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Microsoft and EY Launch Blockchain Tool for Copyright

Microsoft announced an ambitious plan on Tuesday to collect royalty payments for authors, software developers, and other creators using blockchain …

Blockchain

A complete beginners guide to installing a Bitcoin Full Node on Linux (2018 Edition)

How to compile a Bitcoin Full Node on a fresh installation of Kubuntu 18.04 without any Linux experience whatsoever.<p>Preface<p>I recently installed a new …

Linux

Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?

Companies can determine whether they should invest in blockchain by focusing on specific use cases and their market position.<p><b>Speculation on the value</b> …

Blockchain

natural language to sql (from examples), learning sql from examples

Disclaimer: May be has been asked before, but couldn't find something that could fit the bill. The closest I got to was Automatic SQL query …

Sql

A CFO’s guide to blockchain - Financial Times - Paid Post by Deloitte

Pay attention to sceptics and evangelists<p>Blockchain adoption is accelerating because it offers benefits other technologies cannot easily replicate. …

Blockchain

ln2sql

<b>ln2sql is a NLP tool to query a database in natural language.</b> The tool takes in input a database model and a sentence and translate the latter in a …

Databases

In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch

Talk to any three blockchain entrepreneurs, and at least one of them will pitch a way for internet users to own their own data.<p>Recent privacy …

Blockchain

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

Axios AM

fd9600a5-e29b-4cc7-9e9b-3f53cde0c003<p>1 big thing: Trump’s “great man” …

Tim Cook

EOS’s $4 billion crypto-democracy has just launched—and it’s probably going to be ruled by fat cats - MIT Technology Review

Nothing has embodied the mania around cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings quite like EOS: its developers raised an eye-popping $4 billion …

Blockchain

8 Industries That Blockchain Technology Will Transform Radically and How

Authentication and authorization have always been very crucial to digital transactions and today’s online business transactions are rapidly …

Blockchain

Oxford Profs Plan Launch of World's First Blockchain-Based, Decentralized University

A group of Oxford professors are seeking full-degree granting powers in the EU for the world’s first “blockchain university”, according to an email …

Blockchain

Securing The Pharma Supply Chain With Blockchain

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-06-11 18:41:10 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Big Data, Blockchain, Chief Supply Chain Officer, CIO, Information Security, IT, IT Security, Supply …

Blockchain

'Dungeon Defenders' Game Maker to Integrate Blockchain In Sequel

Video game publisher Trendy Entertainment is partnering with startup Signal Zero to integrate a blockchain-based rewards system with its flagship …

Blockchain

Jessica Richman Plans To Revolutionize Health Care With Citizen Science

<i>The computer industry was revolutionized by hobbyists in the 1970s. Later the “open-source” movement would change how software is written. Today, Jessica Richman is at the forefront of “citizen science” to change health care. The Stanford and Oxford grad is the cofounder and CEO of uBiome, a</i> …

Big Data

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Body Language

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dementia

The ‘perfectly optimized’ webpage

Just what is search engine optimization, anyway?<p>It’s the practice of creating a digital piece of content or web page that is Google-friendly. If a …

Public Relations

New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

The tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand, is actively looking to recruit tech experts from around the world—and they’re offering a free trip to …

Blockchain Consolidation Phase Is Imminent, Hyperledger Chief Says

By<p>Steven Norton<p>Steven Norton<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@steven_norton<p>steven.norton@wsj.com<p>Brian Behlendorf, a driving force behind the Apache web server and longtime supporter of open source software, now spends his time developing blockchain technology for the enterprise.<p>As the executive …

Blockchain

Web Scraping With Google Sheets

Web scraping and utilizing various APIs are great ways to collect data from websites and applications that can later be used in data analytics. Some …

Exercises to Strengthen the Paraspinal Muscles

Your paraspinal muscles run next to your spine to support it. You have numerous small, individual paraspinal muscles that help control movements …

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Blockchain

IBM And NGO Global Citizen Announce Contest For Blockchain Charity Platform

IBM announced a contest in partnership with NGO Global Citizen to create a blockchain platform for tracking charitable donations.American …

Bite-Sized Linux: a zine collecting awesome *nix tutorial webtoons

Julia Evans's Twitter feed is a treasure trove of her Bite-Size Linux comics that explain core concepts in Unix system use and administration in …

Microsoft Publishes Massive 948-Page PDF With Every Windows Terminal Command You Could Ever Need

Image: byrev / Pixabay<p>If you wanted an exhaustive reference for all the command line tools and utilities available in Windows, "/h" was as good as it …

Kenya is Using Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to Settle Real Estate Sales

In many countries around the world proving ownership of land through title is a complicated business that lends itself to corruption but in Kenya, a …

How IOTA’s Qubic Might Be on the Verge of Revolutionizing Finance

Lately it has become apparent that cryptocurrency is going to be a game changer for finance. Those who have done their research, will have realized …

Aerospace suppliers look to blockchain for parts tracking | Reuters

(This version of the May 2 story corrects lead to remove reference to cause of accident having been identified)<p>FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A321 in the final assembly line hangar at the Airbus U.S. manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama, September 13, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger/File Photo<p>By …