The Future is Now
Approaching the worlds of tomorrow one advancement at a time. What's next? And what will it do?
- Top Story - July 2018
A Theory of Wireless Electricity
We discuss the revitalization and development of wireless electricity technologies within our generation. The goal is to show that society is developing wireless technology cautiously and ethically as opposed to the blind pursuit of technology demonstrated by our past. We achieve this goal by examining the various power generating and consumer electronics applications in use or planned use, by developed nations. We reviewed the concept of wireless electricity against the following areas: political and legal issues, economics, psychology and sociology, culture and the media, environmental implications, morality, and ethics.
Few disclaimers: this article and the facts/opinions discussed are based off of my own research and discoveries. I am not at all an expert on these materials like the scientists in the respective R&D companies. I hope you enjoy my writing.
Free TV Apps That Could Replace Your Cable Bill
It's the new cable: more channels and no monthly bill! The next step in televised entertainment, much like how music has been revolutionized with streaming, comes a whole new way of watching movies and TV on your mobile device. While not every streaming service is free, nor does every app boast a massive list of titles to choose from, there's still no shortage of possibilities or content when it comes to the digital broadband network. While television sets themselves may not be gone for a long while, how we actually view those sets, thanks to smart applications, widgets, and the like, has slowly moved into a time that disallows for cable and harkens on the objectivity of watching whatever you want, whenever you want.
- Top Story - January 2018
How to Invest in Bitcoin and Succeed
Should I invest in Bitcoin, or is it already too late to make any money off the mysterious cryptocurrency? Despite being all over the evening news lately, many people still aren't sure just what in the hell is Bitcoin.
Which Cryptocurrency is the Next to Boom?
Coinbase is by far the biggest and most popular exchange to invest in Cryptocurrencies. This is because of the user-friendly layout and purchasing of Cryptocurrencies. Most exchanges are complicated in signing up, purchasing coins and transferring money. For Coinbase, all you have to do is enter an email, driver’s license and bank account or credit/debit card. This easy to use system has sparked tremendous growth for Coinbase with over 13,300,000 users in November of 2017. The downfall of the exchange is that they only have four Cryptocurrencies to buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin. However, Coinbase is looking to add more Cryptocurrencies soon. Will they do this by adding them directly to Coinbase or there acquired exchange GDAX? GDAX is mainly for institutional investors who are looking to transfer a lot of funds and GDAX covers the fee for the miners to transfer the funds. Coinbase /GDAX have requirements to see if the currencies are up to their standards and to make sure they feel comfortable offering this asset to their customer base. Those categories they are looking for are: Mission and Values:
Why We Need to Save Net Neutrality
For years we have taken advantage of our freedom on the internet. Every day we use social media like Instagram, Tumblr, Youtube, Snapchat, Facebook, etc. It has never occurred to anyone that these rights could be taken from us, and it shouldn't be. What allows us to control our internet experiences is a not-so-little thing called Net Neutrality.
The Future of Broadcasting
My name is Trevor Beard. Since high school I have always wanted to become a broadcaster. I followed news, sports, government and current events since I was old enough to read. Growing up in the 80s and early 90s I just missed the Gen X and internet boom. I graduated in 1994 from a rural Southern Oregon community. There was no TV, or radio station within 30 miles and the only media in the area being a now defunct weekly newspaper.
Transhumanism and You
Technology has already changed the world as we know it for good, whether it’s how you get to work in the morning, keep in touch with loved ones, or socialize. Experts are constantly reporting new information on the way developments in technology, like social media for example, are changing our brains. Experts have found that multitasking across multiple media platforms is resulting in measurable physical changes in the brain such as decreased grey matter in the anterior cingulate cortex. In layman’s terms, that means people who are checking multiple different medias in a short span of time are experiencing a decrease in their ability to perform cognitive control tasks (process information and adapt accordingly) as well as social and emotional difficulties. If something as recent as social media is having such a profound effect already, how deep do these changes really go?
Could This Phone Give the iPhone 8 a Run for Its Money?
The Apple iPhone 8 is truly an outstanding phone. Whether you're a fan of the unique colors it comes in such as Gold, Silver, and Space Gray or a fan of the phone's powerful specs with a A11 Bionic chip and ultra clear 12 mega pixel camera, it's no doubt why this phone is dominating the market.
- Top Story - October 2017
How Internet Killed the Mass Media
Humans are social creatures. We are naturally predisposed to interact and empathize one with the other, and the ways we communicate are sophisticated and made perfect by centuries of practice. Over time, we have developed an increasing number of channels and technologies to boost the strength and reach of our messages, from signal fires and passenger pigeons to radio, television, and ultimately the Internet.
What Is Blockchain Technology?
A lot of us always hear "blockchain" or "blockchain technology," or if you've never heard of it, like me, it's OK to be ignorant about it. But really, what is blockchain technology?
Content Marketing Taken to New Levels with AI Robot Reporters
While robots have proven to perform various jobs, especially in the manufacturing industry, more efficiently than humans, those in the writing industry have had nothing to worry about. They knew their jobs weren't at risk. After all, computers cannot think, and hence, they cannot write. Moreover, their internet needs are well taken care of by pocket-friendly NBN plans.