World War 3 is coming – We aren’t ready

The first image we are confronted with when imagining a third world war is a big mushroom cloud followed by radiation poisoning, but our consciousness has strayed from the dynamics that define a war.   The Oxford dictionary provides three definitions for war: A state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within... Continue Reading →

Bitcoin or Ethereum: Which should you buy?

As everybody starts to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon, many people are wondering which coins are the best to invest in. For the purpose of this article, I will address the two biggest cryptocurrencies on the market, Bitcoin and Ethereum, who have market caps of $162,514,367,730 and $47,342,582,580 at the time of writing. There are... Continue Reading →

Dismantling Net neutrality could kill the internet, unless…

You could soon be paying to access Facebook and other social media platforms as the FCC plans to dismantle net neutrality, putting the power of the internet in the hands of telecommunications companies. Net neutrality regulates government and service providers by compelling them to treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate... Continue Reading →

Zimbabwe should build their new economy on Bitcoin

With Robert Mugabe’s resignation as president of Zimbabwe comes the opportunity to do something truly special with the country’s economy that will essentially need to start from scratch. The culmination of Mugabe’s regime, which lasted just shy of four decades, coincides with a wide adoption of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. At the time of writing this,... Continue Reading →

The end of democracy: We’re ready for cryptocracy

The lack of a competing ideology to capitalism since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the culmination of the Cold War has been well documented and Francis Fukuyama’s End of History describes it best.

The energy industry is about to change

The energy industry is slow to adapt and climate changing it will undoubtedly be the biggest battle of our generation. However, several energy giants like Shell and BP are jumping onto a platform which could radically transform the entire industry. Reluctance to adapt in the naturally monopolistic energy trade has long since led to a... Continue Reading →

The final step in digital migration: Blockchain and the media industry

News has been distributed and read online for decades now and the media industry has suffered, but that could all change sooner than you think… I recall writing a feature article when at university back in 2015, where I wrote about how digital media has radically transformed the industry, especially when it came down to... Continue Reading →

The dark side of the Blockchain and ICOs

While Jordan Belfort, a.k.a the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’, called initial coin offerings (ICOs) the “biggest scam ever” and the controversy with Tezos grabbed all the headlines, it’s a better time than ever for you to learn about cryptocurrencies and to safeguard against losing your investments. Belfort, who spent time in prison for fraud and... Continue Reading →

All of the world’s four biggest credit cards now using Blockchain technology

With American Express now applying for a patent to implement blockchain technology into their customer rewards systems, all of the world’s four largest credit card issuers are now showing confidence in distributed ledgers and the time for cryptocurrencies to come to the fore is nigh… Earlier today, coindesk revealed that “American Express may be weighing... Continue Reading →

Freedom to connect – Why internet access can and should be a basic human right

“Today, high-speed broadband is not a luxury, it’s a necessity.” - Former United States President, Barack Obama, 15 July 2015 It’s now been more than two years since Obama announced the ConnectHome program for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which was launched to close the gap on digital access for low-income homes. Since... Continue Reading →

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