I don’t often write 2 posts on the same topic in a week, but one of my Facebook friends, Victor J Lugo, just made this post, which set me to thinking:
Well, fear no more. In 190 seconds we will explain what bitcoin actually is, where the idea came from and the impact it’s having around the world. Is bitcoin the future of finance, a potential destroyer of the economy … or [Read more…]
You’ve probably read that the cryptocurrency has hit a new 45 high, with its value reaching as much as $1,286. But does it matter, or does it only serve to highlight some of the shortcomings of the currency.
Advocates of Blockchain may point out that the increase in value means that the collective worth of the currency totals as much as $16 billion. If that sounds like a lot, it’s not.
As the Financial Times pointed out at the beginning of this year: [Read more…]
Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta, has revealed his Cabinet has approved the first draft of a national strategy to promote blockchain, the technology underlying the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.
Addressing a conference organised by the Financial Affairs parliamentary committee, Muscat said that Malta will become one of the first countries in the world to embrace blockchain and that the strategy will soon be put up for public consultation.
“This is not just about Bitcoin, and I also look forward to seeing blockchain technology implemented in the Lands Registry and the national health registries. Malta can be a global trail-blazer in this regard.”
German car maker Porsche is luring founders and startups in the blockchain industry to participate in a contest as it seeks to explore blockchain solutions for the company.
Announced this month, the Porsche Innovation Contest is seeking developers and startups in the blockchain space with prize money and possible participation [Read more…]
Security experts warn that hackers often use Facebook quizzes to access your personal information.
Once again, three games will be dominating the TV for Turkey Day on Nov. 24. And as per NFL tradition, the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions will be playing.
This year’s slate for the Lions and Cowboys is important, as both games are pivotal divisional matchups that could be meaningful [Read more…]
If Boris Johnson looked downbeat on Friday, that’s because he realises that he has lost.
Perhaps many Brexiters don’t realise it yet, but they have actually lost, and it is all down to one man: David Cameron.
With one fell swoop on Friday at 9:15 am, Cameron effectively annulled the [Read more…]
I’ve posted this elsewhere so apologies if you’ve already read it, but it is possibly the most compelling argument I’ve heard for voting #Brexit and should be read by all those considering voting to remain in the up coming EU Referendum.
Readers should first understand that a Leave vote has [Read more…]
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done.
In this hilarious and insightful talk, Tim takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out [Read more…]