Bubbling Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, and is the world’s first decentralised currency, meaning that no central bank holds power over the currency, and so it the first international currency since gold. For example, the dollar is the world’s “reserve currency”, but you cannot find or spend a dollar in the majority of the world.

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Morse Code and the Telegraph

The telegraph is absolutely useless. It is frustratingly slow, and it limits us to around 20 words per minute, in comparison to normal speech in which the rate is around 150 words per minute. You had to spend weeks learning Morse code, and months practising it, if you wanted to be fluent

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Life on Mars

Life on Mars was once a distant vision, a future many of dream of a last resort when our planet is inevitably drained of its wealth of resources. While SpaceX is our current hope for our future on Mars, Vera Mulyani is focusing on the challenge of design, the CEO of “Mars City Design” having recently collated the finalists for a design competition.

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Muography Attempts to Uncover Mystery at The Great Pyramid

After 2 years of study, Japanese and French scientists have made the announcement that there appears to be a giant void within Khufu’s Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt.

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Tesla. Spearhead?

With Tesla’s reputation as the pioneering company of the electric car firmly established, attention has now turned to its competitors and what they can come up with to compete.

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Graphene: Physicochemical Wonder

Graphene is an allotrope of carbon, which means that it’s a special arrangement of atoms made entirely of carbon. It’s arranged in a hexagonal lattice, so each carbon atom is attached to three others with double bonds, and each layer is one atom thick.

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Artificial Intelligence: An Integrated Innovation (Part II)

Artificial Intelligence has an illustrious past, with certain key innovators, like Alan Turing, and other conditions, like the transition from analog to digital technology, that led to AI being such an integral ingredient in modern society. 

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Will The Sun Shine On Elon?

Just more than a month ago, Puerto Rico was hit by the devastating hurricane Maria, which left the island with an inability to access many of their fundamental needs. Reports show that approximately 80% of the inhabitants were without electricity. 

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Artificial Intelligence: A History (Part I)

People are lazy. Philosophers argue what the point of life is, but in the meantime scientists focus on how to make our lives easier. So, since the 1940s the first seeds of artificial intelligence were planted, as part of an invention of a programmable digital computer

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Stripe: Only 7 lines of code

Building a billion dollar company just by allowing the spread of only 7 lines of code. Really? Not that bad to be honest. Okay then. It's a bit misleading. Stripe, a technology company which creates "powerful and flexible tools for internet commerce",  provides a way to allow businesses to accept payments online and through apps.

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