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Before You Forget About Disruption, Remember Blockchain Technology

Let’s talk about disruption, shall we? No, not the kind that feels a lot like innovation—the kind that literally sneaks up from behind and startles us so much, everything we were doing before somehow seems less possible and less important. Something truly disruptive in the tech world is a superhero-like force that emerges when people

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Spotlight On 1984, The Year Apple Honored Orwell With Technology

Some people would say the first real glimpses into our future as a totalitarian state, where the Thought Police and rampant surveillance have become the rule rather than the exception, came in the form of George Orwell’s novel 1984. As the main character, Winston, moves throughout his days, at home and at work, he is

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How In The World Did Hacking Go From Mischief To Maleficence?

In the beginning, like way back in the late 1800s, hackers were not even hackers—they were really more like practical jokers. When Bell Telephone first started up its operations, all incoming and outgoing phone calls had to be routed through a main switchboard, which created the perfect opportunity for some teenage boys who had been

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Why Blockchain Is Being Felt For The First Time

The funny thing about technology is, it’s hard to recognize when it’s really in the process of transforming life as we know it. Most of us have lived through some pretty big digital revolutions, like the invention of the internet, the creation of the smartphone, and the roll out of a social platform so big,

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Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never Turn The Tables On Man

Overview The terms Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are among the hottest buzzwords in today’s digital world. As the development and implementation of these technologies grow, their place in our lives continues to be an ongoing source of discussion and even heavier debate. Will these machines soon replace the need for software developers, programmers,

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The Government-Funded Technology Of DARPA Is The Most Insane In The World

Deep within the Pentagon, there is special place just for mad scientists and it’s called DARPA—otherwise known as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. For about sixty years, this rather infamous tech branch of the U.S government has defined themselves as having one “singular and enduring mission,” to innovate breakthroughs technologies in the name of

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The Audacity Of WannaCry Ransomware Is A Warning Not To Ignore

If history is any indication, all you need to unleash a memorable and highly debilitating cyberattack is some government hacking tools, an unpatched system, and some devious North Korean operatives. And in the case of WannaCry Ransomware, which did precisely that, it is possible to effectively paralyze one of the most vital industries in the

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Surprising Moments When Computer Forensics Saved The Day

In the mid-1980’s, the criminal and judicial world underwent a serious transformation as the role of DNA evidence swept onto the scene and established the field we now know as forensics. This process allowed experts to collect, preserve, and analyze any physical evidence found at a crime scene, which could then be used to unravel

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This Is What Happened When Alan Turing Revealed The Truth Of Machine Learning

As the father of computer science and one of the greatest mathematicians, pioneers, cryptographers, logicians, and code-breakers of the 20th century, Alan Turing was nothing short of a technological superhero. Sure, he’s been credited with creating one of the first universal computers and helping the British intelligence service break the German “Enigma” code during WWII,

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