Month: October 2017

Never heard of Ethereum? This mastery bundle will show you why it may be the most important web advance in years

That’s the idea behind Ethereum, a blockchaining process that hopes to do for decentralizing and ultimately protecting online information what Bitcoin is doing for online commerce. It’s a heady idea that’s only beginning to gain traction, but you can get ahead of that curve and take advantage of what Ethereum offers with the Complete Ethereum …

Pursuing a degree online is cool, but the exams totally ruin my sense of privacy

As many students abandon traditional, on-campus university programs to pursue online degrees from the comfort of their homes (myself included), monitoring online exams has become a widely debated topic. While online proctoring has, no doubt, helped to eliminate cheaters, many students believe this technology is far too intrusive and needs better regulation. Completing a subject …

Nuzzel introduces LinkedIn integration and new video feed

Nuzzel, the news curation app from former Friendster founder and CEO Jonathan Abrams, today announced a new integration with LinkedIn. Users who connect their LinkedIn accounts will now be able to access personalized business stories that are relevant to their experiences and interests, and are being widely shared by their professional contacts. Over email, Abrams …

Twitter outlines its plan to tackle trolls, hate symbols and violence

After coming under fire last week for suspending actor Rose McGowan’s account in the midst of her pointing out the worrying phenomenon of sexual harassment in Hollywood, Twitter’s attempt at firefighting was weak, to say the least. CEO Jack Dorsey’s tweetstorm last Friday didn’t hold much water, simply because it felt a lot like more …