Copernican Revolution

Diving into the Third Order in Simulacra From Jean Baudrillard to the first Global NFT Cryptoart Exhibition by CryptoArt.Ai in Shanghai

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 6:01pm

Feng Han - "When Nothing surfaces in signs, when Nothingness emerges at the very heart of the sign system, that is the fundamental event of art. The poetic operation is to make Nothingness rises from the power of signs - not banality or indifference towards reality but radical illusion." ---- The Conspiracy of Art, 1996, Jean Baudrillard

Key Points: 
  • The Kepler telescope has travelled in the universe for 9.6 years, discovered 2,662 planets, recorded 61 supernovas, observed 530,506 stars.
  • When Ouchhh reorganise and reconfigured the data and applied artificial intelligence to run it, they achieved this artwork.
  • The 'translation' is realised by machine learning, and presented a simulated universe trapped inside of a cube.
  • People's organism bodies are still living in the real world, but in the society consists of 'bodies', everything turned into simulacra.

Galileo Names Derek White as New Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Galileo , the API standard for card issuing and digital banking, owned and operated independently by SoFi Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFI), today announced it has named technology and innovation leader Derek White as its new chief executive officer.

Key Points: 
  • Galileo , the API standard for card issuing and digital banking, owned and operated independently by SoFi Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFI), today announced it has named technology and innovation leader Derek White as its new chief executive officer.
  • White succeeds Galileo CEO and Founder Clay Wilkes, who becomes vice chair of Galileo and remains a member of the board of directors of SoFi, Galileos parent company.
  • Following an extensive search, it became clear to me, Clay, Galileo and SoFi leadership as well as the Board that Derek is the perfect choice to lead Galileo into the future.
  • Derek will lead Galileo to use its proven solutions, technology and expertise to drive continued success and customer adoption to bring Galileo into its next chapter.

Galileo Financial Technologies Accelerates Expansion and Opens Latin America Headquarters and Innovation Center in México

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

It reinforces the company's strategic commitment and exponential growth in Latin America, as well as strong market reception for innovative payment solutions in the region.

Key Points: 
  • It reinforces the company's strategic commitment and exponential growth in Latin America, as well as strong market reception for innovative payment solutions in the region.
  • This expanded presence will enable Galileo to serve strategic markets across Latin America in-market and in-language, and co-innovate with dynamic technology firms to bring differentiated products and services to their clients.
  • Today, Galileo powers leading fintechs in Mxico, and the company is a key innovator in the growing Latin America payments tech industry.
  • "Galileo was founded with a focus on financial inclusion, and we are proud to partner with innovators to advance financial inclusion and digital transformation in Latin America.

Galileo Instant Grows Rapidly in 6 Months Since Launch

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 2:00pm

Additionally, cardholder spend has increased nearly 14x in the six months since launch.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, cardholder spend has increased nearly 14x in the six months since launch.
  • Developers at all sizes and types of organizationsincluding fintech, marketplace, e-commerce and gig-economy businessescan use Galileo Instant, leveraging the powerful Galileo Instant API to quickly create bank accounts and debit cards for their employees or customersor as a proof of concept to intrigue potential investors.
  • "When we envisioned Galileo Instant, we saw an easier and more affordable way for innovators to incorporate payments into their businesses, without needing to get into the payments business," said Galileo Instant Managing Director Cole Wilkes.
  • Galileo makes it fast and easy for many types and sizes of businesses to innovate and deliver amazing financial services user experiences to their customers through our Galileo Pro and Galileo Instant Solutions.

Galileo Financial Technologies Continues Strong Momentum With Record 2020

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 1:30pm

Galileo signed a total of 41 new enterprise partners in 2020, up from a record-setting 31 new partners in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Galileo signed a total of 41 new enterprise partners in 2020, up from a record-setting 31 new partners in 2019.
  • A testament to the continued premium service Galileo provides, the company also renewed 99% of revenue for agreements rolled over during 2020.
  • In 2020, Galileo expanded into Latin America, opening an office in Mexico City and certifying Mastercard's local Mexican domestic switch.
  • Galileo makes it fast and easy for many types and sizes of businesses to innovate and deliver amazing financial services user experiences to their customers through the Galileo Pro and Galileo Instant Solutions.

Galileo Appoints Archie Puri as Chief Product Officer

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 4:49pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Galileo , the API standard for card issuing and digital banking, has announced the appointment of Archana (Archie) Puri as chief product officer.

Key Points: 
  • SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Galileo , the API standard for card issuing and digital banking, has announced the appointment of Archana (Archie) Puri as chief product officer.
  • The former PayPal executive is responsible for developing, maintaining and executing new products in Galileo's pipeline, as well as enhancing current Galileo products and features.
  • "When I looked at recent disruptors in the space, they had one thing in common: Galileo was the engine powering their success," she said.
  • Galileo makes it fast and easy for many types and sizes of businesses to innovate and deliver amazing financial services user experiences to their customers through our Galileo Pro and Galileo Instant Solutions.

Kepler and Infectious Media Join Forces to Create Global Innovation Leader

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 9:15am

This unites two transformative firms to create an industry leader with true global reach.

Key Points: 
  • This unites two transformative firms to create an industry leader with true global reach.
  • As experts in these areas, Kepler and Infectious Media have both grown in 2020 while less technologically advanced marketing groups declined.
  • Infectious Media will retain its brand name in the immediate term and adopt the Kepler name in a staged process.
  • For more information from Kepler, contact:
    Infectious Media is a digital media specialist with offices in London and Singapore.

Galileo Appoints Seth McGuire to Accelerate Business Expansion

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

In this executive position, McGuire is responsible for expanding Galileo's business relationships and scaling marketing and business development functions for additional growth.

Key Points: 
  • In this executive position, McGuire is responsible for expanding Galileo's business relationships and scaling marketing and business development functions for additional growth.
  • Under his leadership, I'm confident Galileo will continue to accelerate our position as the leading provider of API-based solutions for fintechs and companies looking to embed payments within their business models."
  • Prior to joining Galileo, McGuire was president and COO at Backbone PLM, where he managed the company's revenue, operations and overall company performance.
  • McGuire holds an MBA from University of Virginia Darden School of Business and is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Kepler University Expands to 63 Courses and Three “Graduate Level” Programs

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

It has also launched three graduate tracks in analytics, campaign optimization, and account management.

Key Points: 
  • It has also launched three graduate tracks in analytics, campaign optimization, and account management.
  • After over eight years experience at other agencies, Ive been incredibly impressed by the depth and breadth of training that Kepler requires of its employees at all levels.
  • It sets a new, high bar for the industry, said Fred Seddon, Associate Director at Kepler.
  • Expanding beyond industry and technical courses, Kepler University recently launched milestone training to help newly promoted employees succeed at the next level.

Former Venmo GM Amit Jhawar Joins Galileo as Special Advisor

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 2:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY, July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Galileo , the global payments platform that powers world-leading fintech companies, financial institutions and investment firms, is welcoming Venmo and Braintree alumnus Amit Jhawar as a special advisor.

Key Points: 
  • SALT LAKE CITY, July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Galileo , the global payments platform that powers world-leading fintech companies, financial institutions and investment firms, is welcoming Venmo and Braintree alumnus Amit Jhawar as a special advisor.
  • Galileo CEO Clay Wilkes said, "In his role as an advisor, Amit will help Galileo scale our business and optimize our performance to maximize potential.
  • I've gotten to know Amit over the last many months, and he brings an extraordinary skill set to Galileo."
  • Most recently, Amit was GM of Venmo; he and his team grew the company from 15,000 active users in 2012 to over 52 million today.