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The Future of Stuff - cover

The Future of Stuff

Vinay Gupta

Publisher: Unbound

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Vinay Gupta is CEO of Mattereum ('the world's weirdest and most daring start-up' – TechCrunch), a company that uses blockchain technology to authenticate, index and catalogue property.He has a background in innovative design, most notably the 'hexayurt', an affordable, easy-to-build temporary shelter for refugee camps and disaster relief.The first set of FUTURES also includes Frankie Boyle on the future of British politics, Bidisha on the future of serious art, Grace Campbell on the future of men and Mia Levitin on the future of seduction.For fans of the Do Books and the Penguin Great Ideas series.

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