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Your Guide On Bitcoin's Lightning Network: The Opportunities And The Issues

Bitcoin has been around long enough that cycles in the market are starting to emerge. There was a spike in the value of Bitcoin at the end of 2017, reaching almost $20,000 at its peak. A huge rush of people entered the market to see how they could get in on it. A rush of new coins, smart contract …

Bitcoin

The CIA ‘Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny’ It Has Documents on Satoshi Nakamoto

So, you’re saying there’s a chance?<p>Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Ever since this pseudonymous person or group unleashed Bitcoin on the world in 2008, Nakamoto’s real identity has been one of the biggest mysteries in the cryptocurrency world. And based on a response to my recent Freedom of Information …

Bitcoin

Here’s how much it costs to launch a 51% attack on PoW cryptocurrencies

Repeated 51 percent attacks on proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrencies have triggered a critical dialogue about the security of blockchain networks. Last week, a researcher showed that a cryptocurrency worth $2 billion can be hacked profitably with as little as $1.5 million. One cryptocurrency …

Bitcoin

Vitalik Releases Partial Proof-of-Concept for Ethereum 'Sharding' Tech

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin said yesterday that ethereum's in-house scaling solution, sharding, is moving closer to completion.<p>Tweeting that …

DIY NSynth Super Music Maker

Last month Google unveiled their new NSynth Super artificial intelligent touchscreen synthesiser which is available via Github allowing you to use …

Mt. Gox and the Surprising Redemption of Bitcoin’s Biggest Villain

The moment that would change the history of Mt. Gox came without so much as a beep. Mark Karpelès, the CEO of what until recently had been the …

This Is How to Blow Up Your Business on Social Media

Get the basics right and keep at it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going viral on social media is what every business wants to do. All the attention and all the respect can take your business to the next level. The problem is doing it. I’m a regular follower of social …

How to Defend Yourself Against Pump-and-Dumps

<i>Tanzeel Akhtar is an independent British journalist whose work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, FT Alphaville, Investing.com,</i> …

Sierra Leone is the first country to run a blockchain-powered election

In what is a first not only for Afrika but the world, the country used a blockchain solution to tally, and provide proof of, the recently held elections in the country. The blockchain solution used was developed by a Switzerland based voting technology company, Agora.<p>During the elections in Sierra …

How to a shoot a movie on your phone, according to Steven Soderbergh

Prolific American auteur Steven Soderbergh has never been one to shy away from innovation, his diverse oeuvre spanning everything from experimental Indie gems to finely polished blockbusters and esoteric documentaries. Recently, his attention has turned to the smartphone: January marked the US …

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Scammers are cashing in on Telegram’s upcoming ICO

Desperate for an opportunity to jump aboard in the next big thing, cryptocurrency owners are losing money by investing blindly in fake Telegram ICO websites.<p>Chat app Telegram’s upcoming ICO promises to break records with a target raise of $1.2 billion, which may be extended to $2 billion according …

DJI’s Ronin-S is its First One-Handed Stabilizer for DSLR and Mirrorless

DJI has announced the new Ronin-S, the company’s first single-handed stabilizer for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The 3-axis gimbal can help you shoot …

Nearly a quarter of all Bitcoin are trapped in a sort of crypto purgatory

Originally touted as a currency impervious to government control, Bitcoin’s strength is also a colossal barrier to entry for many would-be investors. Layers upon layers of security combined with a multiple step process to even acquire a piece of the surging currency leaves many shaking their heads …

Cryptocurrency

How to invest in Bitcoin (without losing your shirt)

Satoshi Nakamoto presented Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency, to the public in 2009. Now valued at ~$16,500 per coin, with nearly …

Cryptocurrency

Is this the world's smallest analogue synth?

<i>Attack</i> demonstrates how to make a heavy bassline with Ableton's Operator synth.<p>Manchester selectors Samrai and Platt pick tracks by Murlo, Maurizio …

Freefly Movi is a Cinematic Gimbal for Your Smartphone

Freefly creates professional drone and gimbal solutions for the cinema industry, and today it released a specialized gimbal for smartphones: the …

Videography

This heavy metal music made by a machine will rock your human face off

An artificial intelligence recently released a death metal album created entirely by algorithms. This isn’t the first time someone’s programmed a machine to create new music. But this time is different. Because it’s actually quite good. And that’s pretty spooky.<p>DADABOTS’ debut album was created, …

Artificial Intelligence

Yamaha MX88 Synthesiser Transforms Your iPhone Into An Instrument

If you are interested in learning more about the Yamaha MX88 synthesiser the Engadget website has published a great hands-on review. The Yamaha MX88 …

Gear & Gadgets

Meet Klick, a Robust Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer with Multiple Shooting Modes

Powerful yet easy-to-use, Klick is a good starter gimbal for beginners.If you're in the market for a good handheld smartphone gimbal stabilizer that …

Almost Everything You Need to Know about Lighting in Under 30 Minutes

This beginner's technical breakdown of lighting is perfect for those just starting out.<p>If you've just started your filmmaking journey, lighting may …

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

LEARNING FROM A MASTER

The fiercely tender art of Alejandro González Iñárritu, Oscar-winning director of <i>Birdman</i>, first touched young cineaste Tom Shoval at a movie theatre in Tel Aviv. A decade and a half later, Shoval found himself under Iñárritu’s wing as a protégé in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. He …

How to Color Grade Your Video in Final Cut Pro and Create Your Own LUTs in Photoshop

Color grading is one of the important parts of the editing process, as it can give your video footage a very personal look that differentiates it …

NASA put together a playlist of spooky space sounds for Halloween

It’s almost Halloween, and in order to help get us all into the holiday spirit, NASA has shared a SoundCloud playlist of creepy space sounds. The …

Darth Vader

Watch Aaron Draplin design a logo in 15 minutes

It's fun to watch an A-list designer like Aaron Draplin (creator of Field Notes notebooks) how he goes about designing a new logo. Here, he was …

Graphic Design

Blocs Wave | How to use waveform view - tutorial

Quick test of the screen recording in iOS11 and AUM. https://t.co/ziKLcBc5yb

TC-11 on the App Store

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New Gear Alert: Mobile Collaboration Solution from iZotope, VOX’s Continental Organ, Nexcellence Reverb by PSP & More

iZotope announces a new hardware product: <b>Spire Studio</b>.iZotope closes the gap in mobile collaboration technology with Spire Studio, making it easier …