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The Future of Everything Is Free

Lately, free stuff has gotten a bad rap. It’s not uncommon to hear people say things like, “If you’re not paying, you’re the product not the customer.” It’s clever and thought provoking, but mostly intended as a put-down to the rubes getting their social media for free. (That includes me). But maybe it’s time to rehabilitate the idea of free stuff being a good thing, because nearly everything will be free soon.

Paul Brody is EY’s global innovation leader for blockchain and a CoinDesk columnist.

I can still remember when, as a child, long-distance phone calls to family members on

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EMpower Top 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders 2020

The killing of George Floyd, and police brutality against the black community more broadly, has forced the world to no longer be a bystander to racial injustice. In fact, it has galvanised the drive to confront racism and how it permeates in all parts of life.

Now, more than ever, giving a platform and space to voices from marginalised communities, and visibility to their leaders, are fundamentally important to driving change.

The EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders lists celebrates inspirational people of colour who are not senior in their organisations but are making a significant contribution to ethnic minority … Read more

What does Florida’s future look like after COVID-19? Join our subscriber-only discussion

The novel coronavirus pandemic struck a blow to nearly every aspect of civic and business life.

As more of daily life moves from shelter at home to functioning at a safe social distance, what should we expect from healthcare, hospitality, higher education and general business?

Join our stellar panel of Florida’s Influencers, along with noted futurist Amy Webb, as we look around the corner to our changed and changing post-pandemic world.

Moderated by Miami Herald Editorial Page Editor Nancy Ancrum, this hour-long conversation at noon Friday, June 12, will be exclusive to subscribers of the Miami Herald and Bradenton Herald.

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