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July 21st, 2015 at 6:25 pm

What $100 is worth in every state

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According to recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, you might consider moving to Mississippi or Arkansas, if you want the most bang for your buck.   Continue Reading »

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July 9th, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Most popular programming languages

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RedMonk has released their bi-annual programming language rankings.  Very little has changed in the process since Drew Conway and John Myles White’s original analysis late in 2010.

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July 7th, 2015 at 3:52 pm

The age of developer-defined infrastructure: The geek shall inherit the earth

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There have been articles about the primacy of software engineers over the past several years.  The fact that technical majors are making more money coming out of college than their classmates and the average salary for a developer has risen dramatically over the past few years supports this reality.

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July 6th, 2015 at 11:33 am

The vaule of information is declining in our networked society

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According to a recent paper published in the Portuguese academic journal, OBS, the single most striking element explaining the difficulty in the discovery and implementation of new business models for the media in the digital age, is the declining value of information in the networked society.   Continue Reading »

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June 30th, 2015 at 9:22 pm

Surviving the robot apocalypse

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At first glance, these things might not seem connected:  the struggling economy, our struggling democracy, the income gap, and technology and artificial intelligence.  but upon closer inspection, I find they’re all part of one impulse, and together they create the web of humanity—and our future.   Continue Reading »

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June 23rd, 2015 at 10:15 am

How 3D printing could change the world forever

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Along with a growing number of leaders around the world, many people believe that 3D printing will change the way things are produced more in this century than the industrial revolution did over the last 300 years.   Continue Reading »

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June 23rd, 2015 at 10:00 am

A look at the numbers behind non-profit crowdfunding

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Non-profit organizations require money to stay operational, spread awareness and get the job done, and that is where crowdfunding has really helped.   Continue Reading »

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June 22nd, 2015 at 2:17 pm

Silicon Valley and Wall Street converging for a new gold rush called Bitcoin

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 What do you think of Bitcoin?  My answer is usually the same:  ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.”   Continue Reading »

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June 16th, 2015 at 12:34 pm

Finland’s new government commits to Basic Income experiment

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The new government in Finland has committed to a Basic Income experiment as part of its program for government which was published in May. The commitment consists of one line: ‘Implement a Basic Income experiment’, in the ‘Health and Welfare’ section of the program.

 

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June 12th, 2015 at 5:14 pm

The end of the big banks is coming

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In the near future, banks will no longer be on street corners or housed in high-rise towers, they will be in our pockets or on our wrists.   Continue Reading »

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