I’m happy to announce that the initial release of the Multithreaded Knowledge platform has been finished and is now available! Get it here. What is Multithreaded Knowledge? It’s a decentralized education platform that anyone can use to quickly make online courses about any topic imaginable. Read more about it here. To go with this release, […] Continue reading.
JAMstack is a new web development architecture. It’s designed to produce high-performance sites that don’t cost a lot to host and are easy for developers to work on. Continue reading.
Get up and running with three.js in under 30 minutes! Continue reading.
This week Mark Cuban unveiled the Mercury Protocol, an open-source messaging platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. The goals of the Mercury Protocol are to enable sending messages across multiple platforms, increase user engagement through rewards, and protect user privacy by getting rid of the need for ad servers that collect and store user information. […] Continue reading.
It is important for self-driving cars to have ethics. If the software is able to recognize and interpret situations someone is going to have to program in appropriate and ethical responses to the situations. For example, if a car is about to get in a head-on collision can the car swerve out of the way […] Continue reading.
Shoulder surfing is a technique criminals use. The criminal will stand very closely behind or near someone in an attempt at seeing their phone or ATM pin as it is entered. This also works with laptops, pin-unlock doors, and other similar devices. Researchers from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have invented a new technology […] Continue reading.
Social architecture is the design of an environment such that participants in the environment will behave in a certain way and help achieve the goals of the environment. For example, a cafeteria can be designed in a certain way so that children will interact with a larger variety of children than they would otherwise. This […] Continue reading.
Coinflash is a new startup in the rapidly heating cryptocurrency space. The idea is a good one: they round up the change from your purchases and invest it into Ethereum for you. For example, if you buy a coffee for $3.75, Coinflash will put $0.25 into Ethereum. Over time, you will grow a little Ethereum […] Continue reading.
A Donger is a set of unicode characters in a sequence that makes an emoticon. It’s a little, one-line text person, similar to ASCII art. Here are some examples from the authoritative Donger source Donger List: ᕕ( ◔3◔)ᕗ ᕙ〳 ರ ︿ ರೃ 〵ᕗ ╰[ ⁰﹏⁰ ]╯ You get the gist. If you’ve just now thought to […] Continue reading.
As Uber’s legal and public relations problems increase, Lyft has to spend less and less money acquiring customers. Uber has had many public relations disasters in the past year. Their CEO was ousted amid allegations of company-wide sexual harassment problems, and their ongoing search for a new CEO is fraught with drama. They are also […] Continue reading.