Jack Smies

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Scraping the Web With Node.js

Before web based API's became the prominent way of sharing data between services we had web scraping. Web scraping is a technique in data extraction …

Ideology

<b>Please see updated Ethereum Classic website: http://ethereumclassic.org</b><p>Ethereum Classic is a project to keep the original censorship-resistant …

Fintech 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Below you can see another network map created with our Influencer Relationship Management software (IRM) showing the number 5 brand Innovate Finance …

LenderBot by Deloitte and Stratumn to bring insurance to the sharing economy using bitcoin’s blockchain

LenderBot is a proof-of-concept micro-insurance platform that uses the bitcoin blockchain for insuring all sorts of things. Most notably, products …

Researchers use Minecraft for AI research

Microsoft has made Project Malmo available for novice to experienced programmers on GitHub via an open-source license. It's a platform that uses the …

At $255 per active user, the social network is an expensive buy, but the tech giant is confident that access to so much personal data will soon pay off<p>As news broke of Microsoft’s $26.2bn acquisition of LinkedIn last week, one wag took to Twitter to quip: “Satya Nadella makes bold final attempt to …

Mobile Devices

Ethereum Accounts, Address and Contracts

<b>Warning:</b> <i>The compiled contract might be susceptible to ZeroFunctionSelector (very low-severity), DelegateCallReturnValue (low-severity),</i> …

Blockchain

The server that runs on Bitcoin!

Bits<p>The currency on this server are the Bits. <b>A bit is a fraction of a Bitcoin (1/1000000)</b> that you can obtain by killing monsters, trading with users …

What if Uber did health, housing and social care?

If you’ve been to a conference in the past 12 months – you’ll almost certainly have seen the slide above, or a version of it.Mentioning “disruptive …

Success story: Shashank started a healthcare start-up when he was just 20!

<b>When two youngsters decided to begin a modest venture to digitise health records ago, little did they imagine that their concept would be a much</b> …

Machines are becoming more creative than humans

Can machines be creative? Recent successes in AI have shown that machines can now perform at human levels in many tasks that, just a few years ago, were considered to be decades away, like driving cars, understanding spoken language, and recognizing objects. But these are all tasks where we know …

My health data is killing me

We are still in the dark ages when it comes to health and fitness data. It reminds me of the early 1990s when I had a paper day planner for a calendar, a business card holder for contacts, and a map.<p>Then along came the Microsoft Outlook and LotusNotes platform. These two platforms slugged it out …

Stride Health Launches A New Mobile App For Its Healthcare Recommendation Service

Stride Health has launched a new mobile-focused version of its healthcare recommendation engine targeting the beleaguered workers who comprise the nation’s 1099 laborers.<p>Essentially Stride acts as a private competitor to the federally funded healthcare.gov. The company says its service provides a …

Sure You Can Track Your Health Data, But Can Your Doctor Use It?

Dr. Paul Abramson is no technophobe. He works at a hydraulic standing desk made in Denmark and his stethoscope boasts a data screen. "I'm an engineer and I'm in health care," he says. "I like gadgets." Still, the proliferation of gadgets that collect health data are giving him pause.<p>Abramson is a …

Digital Health

Why Big Data Is The Booster Shot The Healthcare Industry Needs - BI Insight

The healthcare industry generates zettabytes of data every day in terms of patient care records, prescriptions, lab tests, pharmacy sales, electronic …

“The patient will see you now” – big data empowers patients, flips the healthcare model

Big data expert Pam Baker says that in the momentum of big data use, few realize that the business models they are anchoring their work to today …

Healthcare Big Data Analytics: From Description to Prescription

In the healthcare industry, “big data analytics” is a term that can encompass nearly everything that is done to a piece of information once it begins …

Paging Dr. Robot: The Coming AI Health Care Boom

Use of artificial intelligence in health care to grow tenfold in 5 years, say analysts–for everything from cancer diagnosis to diet tips.<p>More than six billion dollars: That’s how much health care providers and consumers will be spending every year on artificial intelligence tools by 2021—a tenfold …

Key Questions Every DAO Founder Should Ask

<i>Piers R is an Ethereum early adopter, blockchain enthusiast and co-founder of stealth startup BXD.io.</i><p><i>In this post, he responds to last week's opinion</i> …

Advanced Contract Programming Example: SchellingCoin

Now, what we have is a sorted list of all the values that people have submitted, alongside pointers to where the associated metadata is stored in …

Digital Health Live 2015 - 05 May to 07 May 2015

Agenda<p>Digital Health Live 2015: a new vision for healthcare<p>nuviun will bring to you an unprecedented confluence of digital health experts from around …

Point-by-Point Response To Mike Hearn’s Final Bitcoin Post

I told myself I wouldn’t do this, that I had more important things to do, that I’d spent more than enough time on this already.<p>But it keeps coming up …

The Dangers of a Blockchain Monoculture

<i>Tony Arcieri is a software engineer and cybersecurity expert working on the the platform security team at Square and a hobbyist cryptographer.</i><p><i>In this</i> …

A Simple Website in Node.js with Express, Jade and Stylus

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This supersized drone will fly you to work (or anywhere)

It's happened. Someone built a quadcopter big enough to carry human cargo. The future is officially here, and it's kinda scary. Scary in the cool way, though. The same company that brought us the regular-sized Ghost drone has just announced the "184" Personal Flying Vehicle (PFV). It's about the …

Eating the Bitcoin Cake

I first discovered Bitcoin in early 2011. Like many, I thought it was brilliant. Bitcoin transactions were decentralized, secure, fast, cheap, and …

Bitcoin

Erik Voorhees - The Role of Bitcoin as Money - Bitcoin 2013 Conference

Enigma: 'Keeping Data Completely Private'

Blockchain<p><b>BOSTON</b><b>—</b><b>The</b> <b>MIT media lab</b> <b>project</b> <b>Enigma</b> <b>is starting its beta of its blockchain-</b><b>encrypted</b> <b>protocol. The peer-to-peer network allows computers to</b></b> …