What Is Bitcoin and How to Use It

Bitcoin is a hot topic in the digital world. And when we say hot, we mean Carolina reaper/Sahara Desert hot. Chances are you think of Bitcoin as some sort of cryptocurrency,...


How Amazon Is Using Your Data To Make You Buy

In 2018 all eyes are on Amazon. Bezos got crowned the wealthiest man in modern history, and Amazon is overtaking Apple as the most valued tech company in America. Which begs the...


The Real Reason You Should Be Responsible Online

Spring break during your freshman year was awesome. It was one of those life-changing, earth-shattering moments you’ll never forget. And neither will your Instagram followers. At...


Major Centralized Systems are Hacked Multiple Times a Year

There is a reason that a majority of the world’s services are offered through centralized systems. Before the advent of distributed systems such as blockchains, we collectively...


A Beginner’s Guide to Staying Safe Online

Every week it seems a new security breach is hitting the headlines so we can be forgiven for thinking the online world is a dangerous place. Earlier this year, Facebook was...


The Cybersecurity & Privacy Market is Scaling Rapidly Each Year

Cybersecurity is serious business. The rapidly growing cybersecurity and privacy market has grown 37 times over the last 18 years. The 2018 Cybersecurity Market Report revealed...


Three Things Most People Know About Ripple

With a market capitalization that once exceeded $129 billion USD, Ripple is the world’s third most popular cryptocurrency. At present, the cryptocurrency has devalued to .43 USD,...


What Is Sharding and Why Does It Matter?

Sharding is a database partitioning technique that distributes larger databases into smaller segments and can be spread between more two or more exclusive servers. Each distinct...


Redundancy in Systems is Critical

If you ever come across engineers, they might babble on about the significance of redundancy in systems. This technical jargon will of course mean nothing to the rest of us – so...


Are You Smarter Than Your Jeans? These “Smart” Clothes Have Something To Say About Your Data Privacy

In the 1970’s, a stunning and innovative product entered the world—it was a calculator watch and it became the first of what is now termed as “wearable” technology. Fast...