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'Layer 2' Blockchain Tech Is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

<i>Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>The</i> …

Traders With Pockets Full of Crypto Quit Wall Street

Whether cryptocurrencies and the technology that powers them will reshape the financial system remains to be seen. What’s not in doubt is their …

When You Hear Blockchain Isn't Ready For Scale, Here's What That Means

There’s an insatiable appetite for blockchain-related technology. One look back at SXSW 2018, and it would be hard to miss the 40 sessions focused on the topic — a programming note that was so loud it was mocked on Twitter by journalists and technologists alike.<p>It’s clear that business executives, …

Why It Makes Sense For Facebook to Move Into the Brave New World of Blockchain

Facebook is still reeling after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but it’s not stopping the company from making some big changes.<p>The tech behemoth …

The FBI Is in Crisis. It's Worse Than You Think

In normal times, the televisions are humming at the FBI’s 56 field offices nationwide, piping in the latest news as agents work their investigations. …

U.S. Department of Justice

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

ROUBINI: 'The Mother Of All Bubbles And Biggest Bubble in Human History Comes Down Crashing'

The cryptocurrency markets were awash in a sea of red during early trading Friday — and one economist says we are in the middle of a major crypto crash.<p>Nouriel Roubini, the chairman of Roubini Macro Associates, on Twitter described bitcoin as "The Mother Of All Bubbles." His tweet shows bitcoin's …

Cryptocurrency

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why

Here's the biggest reason people choose unfulfilling careers.<p>Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep …

Study Skills

Will blockchain transform the public sector?

Blockchain’s influence in the public sector will be mostly behind the scenes. But the technology has the potential to bring security, efficiency, and …

How exactly is blockchain supposed to change the world?

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Rowan Walrath wrote yesterday about bitcoin. She talked to Pai-Ling Yin, a professor …

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

The Weird Reason Why People Immediately Respect You (or Not), According to Science

What does your voice say about you? Follow these 3 steps, and you'll make a more authentic first impression.<p>Whether you realize it or not, your voice announces your positive or negative emotional state to the entire world. If you feel self-conscious, your listener hears that.<p>When you feel …

Elon Musk May Be the Creator of Bitcoin, a Former SpaceX Intern Theorizes

Could the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX have created the biggest cryptocurrency as well?<p>One of the key mysteries of Bitcoin -- which recently reached a jaw-dropping value of more than $9,000 -- is who exactly created the cryptocurrency. Satoshi Nakamoto is listed as the author of the original paper …

Elon Musk

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

The 7 (Dangerous) Signs That You’re Onto Something Big

“<i>I actually think that 1984 came to pass. Orwell’s writing about a totalitarian state, and that part isn’t the case. But the notion that you might</i> …

Albert Einstein

Night sweats: Louis C.K. and too many others

I had this nightmare last night.<p><i>Louis C.K. was masturbating in front of me.</i><p><i>He sells out packed crowds across the country, and is considered a …

Louis C.K.

The real reason men hate women taking selfies

There are few harmless actions that seem to infuriate guys more than young women taking selfies.<p>And it is mostly young women who have been snapping …

Album+ organizes photos with AI that runs on your phone, not in the cloud

A new iOS app called Album+ is taking advantage of the increased AI capabilities and GPUs in modern iPhones to help people better manage their photos. The app’s features are similar to those found in something like Google Photos — it also can de-duplicate photos, for example, as well as categorize …

Machine Learning

JPMORGAN: Robots could cause the 'next major correction'

Apparently too much technological advancement can be a bad thing ... at least in the early stages of a revolution.<p>That's according to JPMorgan, which says market cycles can sometimes become victims of their own progress.<p>As new ideas or techniques arise, that can create "huge volatility," which in …

Stock Markets

These 2 companies are riding the bitcoin wave and their stocks have skyrocketed by more than 1,000%

The cryptocurrency wave that appears to be sweeping Wall Street is not just benefiting bitcoin.<p>The digital currency, which has seen its price spike 600% this year, is getting a bit more respect and attention from traditional Wall Street players. Exchange groups CME and Cboe, for instance, are …

Cryptocurrency

Why bitcoin is unlike anything else, in a chart

Bitcoin’s price has risen by more than 600% this year, routinely setting new all-time highs along the way. But timing is everything: bitcoin has also dropped by double-digit percentages at times this year, in what some economists would consider a financial crisis if it happened to the value of a …

Cryptocurrency

The Way Online Shopping Disrupted Retail, Blockchain Is About To Do To Freight And Logistics

Back in the 1990s, a young entrepreneur by the name of Jeff Bezos had an idea.<p>He wanted to bring the experience of walking into a bookstore and choosing a book, digital. Bookstores, he thought, were inefficient, and was a simple enough shopping experience to replicate for a customer sitting in …

Blockchain

Facebook, WeWork and others use this startup to make swag

Swag, especially <i>good</i> swag, can be important. That’s where Swag.com comes in. The company, which launched 15 months ago, aims to be a way for companies to get quality swag to help people rep their brands.<p>“People think of swag as junk, but it shouldn’t be,” Swag co-founder Jeremy Parker told …

Mockups

Forget incubators and accelerators; Boulder County now hosting startup "studios"

Boulder Bits' mission might be to create businesses, but its main product is bad ideas. CEO and founder Jesse Lawrence spends most of his day …

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

<b>Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to?</b><p>Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts.<p>The discovery may help explain why some people can't shift persistent intrusive …

Neuroscience

The Top Reasons Startups Fail [Infographic]

Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion – 378 times their original outlay. More often than not, however, startups tend to fail brutally. According to …

Startups

Diary of an African Cryptocurrency Miner

Eugene Mutai’s Nairobi apartment is filled with the sound of money: That would be the hum of a phalanx of fans cooling the computers he’s programmed …

Ethereum's co-founder just unveiled his plan for the future of cryptocurrency

by Dom Galeon November 3, 2017 Future Society 30740<p>Solving the Scalability Problem<p>When it comes to hosting secure transactions, blockchain continues …

Cryptography

The 8 Biggest Bitcoin Players Who Could Make a Fortune Off the Cryptocurrency

It's at an all time high.<p>There are plenty of well-known critics of Bitcoin in the banking and business worlds. Recently, Jamie Dimon, chief executive …