Paul Rosas

1,308 Flips | 8 Magazines | 91 Likes | 19 Following | 1,771 Followers | @paulrosas | A technology expert living in San Francisco who loves all things new. Interests include biotechnology and emerging technology trends.

10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps

If you've ever wanted to build an app after thinking up a brilliant idea, you're in the right place.<p>Sure, the fear of coding can push you to not act …

Apps

Japanese Public Company Offering Loans Secured by BTC, BCH, ETH

Finance<p><b>A Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange is offering loans secured by three cryptocurrencies: BTC, BCH, and ETH. Clients can</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Twitter is locking any account named ‘Elon Musk’ because crypto-currency scams are out of control

Anyone who’s made the mistake of wading into the unfiltered cesspool of an Elon Musk tweet’s replies will have noticed how bad the crypto-currency …

Elon Musk

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

So… how do you eat your crypto news?

In an industry where news updates are scaling as fast as the technology itself, how can we cut the content we consume into bite-size chunks that we …

Tron Price Gets Thrashed as Cryptocurrency Markets Continue to Suffer

<b>It will be rather interesting to see which cryptocurrencies can recover lost value in the days and weeks to come. For now, it seems there is no real</b> …

EOSIO Induced Ether (ETH) Dump Wipes $5 Billion Off Ethereum: Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis (May 29, 2018)

Yesterday’s Ethereum price movements were interesting. Within 70 minutes, Ethereum was down five percent in the process sliding to $500. That’s our …

Bitcoin Sell-Off Continues; FCA Investigates 24 Crypto Firms

© Reuters. Bitcoin was lower on Monday.<p>Investing.com - Cryptocurrencies were lower on Monday, as fears over a U.S. criminal investigation continued …

Overwhelming computing power used for $20m cryptocurrency heist

An unidentified hacker has stolen close to $20m worth of cryptocurrency, with those affected including Bitcoin Gold, Verge and Monacoin.‘Attackers …

Blockchain Could 'Revolutionize' Retail and CPG Industries: Deloitte

A new report from "Big Four" auditing firm Deloitte argues that blockchain integrations across retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) could …

What to Expect When Ethereum Classic Diffuses Its 'Difficulty Bomb'

Ethereum classic (ETC) is set to fork in the coming days as part of a bid to diffuse a so-called 'bomb' in its code.<p>Set for block 5,900,000, the …

Say Goodbye to ICOs, Crypto-Fundraising Has a New Form.

The most disputable part of the cryptographic money industry remains that of the adrenaline pumping, 100x-giving Initial Coin Offering, or ICO.<p>In any …

Coinbase’s first investment, Compound, earns you interest on crypto

Compound wants to let you borrow cryptocurrency, or lend it and earn an interest rate. Most cryptocurrency is shoved in a wallet or metaphorically hidden under a mattress, failing to generate interest the way traditionally banked assets do. But Compound wants to create liquid money markets for …

Cryptocurrency

The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a friend and fellow cryptocurrency enthusiast for drinks at Ruby Tuesday in New York City’s …

Cryptocurrency

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

Pretty sure Google's new talking AI just beat the Turing test

So that whole Turing test metric, wherein we gauge how human-like an AI system appears to be based on its ability to mimic our vocal affectations? At the 2018 I/O developers conference Tuesday, Google utterly dismantled it. The company did so by having its AI-driven Assistant book a reservation. On …

Crypto Firm Mines Bitcoin in Space, and the Results Are Amazing

Miner One is going where no rig has gone before.<p>Bitcoin is rising in more ways than one. On Monday, as the cryptocurrency reached a price of $9,295 …

The economics of artificial intelligence

Rotman School of Management professor Ajay Agrawal explains how AI changes the cost of prediction and what this means for business.<p><b>With so many</b> …

IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain

Every time I talk to someone about the viability of blockchain, I get challenged to show a real project beyond the obvious bitcoin use case. IBM has been working to build large enterprise projects blockchain and today they offered an irrefutable example that they have dubbed TrustChain, a …

Blockchain

This company is making an at-home CRISPR kit to find out what’s making you sick

‘When I think of CRISPR, I really think of biology’s search engine’<p>A new biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna is developing a device that uses CRISPR to detect all kinds of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and Zika. The tech is still just in prototype phase, but research …

A pioneer in predictive policing is starting a troubling new project

Pentagon-funded research aims to predict when crimes are gang-related<p>Jeff Brantingham is as close as it gets to putting a face on the controversial practice of “predictive policing.” Over the past decade, the University of California-Los Angeles anthropology professor adapted his Pentagon-funded …

Artificial Intelligence developers have more freedom with Intel’s Open Source AI Compiler

Intel has announced that it has made its nGraph compiler Open Source in order to give more freedom to choose …The post Artificial Intelligence …

The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined: What It Means and Why It Matters

Bitcoin's limited supply is about to get a bit more limited.<p>Barring an unforeseen event, the 17 millionth bitcoin is likely to be mined in the coming …

Bitcoin

Lessons from My First Two Years of AI Research

<b>Tom Silver</b> | About Me | Favorite Papers | Blog<p>By Tom Silver<p>A friend of mine who is about to start a career in artificial intelligence research …

Artificial Intelligence

Neural Networks… On a Stick!

They probably weren’t inspired by [Jeff Dunham’s] jalapeno on a stick, but Intel have created the Movidius neural compute stick which is in effect a …

Deep Learning

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

Let’s destroy Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto served the world an entirely new kind of currency. It was one that people could move over the internet instantaneously and …

Bitcoin

Basis, a year-old startup that’s building a price-stable cryptocurrency, just raised $133 million from top investors

If you own any Bitcoin, you’re probably in the habit of watching its price fluctuate wildly. What you aren’t doing is using your Bitcoin to buy things. It’s too valuable, not to mention unpredictable.<p>Enter Basis, a year-old, 10-person, Hoboken, N.J.-based cryptocurrency startup at work on a “stable …

Cryptocurrency

A video game where you ride bitcoin price charts to the moon!

People often describe investing in cryptocurrency as a "rollercoaster". Makes sense right? The price goes click-click-click all the way to $19,000 and then wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee... all the way down to $12,500.<p>Oh! Wait a minute! The ride's not over. We're creeping up to $17,000...<p>WHEEE! Back down to …

Bancor launches a cryptocurrency wallet that converts instantly between tokens

As of January 2018, the number of cryptocurrencies had already hit 1,384, and more are being launched all the time. Tokens such as Bitcoin are widely usable, but many others only have a distinct use within their blockchain project’s ecosystem.<p>What if the cryptocurrencies you hold are different from …

Cryptocurrency