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 →
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 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.
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 →
“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 →