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 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 →

Wireless mesh networks explained

Wireless technology is evolving and mesh networks are at the forefront of improving your connection and accessibility. The emerging technology is possibly the solution for seamless internet connections. They are able to establish an easy and effective way to connect wirelessly across large areas. For the time being, Mesh networks are being offered on a... Continue Reading →

RT Part III: Ammbr’s SiGe chip “leaves everything in the dust”

Ammbr founder and Managing Director Derick Smith has revealed some details about the Ammbr router’s silicon germanium chip, which offers a far faster and more cost-effective functionality than any of the other chips on the market. Ammbr’s router is aiming to combine telecommunications and blockchain technology, along with several other functions, and Smith has explained... Continue Reading →

RT Part II: Empowering communities and disaster relief

Another topic that was discussed during Ammbr’s roundtable discussion on blockchain technology and mesh networking was how they would be able to empower people living in developing communities, as well as maintain connectivity without line of sight in instances of natural disasters. Ammbr advisor and Senior research associate at the University of Cambridge Dr Arjuna... Continue Reading →

RT Part I – The Ammbr Router: Blockchain, telecommunications and a platform for innovation

In their roundtable discussion, Ammbr has spoken about the various functions that their state-of-the-art router is fulfilling and will be capable of, as the foundation looks ahead to the manufacturing of their multi-tiered device. The recently released roundtable discussion between Ammbr founder and Managing Director Derick Smith and Ammbr advisors Dean Bubley and Arjuna Sathiaseelan... Continue Reading →

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