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 →

Blockchain’s 10th anniversary & the death of capitalism

For years the world has laughed at the idea of a Marxist utopia… and rightfully so. But we now stand at a point of human civilisation where we can reconcile the innumerable failures of capitalism. I’ve written at some length about Blockchain technology and how it’s distributed ledger is able to change just about any... 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 →

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 →

Manufacturing trust: How Blockchain will change the world

We’re at the ground floor of a new paradigm in humanity that would change the human experience - it's called Blockchain. The thing that is going to change is trust. Trust is an essential component of any commercial exchange. When parting ways with your hard-earned money for any good or service, you have to trust... Continue Reading →

Changing the landscape of telecommunication

Blockchain technology is disrupting the financial industry, whether through cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, or by introducing novel consensus mechanisms. The trend has now extended to internet service providers, with privacy and costs being addressed by the latest player in avant-garde connectivity aiming to challenge the status quo in telecommunications. Ammbr is the latest... Continue Reading →

Ammbr: The future of the internet

After taking a look at the ugly side of the internet, I take a look at the initiative that will protect your rights and give you the power to take control of your online experience. What is Ammbr? Ammbr is aiming to become the world’s largest wireless mesh network. It is being built using blockchain,... Continue Reading →

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