Privacy Shots Fired!

Apple is back to setting the tech agenda, and this time, it's private! So, another Apple WWDC is over and done, and the rest of us can start dissecting it bit by bit, like fanboys and -girls going to town over a Star Wars or Marvel teaser trailer. And what did we learn? Sure, there … Continue reading Privacy Shots Fired!

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Show Me The Money!

Facebook is launching its own currency. Facebook, how much you are becoming a country. If Facebook was a country it would already be the most populous one in the world (2.3 billion active users - you'll find plenty of news stories out there saying it's the third largest, but those are based on 2012 numbers, … Continue reading Show Me The Money!

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

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