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35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

The New Revolution in Blockchain Development: Fabric Token

The use of blockchain technology is increasing rapidly across industries. Thanks to the cryptocurrency technology’s ability to create an efficient, …

Blockchain

Why Decentralized Artificial Intelligence Will Reinvent The Industry As We Know It

Until recently, the contemporary AI industry had been built around a centralized distribution paradigm where machine learning solutions are delivered as a part of cloud-based APIs and software packages deployed on remote servers of AI providers. Now, we are moving toward the next frontier — …

Artificial Intelligence

AI fought the law, and won

An artificial intelligence lawyer, CaseCruncher Alpha, just beat 100 lawyers in a challenge.<p>The robot and 100 of London’s top lawyers were put up against each other and given “the basic facts of hundreds of PPI (payment protection insurance) mis-selling cases and asked to predict whether the …

Artificial Intelligence

How to learn machine learning from scratch?

Machine learning is the buzz word these days and everybody wants to know something about it. In times to come machine learning will be a concept that …

The Race for AI Company Acquisitions: Why It's Happening, and Its Lessons for You

The explosion of big data and interest in it have created a need for technology solutions to control, organize and analyze all this information.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Acquisitions have been a long-standing strategy companies use for a wide range of reasons. …

Artificial Intelligence

Managing Enormous Risk: Bitcoin and Altcoin Investment Strategies

While some have made millions investing in digital currencies, others would call it degenerate gambling. If you’re reading this, then you know how …

Cryptocurrency

How to Value a Crypto-Asset — A Model

Over the past two years blockchain-based tokenized networks — entities that we believe comprise a new asset-class — have accrued billions of dollars …

Cryptocurrency

Meet The Cryptocurrency Startups Targeting The $26 Billion Remittance Industry In The Philippines

Two years ago, the publication Brave New Coin dubbed the Philippines an “ideal market for Bitcoin.” Rapid growth in smartphone adoption was one reason for the distinction, but its massive remittance market was the real opportunity. According to FocusEconomics, it is worth upward of $26 billion.<p>In …

Asia

PoS Promises Better Performance Than PoW in Blockchain-Enabled Smart Contracts

Blockchain-enabled smart contracts that employ proof-of-stake validation for transactions promise significant performance advantages compared to …

Blockchain

Say What? A Republican Just Introduced a Bill to End the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana

If approved by Congress, this bill would decriminalize and reschedule marijuana at the federal level.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with a faster …

Cannabis

ExtremeTech explains: All about the dark web, and how to use it - ExtremeTech

By on March 1, 2017 at 11:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you’ve paid any attention to …

An ancient Martian volcano that's nothing like anything on Earth erupted non-stop for 2 billion years

Researchers have just found evidence that as well as being giant, Martian volcanoes differ from ones on Earth in the sheer length of time they erupt for.<p>An unusual meteorite was found in Algeria in 2012 which was small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and weighed just 0.2 kilograms. The …

Earth Science

Meet the Ex-Banker Using Ethereum to Take On Traditional Hedge Funds - CoinDesk

In the world of hedge funds, the old adage really is true: you have to have money to make money.<p>The barrier to entry for an individual investor is …

Blockchain

This New Social Network is Powered by Ethereum Technology | Investopedia

Social networks have risen to prominence over the past decade, with now household names like Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) most prominent. Some …

Trump's Justice Department may crack down on thriving pot industry, but is it too big to jail?

Marijuanamogul Seibo Shen is accustomed to fighting – but it is usually on the Jiu Jitsu mat, where the undefeated 40-year old prefers to engage completely baked.<p>"You know that movie 'Drunken Master'?" he said, nodding to the cult film about a martial arts master whose secret weapon is inebriation. …

Three Technologies That Are Making Car Suspensions Smarter Than Ever

The state of the suspension is good. Very good.<p>Suspension systems don't tend to get much publicity, but they're probably the most crucial factor in the day-to-day enjoyment of your car. Automakers are always tweaking and refining their designs in search of that elusive ideal: a perfect ride coupled …

General Motors

The WeedTubers: these people make a living getting stoned on YouTube

These entrepreneurial twentysomethings are riding a wave of marijuana legalization to online celebrity. Call them Cheech and Chong for the digital age<p>Josh Young smokes weed before he eats breakfast. He gets high before lunch, too, again before dinner, and usually one or two more times on top of …

Cannabis

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Online Education

What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.<p>Autonomous weapons will become the Kalashnikovs of tomorrow<p>Future of Life Institute

Artificial Intelligence

Jaunt's latest virtual reality camera says goodbye to GoPros

For years, Jaunt has been experimenting with ways to record video for virtual reality. It's tried spherical cameras built with dozens of off-the-shelf lenses. It's tried using multiple GoPro cameras pointed in different directions to capture a 360-degree field of view. In its latest attempt, it's …

The 3D Robotics Solo may be the smartest drone ever

What goes up must come down — and if it's a drone you're talking about, it often comes down in the most unfortunate ways possible.<p>It bounces off a tree trunk, smashes into a highway tunnel, or careens into the side of a building. It runs out of battery and falls into a body of water. Your …

Drones

What is Al-Shabaab, and what does it want?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The attack is harrowing: Al-Shabaab militants raid a quarry in Kenya, separating non-Muslim workers from their Muslim counterparts and executing them.<p>The brutal act comes just days after the Islamists ambushed a bus and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses.<p>The attacks …

Putting the world's largest and most powerful gas turbine to the test

The latest of GE’s H-class turbines, when partnered with a steam generator Harriet can run a 600 megawatt steam power plant capable of supplying …

Natural Gas

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Good morning! We're more than half way through this month. It's been pretty good so far! Let's look at the news:

Minecraft

Are you an engineer? Then don't be shy about it

All too often genuine engineers are offended by the misuse of the term. It's time for them to reclaim the title in all its glory<p>"I've got an automotive engineering background. I'd like to work in Formula One. But when I tell people that, they immediately say, 'So, you're a car mechanic?'"<p>He's a …