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The top 12 cryptocurrencies and what they are—and aren’t—good for - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin (BTC)<p>Launched: 2009 Market value: $163 billion<p>The strengths: The original crypto­currency, Bitcoin is the largest and most popular blockchain …

Cryptocurrency

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – what digital money really means for our future

Digital currencies such as bitcoin have caused a financial frenzy. Alex Hern explains what they are – and whether this is the end of ‘real’ money<p><b>What is a cryptocurrency? Is it like bitcoin?</b><br>In a word, yes. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and is still the biggest, but in the eight years since …

Bitcoin

5 Reasons Litecoin Is a Better Choice Than Bitcoin

"What goes up can go up a whole lot more" has sort of been a theme of cryptocurrencies in 2017. Despite no shortage of skeptics, the aggregate market …

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

Blockchain

Top Cryptocurrency Choices to look out in 2018

Cryptocurrencies have made it to the headlines in newspapers as the end of 2017 is approaching. For us, this year has been a defining one. We have …

<b>7 Cryptocurrency Investors You Need To Follow</b> | Inc.com

If you're looking for advice about cryptocurrencies, the most important voices to follow come from those who have put their money where their mouth is. Investors who have poured large sums into bitcoin, ethereum and other blockchain-backed currencies aren't just telling other people what to do. …

Cryptocurrency

Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.<p>In a breakout year for cryptocurrency trading, the biggest winners were Ripple, which is touted as a new kind of payment system for banks, along with less …

The 10 best golf instruction stories of 2017

We publish a lot of golf instruction content with the hopes that you'll find something—a thought, a drill, a tip—that resonates with your game and helps you improve. Since it's the very end of the year, we decided to go through all of the instruction pieces we published in 2017 to find the 10 …

R-Motion simulator fits in your hand, lets you play 100s of virtual courses

Clips to club shaft to sense velocity, angles, smash factor, distance, deviation—even mishits<p>The R-Motion golf simulator is so compact you might not even know it’s there. At least not until you hit a shot and watch a computer monitor showing your ball sailing over the first green at Pinehurst No. 2.<p>…

Golf

How the Most Emotionally Intelligent CEOs Handle Their Power

Most of the CEOs I’ve met and worked with had years to prepare for their jobs. As they entered middle management, most of them learned that being a good leader is more important than being a good do-er. Many have stories to tell about stumbling along the way, about micromanaging people, about …

4 Ways Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

Not all of us are neuroscientists but we do know that meditation is somewhat good for the brain. How is it good for the brain though? What kind of …

Mindfulness

10 Success lessons from Richard Branson – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share51<p>Tweet<p>Share273<p>+15<p>Shares 329<p>Richard Branson went from being a dyslexic kid who performed badly in school to a British business magnate with a …

Stephen Hawking says artificial intelligence could be humanity's greatest disaster

The invention of artificial intelligence could be the biggest disaster in humanity’s history, Professor Stephen Hawking has said, warning that if they are not properly managed, thinking machines could spell the end for civilisation.<p>“The rise of powerful AI will be either the best or the worst thing …