Category: Technology

My Journey Into The Rabbit Hole Of Cryptocurrency, Since 2009

My name is Carsen Klock, I am a 27 year old developer, designer, and technology professional. This is a short story about my journey through cryptocurrency since 2009. It was 2009. I was a Junior in High School. A smart eccentric friend of mine at the time showed me this witty website where you would essentially gamble with “Bitcoin Eggs”. The biggest prize on the site was 500 BTC. Bitcoin …
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Japan Greenlights Experimentation on Human-Animal Embryos

In the scientific world, there are many ideas which might not be met with open arms. This is especially true when it comes to embryo experiments, as that remains a morally gray area, for the time being. In Japan, however, the first human-animal embryo experiments will commence. While there are a lot of benefits, the drawbacks should not be overlooked either. The Concept of Human-Animal Embryos Whereas some people might …
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The first new decentralized fair payment system for masternodes

Overview of the new Decentralized Fair Payment System (dFPS) Masternodes are typically a node that can be ran on certain cryptocurrency networks. They take a certain collateral amount to provide a dynamic or static reward from the consensus method of that cryptocurrency. Popular masternode coins such as Dash (DASH) and Pivx (PIVX) have centralized and non-random rewards systems. This system usually involves a pair of keys controlled by a centralized party or party(s) …
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New Research Confirms the Viability of Artificial Muscles

More and more aspects of our society are taking on artificial traits in this day and age. That is not entirely abnormal, as there are many artificial breakthroughs which can user in a better future. When it comes to artificial muscles, there are a lot of potential use cases waiting to be explored. An interesting future lies ahead in this regard, depending on which products prove to be viable.  The …
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