On 10 April 2019 at 15:00 CEST (Brussels time) the European Commission presented a ground-breaking discovery by Event Horizon Telescope - an international scientific collaboration aiming to capture the first image of a black hole by creating a virtual Earth-sized telescope. This validates what Einstein proposed more than 100 years ago in 1915! There are … Continue reading When science is stranger than fiction
I once heard on a podcast: If you create something that removes a step from the process that people are already doing, you've got a winner. A great example is virtual banks. They've removed the need to, set up a time to go to a bank, walk to a bank, wait till you're called and … Continue reading User experience done right.
I think this is inevitable: Imagine if instead of selling your house, you could sell 1/1,000,000th of your house to anyone interested by creating a digital token tied to its value. You’d be able to sell it far faster than if you had to wait for one buyer to pony up a lot of cash. … Continue reading The Tokenization of Everything
I love listening to podcasts. It's a flexible way of consuming information. I can listen to it while I'm going to work, while at the gym or while trying to fall asleep. I can listen to it at 2x speed. It's awesome. I think most of them can be found on Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify. My … Continue reading Podcast Recommendations
Here is some data for you, from my favorite Morning Brew: Thanksgiving Travel: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The Good Gasoline prices are going to be at their lowest in nearly a year. The average pump price for a gallon of regular gas this week? $2.62, down seven cents from last week and coming off the … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Here's Morning Brew talking about Amazon's decision to split HQ2 in half: "This news will definitely fuel criticism that Amazon used the entire HQ2 search process to pit regions against one another to secure the most generous tax breaks (not to mention, all the valuable data it collected on the biggest U.S. cities)." That data is … Continue reading Amazon: Death Star