Tag: internet

Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail

So let’s get started. Why are we here? We’re here because eight years ago a person under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created a new technology. And this technology is the blockchain technology that is part of bitcoin. Now, this technology is not just one thing. In fact, there’s four different technologies coordinated together. Bitcoin was

We Give Pepsi’s Ad A Closer Look

Pepsi just released, half-heartedly defended, then deleted their latest ad. It’s going to need— a closer look. We open, on a rooftop—wait a second, rewind. Did you catch that clever bit of subliminal advertising? Anyway, the rooftop: a cellist plays, before moving downstairs, because his passion for his craft needs to be contained within four

Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Denise RQ You probably don’t realize that right now, you’re actually looking at something quite rare. Because I am a millennial computer scientist book author standing on a TEDx stage, and yet, I’ve never had a social media account. How this happened was actually somewhat random. Social media first