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SFOX Raises 22.7 million, Bolsters Bitcoin Exchange

The world’s first ever Bitcoin exchange was established in 2009, ushering the age of digital exchange. Since those nascent years, trading platforms have cropped up to facilitate the extremely volatile currency. In market speak, volatility equals profitability. And wherever there’s money to be made you can bet everything you have that high network individuals will […]

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Bitmain pumps 3 million dollars into tribeOS

Bitmain, the largest privately owned bitcoin mining company, has invested $3 million in tribeOS. The seed round gives much needed funding to a company that has been operating under an invisibility cloak for the last five years. On the surface, tribeOs is just another ad tech platform. Dig a bit deeper and you’ll discover that […]

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Dota 2 Pros Annihilated by AI

Remember Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo, and how it utterly dominated Lee Sedol, the South Korean professional Go player? What we learned from that experience is that, after absorbing a data set of 100,000 Go games, AI can turn around and teach us a few tricks, even if the game has been in existence for a few […]

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Girl Scouts Battle Diversity by offering STEM-related badges

Just last year, I attended a coding boot-camp for nine months. It was a regimented program that involved getting up at 6 AM, commuting for two hours, and then arriving at 48 Wall Street so that I and other wide-eyed students could code from 9AM till 8PM. The boot-camp, with it’s ergonomic chairs and standing […]

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Why Whiteboarding Needs A Makeover

Everywhere you look, the pen and the paper is being replaced by the stylus and the touch screen. In the early 2000s, the first few smart-boards rolled out into classrooms, abrogating chalks and markers and erasers and grime-stained boards. Now fast forward to the iPad and surface pro era. Touch interfaces have now found homes […]

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Rick and Morty Teach JavaScript Hoisting

This is a fan-fictional representation of Rick and Morty. This post is not sponsored by the show. Written by Raji Ayinla Morty: Here’s a question I’d like answered. Why does this work? What is this Jedi nonsense? sayMyNameSayMyName(‘Morty’); // ‘I said your name, Morty.’ function sayMyNameSayMyName(name){ return `I said your name,${name}.`; } Rick: Hoisting. Morty: […]

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5 Apps That Are Changing the World

The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows where he is going. Epictetus’ words still ring true today. Since humanity began developing apps, the world has been turning like a revolving door. Apps have embedded themselves into our everyday lives. Need to make a restroom run? Well, there’s an app that will […]

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5 Hottest China-based Ed Tech Companies

According to a recent TechCrunch article, Chinese companies are in hot pursuit for U.S. English teachers. All you need is a clean, spacious room and a web cam that’ll broadcast your lessons to millions of Chinese users. The gold rush towards the digitization of learning has already swept through the U.S. in the form of […]

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5 Hottest Atlanta Startups in 2018

Atlanta is quickly becoming one of the largest startup centers in the United States. Accelerators, incubators, and work spaces dot this mid-tier city. Most notably, Atlanta Tech Village boasts its status as America’s 4th largest tech hub. With that in mind, here are 5 of the hottest Atlanta-based startups. 1) Bitpay If you bought into […]

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