Category: Speculation

In Our Quest for Knowledge, Blockchain-Based Search Engines Could Be the Answer

What keeps you awake at night? For many millennials, it’s the stress of thinking about things that they may not understand or have control over. Question-and-answer platforms made it easier for those searching for answers to an unlimited number of questions to find the answer(s) they were looking for. But today, search engines have become extremely voluminous, comprehensive, and most of all, time-consuming. It takes forever to find what you’re …
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What’s Your Favorite Cryptocurrency?

The markets are flooded with all types of cryptocurrencies clamoring for our attention. Some of them are demonstrably solid – others, not so much. It’s a noisy space filled with so-called experts and useless tokens that fail to deliver. Amid the shilling, pumping, and excessive hype, it’s easy to get distracted. To get back to basics and glean some real perspective, I asked a few long-term industry players what their favorite cryptocurrencies …
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Why Do so Many ICOs Fail? Here’s What the Experts Say

In the U.S., more than 90 percent of startups “fail” their first year. There isn’t yet enough statistical data that ICOs fail more often than startups that raise through more traditional means. One needs to define what failure means – does it mean failure to get traction and deliver the product, or failure to raise funds? Amy Wan, Sagewise She has a valid point. When Vitalik Buterin comes out …
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Can Internet Freedom Really Exist?

We’re all tired of hearing about Cambridge Analytica by now. And we’re basically used to the fact that whatever we do online, we’re leaving a digital footprint. Even the famed anonymity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has crumbled in the light of day. So when we hear talk of “internet freedom,” we can be forgiven for feeling skeptical. But that’s the idea behind Minds, an open source, decentralized social network. In …
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