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How to Build Your Own Blockchain Part 4.2 — Ethereum Proof of Work Difficulty Explained

We’re back at it in the Proof of Work difficulty spectrum, this time going through how Ethereum’s difficulty changes over time. This is part 4.2 of …

Learn Blockchains by Building One

The fastest way to learn how Blockchains work is to build one<p>You’re here because, like me, you’re psyched about the rise of Cryptocurrencies. And you …

These are the trends affecting the cryptocurrency market in 2017

<b>Rise of cryptocurrency</b><p>We live in a dynamic business world, which is constantly evolving with newer innovations and technologies disrupting the traditional methodologies of living our day-to-day lives.<p>When the world becomes comfortable with one technology, a newer and better technology often comes …

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Unused Text Messages Are a Gold Mine to Blockchain-Based Startup

With so many mobile-phone plans offering unlimited text messages, it’s easy to think of the 160-character snippets as a cheap commodity. But a …

The Trend That Is Increasing The Urgency Of Owning Bitcoin And Ethereum

Everyone has heard of ICOs, but an older approach involving airdrops and hard forks is gaining new traction and holders of Bitcoin and Ethereum stand to benefit significantly if the trend continues.<p>In an ICO, participants contribute capital to buy tokens whereas, in an airdrop (or hard fork), …

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World's First 'Open Source' Platform Integrating SAP & Blockchain Plans Initial Coin Offering

A joint venture between Swiss-based blockchain content distribution platform DECENT and Venaco Group, an independent “best-in-class” SAP advisory, innovation and implementation services firm, has revealed the formation of a blockchain platform and marketplace for “businesses of all sizes,” called …

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The Best Contract Management Software of 2018

We test and compare 10 contract management platforms that provide complete collaboration, control, and auditability into the end-to-end contract life …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

10 Brilliant Graphic Design Trends of 2016

Trends come and go, they emerge, some stay for years, others are more of a flash in the pan. They don’t start one year and end the next, instead they …

The 14 Latest and Greatest Sources of Design Inspiration — SitePoint

There’s nothing worse than getting designer’s block in the middle of a project. The clock is ticking, your client is waiting… and everything you …

Scientists are scrambling to come up with ways of getting plastics out of our oceans — and they’ve proposed some pretty unusual ideas

Located on the southern tip of the Pacific island chain of Hawaii, Kamilo Beach is an isolated stretch of black volcanic shoreline in the middle of nowhere.<p>Just a few hundred yards from shore, humpback whales rise up from the depths, colorful fish fill the reefs and rare sea turtles swim in to nest …

Gray Scott #1: Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top …

8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As more and more content continues to deluge the web, experts say that embracing a minimalist approach could help your website or app truly pop in 2016.<p>To this end, the rise of flat design -- or the use of two-dimensional figures and …

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

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The 15 WordPress Sites That Are Changing the Design Game

Have you ever come across a website and thought “Wow, how did they do that?” I know I have. New websites are popping up all the time that challenge …

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NASA explains why 'everything we have ever accomplished leads to this moment in time'

If you've ever wondered what drives someone to look up at the sky — or out across the sea — and say: "I want to be out there," NASA's got an answer for you.<p>"It is a drive inside each and every one of us, a drive to wonder, to push the boundaries, and to explore," a NASA video explains. It's just …

6 Essential Elements Of A Modern Website

New technologies, tools, advancements in mobile, and the power of social media have altered the online landscape over the past decade. Businesses who …

Google buys Pixate, updates Form to bring more Material Design to your apps

Google has acquired Pixate, an app prototyping service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Pixate will join Google’s design team. As a result, Pixate Studio is now free, and the team says it is working at “dramatically reducing the cost of the Pixate cloud service.”<p>Pixate is akin to Sketch, …

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New Surreal Landscapes Altered by Geometric Reflections

Brooklyn-based graphic designer Victoria Siemer (a.k.a. Witchoria) imagines hauntingly unusual realities by altering ordinary perceptions of space with geometric shapes. Her <i>Geometric Reflections</i> series, which we shared last April, features cut-outs of mirror images suspended over fractured …

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Devices Mockups (79 submissions)<p>Collections<p>Mockuptime: Free Mockups Collection Online<p>Mockuptime is an online collection of mockups of several devices …

Big Bang Nixed --"Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star" (Today's Most Popular)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

What's Blocking The $11 Trillion Internet Of Things Opportunity

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a goldmine waiting to happen, says a new report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.. However, according to its findings, we may be waiting a long time.<p>The tech industry seems to have reached full lather over this trend, with companies big and small rushing …

14 Intergalactic Travel Posters That Make us Wish Space Tourism Was a Real Thing

According to the “Exoplanet Travel Bureau,” this enormous planet is twice the size of earth. While that may imply affordable real estate, it also …

How Your Kids Can Learn To Code During Summer Vacation

Is coding really a new essential literacy? These days it seems to be trendy to suggest so. There are so many products and games and websites that claim to be able to teach your kids to code. Consider some of these examples…<p>Robots, like Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop, work in combination with an …

Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling

by John Lasseter<p>It is such an exciting time to be a filmmaker.<p>I do not believe the notion that the cinema is dying or dead because it’s amazing what …

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