat down with Business Insider’s Sara Silverstein at UBS’s Nobel Perspectives Live event in Brooklyn. Hart talks about the rise of blockchain-based smart contracts. He explains that smart contracts don’t solve the problems of incomplete contracts that his work is focused on. Following is a transcript of the video. Sara Silverstein: You won the Nobel Prize for your work in contract theory. Can you tell me at all about what you think about smart contracts that we’re seeing now?… Read More

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The 7 best post-credits scenes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ranked

Post-credits scenes have become synonymous with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you’re watching a MCU movie, you should know by now to stick around until the end of the credits. A lot of these scenes are quirky gags that don’t exactly offer anything to the movie’s plot or set up the next movie in the franchise. But there are some that are essential viewing. We’ve picked the seven best post-credits scenes in the MCU, from the comical dancing of Baby Groot to the shocking finale of “Avengers: Infinity War.” Of course, there are spoilers ahead. Below are the seven best post-credits scenes in the MCU, ranked: SEE ALSO: All 20… Read More

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Jude Law has a simple trick for making airplane food taste better — and he shares it with other A-listers

British chef Jason Atherton, who trained under Gordon Ramsay, says he tries to avoid eating on planes. However, he says he learned his best tip from Hollywood actor Jude Law. Law apparently always travels with a bottle of Tabasco, and covers his plane food in it. Be wary of eggs, don’t drink coffee, and stick to bottled water – the advice on what to order and what to avoid when it comes to airline food is endless. If you’re wary of what’s served in the air, you might be better off preparing your own meal to take on board — something British chef Jason Atherton, who trained under Gordon Ramsay,… Read More

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Elon Musk hit back at those mocking his contribution to cave rescue: ‘Something’s messed up if this is not a good thing’

Elon Musk sent engineers to Thailand before traveling himself and working with his engineers to build a child-sized submarine that could assist the rescue operation. Some have criticized his involvement as a PR stunt, and many joked after the submarine was deemed “not practical” by those leading the rescue mission. He later posted conversations with the dive team that confirm the submarine was desired, and he is leaving the submarine there in case it can be of use in the future. He has now commented on those criticizing him: “Something’s messed up if this is not a good thing.” Elon Musk has hit back at those who have criticized his… Read More

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