In a Facebook post dated 9th July 2019, Halifax innovator Ryan Hartigan laments on how academia can sometimes cripple one’s understanding on how to operate a business. Completing that degree may not necessarily benefit if you plan to go your own way with an idea or business of your own.
techtangerine Meditations and Musings on Tech
On 1st February 2019, news broke that Gerald Cotten, the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, had died in India — and taken the passwords to hundreds of millions of dollars worth of digital money with him to the grave. Many have pointed out that something does not add up. Here, I add another strange coincidence. Now I introduce how the India connection makes things even more suspicious.
In a paper first published on 13th December 2018, artist-critic Miles Mathis draws attention to early journals of the Scientific American, which featured a significantly higher level of quality when it came to discourse, and lively and genuine public participation in Scientific Debates of that time, in the form of letters to the editor (and replies to the same). What is ironic is that the Internet was supposed to contribute to the same by breaking down communication barriers. But instead we seem to have regressed. Our attention spans are now fairly limited, and our time is strictly budgeted.
The sudden demonetization of large denomination currency notes by the Government of India on 9th November 2016 created a mix of shock, horror, confusion,...
From depths of the Bitcoin community comes this sagely advice. A must read if you are considering buying Bitcoin mining hardware.
Lets just say you want to do so for the sake of learning about the Bitcoin ecosystem, and maybe understanding how Bitcoin mining originally worked………
Once upon a time, German cars were considered a smart investment.
Sometimes a meme is worth a thousand words….like this one.
The successor to the F-16 fighter plane, the F-35 has attracted some serious controversy, primarily on account of its cost. The following are some very interesting comments that I stumbled upon.
The writing is on the wall. The Powers That Be Hate the Bitcoin. But if in case that is not clear, here are some instances which indicate their dislike of the Bitcoin.
A Reddit user going by the moniker aaaa222 put up an interesting post in r/conspiracy 26 days ago, on how Reddit’s culture of being a geek meritocracy was being undermined by dark forces. He claims that the post disappeared after it gained a lot of traction (and then suddenly reappeared). We are preserving his post here for the day when Reddit will be posthumously remembered as another Digg.
A flowchart that simplifies the complex procedure of upgrading an iPhone 3GS to iOS 6.1, while preserving the baseband (modem firmware), so that it can be SIM unlocked once it is jail-broken.