Blockchain technology creates a reliable decentralized ledger of transactions. These transactions are guaranteed to be 100% secure based on a hash code (or key). The blockchain key provides a digital fingerprint for every transaction within a processed block. This process results in an easily verified database for all transactions within a domain (Smith, 2019, par.5). Although the initial use case for this technology supports anonymous cryptocurrency (BitCoin), blockchain and its variants show great potential for the processing of any recorded information. This paper explores the current discourse on this trend and some of the potential uses of blockchain technology within the field of library science.
Halloween is almost here! Once again, it's time to gape at the offensive and cringe-worthy costumes that some clueless executive signed off on.
Winter weather can bring a whole host of skin problems, dryness, flaking, and irritated etc. But you don’t need to waste your money on overpriced serums or subject yourself to harsh chemical treatments to get your healthy glow back. Save money and time with these simple DIY face masks.
Lately, the term “cult film” has become difficult to define. In the past, an active fan base of self-identified outsiders was the defining trait of a cult film. But since the rise of Comic-Con, fan culture has become less stigmatized and entered the mainstream. Big budget commercial films are released with their own massive “cult-like” followings. So, if legions of devoted fans don’t give a film cult status, what does? A key difference is that these mainstream followings are cultivated and engineered by armies of publicists and marketing gurus. In contrast, the fringe fan bases crop up organically.
More than 40 years after her death, Agatha Christie is having a moment. Charlotte Moore, the director of BBC Content has commisioned another seven Agatha Christie adaptations. Here are the top five Agatha Christie miniseries.
This list has something for everyone, but there is one thread that ties all these documentaries together. They ask the hard questions and examine societal ills.