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Insights on AI, Quantum Cryptography, Blockchain, Rust, and Python in the Technology Space of the Financial Industry

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The world is undergoing a rapid transformation, driven by cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC), Blockchain Technology, Rust, and Python.

These technologies are having a profound impact on the way we operate and deliver services to our customers. They are also changing the way we work and interact with each other.

You can find below a selection of articles that I have written over the years on these topics.

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Unlocking Gemini 1.5: Google’s AI Revolution Explained

Explore Gemini 1.5, Google’s AI breakthrough, enhancing efficiency, quality, and context understanding in the AI landscape.

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EU’s AI Act: Pioneering Ethical AI Regulation Worldwide

by Sebastien Rousseau (13 Feb 2024)

Delve into the EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act, a revolutionary framework setting global standards for ethical AI development and usage.

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Àkàndé Voice Assistant, A Personal and Executive Assistance

by Sebastien Rousseau (12 Feb 2024)

Discover how Àkàndé leverages OpenAI GPT’s natural language understanding, PDF summaries, and efficient caching to redefine personal and executive assistance.

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Revolutionising Advertising: How AI Shapes the Future

by Sebastien Rousseau (08 Feb 2024)

Explore how AI transforms advertising with insights on Amazon’s Rufus and Meta’s latest developments. Discover the impact on consumer engagement.

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AI-Powered Speech Analysis, Translation, & Insight Tool

by Sebastien Rousseau (29 Jan 2024)

Explore how Audio Analyser, transforms speech-to-text conversion, text analysis, and translations for actionable insights.

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AI Prompt Engineering 2024: Insights & Advanced Techniques

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by Sebastien Rousseau (23 Jan 2024)

Explore the 2024 advancements in AI Prompt Engineering, uncovering innovative trends and techniques revolutionising tech and finance sectors.

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Alien Studio: My Tech-to Art Journey in Photography

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by Sebastien Rousseau (15 Jan 2024)

Join me on my personal journey from Rust, AI, and Quantum Computing to redefining art and photography through Alien Studio.

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Qiskit & Quantum Fourier Transform for Credit Ratio Analysis

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by Sebastien Rousseau (08 Jan 2024)

Explore how IBM Qiskit and Quantum Fourier Transform revolutionise credit ratio analysis in finance, offering unprecedented accuracy and speed.

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AI Trends 2024: Insights and Predictions for the Future

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by Sebastien Rousseau (01 Jan 2024)

Explore the transformative AI trends of 2024, from generative AI to AI in retail, and how they’ll shape our future.

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Revolutionising Finance with AI-Enhanced Quantum Algorithms

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by Sebastien Rousseau (25 Dec 2023)

Explore the transformative role of AI in quantum algorithms for finance, with a focus on their mathematical intricacies and banking applications.

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State of AI and Quantum Computing in Banking: A 2023 Review

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by Sebastien Rousseau (18 Dec 2023)

Exploring 2023’s Technological Landscape: AI & Quantum Computing Revolutionising Banking, Rising Open-Source Models, and Evolving Regulations & Governance.

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Quantum Key Distribution Revolutionising Security in Banking

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by Sebastien Rousseau (11 Dec 2023)

As quantum computers pose a threat to traditional encryption methods, Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) emerges as a game-changer, offering unparalleled security.

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Efficient Date and Time Management with DateTime (DTT)

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by Sebastien Rousseau (04 Dec 2023)

DateTime (DTT) is a comprehensive Rust library for parsing, validating, manipulating, and formatting dates and times. It offers a high level of precision and a wide range of functionalities.

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KyberLib: A Rust-Powered Shield Against Quantum Threats

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by Sebastien Rousseau (28 Nov 2023)

A Robust and Quantum-Safe Cryptography Implementation of the CRYSTALS-Kyber Algorithm, to Protect Your Data from Quantum Threats and Cryptanalytic Attacks.

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CRYSTALS-Kyber: The Safeguarding Algorithm in a Quantum Age

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by Sebastien Rousseau (19 Nov 2023)

Discover how CRYSTALS-Kyber, a quantum-resistant cryptography algorithm, is revolutionising the world of cryptography and preparing us for the quantum era.

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Exploring Generative AI: Shaping the Future of Technology

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by Sebastien Rousseau (12 Nov 2023)

Embark on a Journey to Explore Generative AI: Investigating Its Impact, Ethical Implications, and Future Synergies.

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Mathematical and Cryptographic Constants for Rust Security

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by Sebastien Rousseau (05 Nov 2023)

Safeguard code integrity with meticulously vetted mathematical and cryptographic constants, bolstering memory and concurrency safety for enhanced code security.

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Streamlining Rust Library Development with Code Generation

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by Sebastien Rousseau (26 Oct 2023)

Boost Rust library development with LibMake: A code generator tool that enforces best practises and generates initial code, saving developers time and effort.

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Protecting Data in the Quantum Age: The Hash Library (HSH)

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by Sebastien Rousseau (16 Oct 2023)

The Hash Library (HSH) is a quantum-resistant cryptographic hash library that offers a lightweight, efficient, and easy-to-use solution for keeping your data secure.

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Shokunin, the fastest Rust-based Static Site Generator (SSG)

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by Sebastien Rousseau (9 Oct 2023)

Empowering you to create high-impact static websites with infinite possibilities, limitless scalability, and a truly unique web presence that you control.

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Automating ISO 20022 Payment Files Creation with Pain001

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by Sebastien Rousseau (29 Sep 2023)

Streamlining the creation and compliance of ISO20022 Payment Messages for cross-border payments and reporting.

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The making of the Express Transaction Credits Platform

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by Sebastien Rousseau (15 Feb 2018)

Developing a comprehensive framework for the next generation of Ethereum Request for Comment compliant tokens using the ERC-223 standard.

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Unveiling a new Cryptocurrency and Faster Payment Solution

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by Sebastien Rousseau (04 Feb 2018)

A significant chapter in the ongoing evolution of the global financial landscape, shaped by technological innovation, geopolitical shifts, sustainable finance and the future of money.

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ERC-20: The Ethereum Token Interface That Changed the World

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by Sebastien Rousseau (24 Jan 2018)

Ethereum Token Interface: Understanding ERC-20, which allows for the implementation of a standard API for tokens within smart contracts.

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Understanding the Technology behind Blockchain

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by Sebastien Rousseau (09 Jan 2018)

Building a Cryptocurrency on the Ethereum Blockchain: A Comprehensive Guide to Blockchain Development, Tokenization and Cryptocurrency Implementation.

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Blockchain explained, the technology that matters the most

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by Sebastien Rousseau (02 Jan 2018)

A story of the extraordinary journey of securing digital transactions through Private-key Cryptography and Peer-to-peer (P2P) networks.

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Bitcoin: A Year In Review of the First Cryptocurrency

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by Sebastien Rousseau (01 Jan 2018)

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System (P2P ECS) that has the potential to revolutionise the way people transact online.

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