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Blockchain for other people

Blockchain isn't just a technology for the rich, spoiled day traders of Bitcoin (see what I think of Bitcoin as an investment vessel here). FastCompany published their list of 17 ideas that they believe will change the world. Among a strong field, one service stood out to me: Banqu. An American based company that seeks … Continue reading Blockchain for other people

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How To Remote Work, According To Google

After two years of studying remote work, the tech giant comes out with a few recommendations. When I was at Google, I did tons of remote work. I was in an office, sure, but my boss, his boss, and my immediate team were all placed elsewhere. And a lot of the colleagues I worked with … Continue reading How To Remote Work, According To Google

Tesla Autopilot Hacked with Paper

Curses, foiled again! Like, almost literally, foiled. A group of white hat hackers recently "hacked" a Tesla's Autopilot function, and forced it to swerve into the opposite lane. And they did this using only white stickers. Essentially, the Tesla Autopilot uses camera technology to keep an eye on, among other things, the while lane markers … Continue reading Tesla Autopilot Hacked with Paper

Smartwatches: we’re not there yet

Even with the latest generation of smartwatches, we're only scratching the surface of what they should be After a bunch of research, I recently picked up the 4th generation Apple Watch. I ended up with Apple's version of a smartwatch after having tried Samsung Gear (love the bezel navigation, but the choice of apps is … Continue reading Smartwatches: we’re not there yet

Self-driving cars will force us to rethink the nature of our penal system

New technology has always challenged the status quo, but self-driving cars will force us to rethink the very nature of our penal and justice system. Self-driving cars are in many ways both right around the corner, and far into the future. The basic technology is here; the cars themselves, as well as the foundations of … Continue reading Self-driving cars will force us to rethink the nature of our penal system

Bitcoin is failing at pretty much everything it set out to be – but can still change the world

Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin. As someone who works in the digital realm, and has my fair share of dealing with the financial industry, too, Bitcoin is everywhere these days. What's new is that during the latter half of 2017, it made the leap from those industries, and the true believers, to mainstream. Suddenly, Bitcoin was something … Continue reading Bitcoin is failing at pretty much everything it set out to be – but can still change the world