The internet may be more centralized and more vulnerable than we think. It may also be under serious threat from political risks. High profile accounts on Twitter being hacked, Cloudflare network going down, and Russia experimenting on a closed internet are not drawing a bright picture for the future. Yet, there is still hope!
As the 100 meters sprint races have a psychological limit of 10 seconds, the startups also have a similar limit at $1 Billion valuation to be a “unicorn”. Especially in developing countries, being a unicorn has numerous challenges. Turkey’s first tech unicorn Peak Games shows that your geography doesn’t have to set your course.
Running python notebooks in Colab can significantly ease your daily tasks. Google provides you some free CPU, and even a small scale GPU that’s perfect for running simple tasks through its hosted Jupyter notebook app called Google Colab. Just run your code on the cloud and interact with your Google Drive files in 6 simple steps.
Blockchain innovations keep bringing us new and exciting products. After standard cryptocurrencies, the evolution continued with ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings), IEOs (Initial Exchange Offerings), Smart Contracts, etc. and now it’s time for DeFi (decentralized finance). It’s here to replace banks but it may still be a bit early.
Benjamin Graham came up with the rule of 72 and mentioned it in his book The Intelligent Investor. The rule says, when you divide the rate of the annual return/interest rate to 72, the result gives you the number of years required to double your money. It’s the most practical way to forecast the growth of your invested savings.
There are numerous ways to generate an income for your online business and all of them have certain pros and cons over each other. Here is what I learned from 3 different business models I’ve experimented with, before fully admitting the failure of my start-up.
Bitcoin futures are better since, it’s easier to store a digital asset than a commodity. When the contract is about to expire, nobody will push the prices to negative values to avoid physical delivery. After receiving, it’s easier to sell your Bitcoins in a cryptocurrency exchange than to find a customer for your oil barrel.
After declaring bankruptcy, the stock price of the car rental company Hertz spiked around 700%. The retail investors of Robinhood App see an opportunity here, where all institutional investors avoid the stock? Who is right? And what does it tell us about the markets?
businesses and individuals during the Covid-19 crisis and amplified economic inequality. Money is transferred from traditional industry to tech stocks, growth start-ups to rich in cash giants, offline businesses to online businesses.
FED has been printing money and buying all the corporate bonds and stocks since the beginning of Covid-19 crisis. Can this really bring long term economical recovery or is it just Powell and Trump’s power play at the expense of U.S economy by creating a big bubble?
What was all that fuss about halving and is it worth talking about this much? In the last couple of months, wherever you looked in the Bitcoin community, from subreddits to crypto twitter, blog posts to medium articles, most of the posts were about infamous Bitcoin halving. Finally, long-waited Bitcoin halving took place on 11th of May,…
A glimpse at the pre-Socratic Greek era to understand today! Imagine Achilles and tortoise decide to race and tortoise starts the race in front of Achilles, in a distance of A. In order Achilles to pass tortoise, he needs to catch it first. However, to catch the tortoise, Achilles first needs to complete the half…