Don’t Waste a Good Crisis

The pandemic has made it possible for art media which would traditionally be seen in the context of a gallery or museum to be streamed online from the comfort of your home. It allows the viewer the freedom and flexibility to search and find content that resonates with them. And for someone like myself that loved to be inspired by new and provoking ideas the excitement of exploring and discovery is now endless.

So, don’t waste a good crisis. 

My searching led me to DIS. A streaming visual media platform that re-imagines society’s relationship to videos and streaming channels, making intellectual theory accessible when it would typically be presented in an academic thesis.

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Interpol Creates Digital Currency to Study Crypto Crime

Interpol’s cybercrime research facility, the Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), has created its own digital currency in a bid to combat cryptocurrency-fuelled crime. The IGCI team, which includes members from Singapore’s police force, will use its in-house virtual currency to study scenarios of cryptocurrency use and misuse in a specially designed simulation training game. (Via CoinDesk) Continue reading Interpol Creates Digital Currency to Study Crypto Crime

First Licensed Digital Currency Broker-Dealer

The former bitcoin trading division of SecondMarket, has relaunched under the new name Genesis Trading in bid to become “the partner of choice for large institutional buyers and sellers” in digital currency trading, while creating an identity of its own from this specification. Genesis Trading, which claims to be the first fully licensed digital currency-centric … Continue reading First Licensed Digital Currency Broker-Dealer

Digital media, privacy and consumer trust collide

The growth of digital media has been accompanied by increasing concern over consumer privacy. Is surveillance really the future for digital media? What are other viable business models? How are businesses managing consumers’ fears around data collection? To what extent do consumers care if their data is handled responsibly? In the digital age who should … Continue reading Digital media, privacy and consumer trust collide

Why you need to love Blockchain and Bitcoin

Most people following developments in Bitcoin are familiar with the often repeated mantra proclaiming that blockchain is an innovative technological breakthrough. The blockchain is a peer-to-peer public ledger maintained by a distributed network of computers. There is no central authority, and no need a trusted third party to process and verify transactions. Eliminating the need … Continue reading Why you need to love Blockchain and Bitcoin

Facebook to host The New York Times content on its app

Image News Talk Florida The New York Times reported the paper will give up some of its website traffic to the social-media giant, a move that some media observers call a power shift in digital publishing landscape. Under the proposed deal, Facebook would host content from prominent news outlets such as The Times, National Geographic … Continue reading Facebook to host The New York Times content on its app