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Mining 101: An Introduction To Cryptocurrency Mining

Cryptocurrency mining will celebrate its 10th year of existence in 2019. It’s certainly no fad, but it’s also far from being a popular practice. The very concept of mining with high-end computer hardware <i>is</i> starting to trickle into mainstream consciousness, though. If anything, the evidence is in …

Bitcoin

How To Value Your Company

As you probably already know, one of the hardest things as an entrepreneur, when raising a round of financing, is figuring out your valuation. It is really an art and pricing the company poorly can have a negative impact towards future rounds of financings.<p>In this regard, the most common ways to …

Ancient city's LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

LiDAR has become an invaluable archaeologist's tool.<p>When researchers surveyed the ruins of a Purépecha Empire city in Mexico the old-fashioned way a decade ago, it took them two seasons to explore two square kilometres. Good thing they decided to use LiDAR, because the city called Angamuco turned …

Archaeology

What Is Blockchain And How Will It Change The World?

According to a study of 4,800 professionals from around the world, 66% of people believe that innovation will be the biggest factor influencing economic growth over the next 30 years.<p>In order to thrive (or indeed, survive) in this continuously evolving economy, young professionals will need to …

Blockchain

7 Top Books That Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Apple CEO Tim Cook Think You Should Read

Are these on your wish list?<p>There's no question, if you want to get ahead, you must read as many books as you can. As I've written before, Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year and Mark Zuckerberg about 24. But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his …

Impact Investing -- First Mover On Today And Tomorrow's Megatrends

David Yeh’s career spans Wall Street, global venture capital and the White House. Yeh integrates his unique insights on business, innovation and government to develop impact solutions that often address critical needs in energy, infrastructure/real assets and sustainability. He founded Capitol Hill …

The 15 best business books to read this summer

The best kind of summer reading is a book that's both informative and entertaining — a book that makes you feel smarter without boring you to tears.<p>They're not always easy to find, but lucky you — we've found 15 of them. Below, you'll see some of our favorite business books from this year and …

Bitcoin Is Bigger Than Ever, And Here's Why That Matters

The money you’ve been using all your life is backed by a government of some sort, and it exists in a tangible way. Bitcoin is neither tangible nor backed by anyone, but it’s still worth a great deal to some people. This digital currency began circulating on the internet in 2009 with each Bitcoin …

Bitcoin

Google's CEO Doesn't Use Bullet Points and Neither Should You

Google's Sundar Pichai gives a master class for creating simple, engaging presentations.<p>Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently announced at the company's 2017 developers conference thatGoogle is "rethinking all our products" as it moves from a mobile-first world to an "A.I.-first" one. His presentation …

No. 1 Business Book in the World, According to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett

When these two agree on something so fundamental, it's time to pay attention.<p>Bill Gates met Warren Buffett for the first time in 1991, and one of his first questions was which business book Buffett recommended most highly.<p>Buffett had the answer ready, and Gates apparently took it to heart, since 23 …

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Time Management

Trump's EPA Pick Is Just What This Country Needs

Lots of unfair knee-jerk ink is being spilled on and epithets hurled at Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s nomination as President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.<p>Exhibit A: The headline desk at <i>The New York Times</i> labeled Pruitt pejoratively a …

23andMe is now offering a $99 genetics test again — but it's very different from the original

23andMe, a consumer genetics company, said Wednesday that it would now offer two versions of the test:<p>The $199 version, which comes with both the health and ancestry components.<br>• The $99 version, which will just have the ancestry test.<p>23andMe noted that users could opt into full test if they want to …

Was Someone Tipped Off To The LinkedIn Sale?

When LinkedIn (lnkd) announced this morning that it would be acquired for $26.2 billion by Microsoft (msft), the entire tech and business press …

United States Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., Inc.

Docket No.<p>Op. Below<p>Argument<p>Opinion<p>Vote<p>Author<p>Term<p>Mar 30, 2016<br>Tr.Aud.<p>8-0<p>Roberts<p><b>Holding</b>: An approved jurisdictional determination by the United States …

Transportation tax puts some Georgia incumbents on rocky road

As bulldozers and pavers rumble across Georgia building and repairing roads, many Republicans lawmakers are getting pounded in their primaries …

Georgia (U.S. State)

News and Media

Sauna does provide a few health benefits and help you feel great when you use it. It helps you to an extent in your weight loss journey but the …

Satisfying state compensatory mitigation requirements under CEQA on federal conservation lands: CDFW and BLM agree to cooperate to make it happen

On October 2, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife ("CDFW") entered …

The Best NES Emulator for Windows

If you want the nostalgia of an old-school NES with the quality and ease of an HDTV, an emulator can take you far. If you want a perfect NES …

Coffee Table MAME Console

Emulate the raw fun of classic arcade games, wirelessly on your TV.<p><b>By John Baichtal and Adam Wolf</b><p>Do you remember those classic video game arcades filled with rattling quarters, 8-bit songs, and flashing lights? You can reclaim that excitement in your own living room with this Coffee Table MAME …

New reservoir under consideration for Athens draws opposition

A proposal for a new water reservoir for Athens-Clarke County is already drawing opposition, even though a detailed study on whether to actually go …

Homebuilders: Everything Is Awesome

<i>(Updated with economic commentary.)</i><p>Housing bubble? Nah. The National Association of Homebuilders’ Housing Market Index sprang to 64 this month, representing a three point jump since September. That’s the highest the HMI has been since 2005, when the index hovered in the high 60s/low 70s. …

Elon Musk says that the LIDAR Google uses in its self-driving car ‘doesn’t make sense in a car context’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk held a press conference a couple of days ago to explain the Autopilot features included in the company’s 7.0 software update, but LIDAR, one of the remote sensing technologies that Google uses in its self-driving car, also came up briefly. Elon Musk had some bold comments about …

Here's Samsung's latest plan to lure people away from the iPhone

The company just announced that it will pay the monthly installment bill for your new phone until 2016.<p>The discount applies if you buy a Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, or Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on an installment plan from T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, or US Cellular. You won't be eligible for …

Mobile

On the Map: The Land, Water and Conservation Fund

United States Forest Service LWCF projects and many other Government LWCF projects can be viewed in the new interactive map.There is a Federal …

Forests

Bill approved by Senate would reduce stream mitigation in NC

When developers build on or divert a stream in North Carolina, they typically have to compensate for that environmental loss by restoring or …

Environmental case law update (March – June 2015) ~ Part VI

Wetlands mitigation banking agreements are subject to the rules of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; they can serve a useful public purpose by…

Virtual Desktop Startup Workspot Scores $5M To Target The World’s Biggest Companies

Workspot, an aptly-named virtual desktop startup, is planning to improve its tech and expand its enterprise sales team after raising $5 million in new funding led by Helion Ventures, with participation from Translink Capital and Qualcomm Ventures.<p>The Cupertino-based company’s new funding allows it …

MacBook Pro

Why America's Rich Citizens Are Fleeing to Puerto Rico

As its middle class flees, the Caribbean territory is doing all it can to tempt the U.S.'s richest people.<p>Bond trader Ben Eiler swapped life in suburban Georgia for an island in the Caribbean, and he didn't even have to apply for a visa.<p>The towering 38-year-old native of Arkansas is one of at least …