The Loneliness of the Virus

One of the biggest problems created by the pandemic and lockdowns is hardly ever discussed at this stage. We know about the economic impact: finding a job has become near impossible, going for a job interview even legally prohibited in some countries. The long-term medical effects of the disease are as yet unknown and evenContinue reading “The Loneliness of the Virus”

The Future of the Internet of Things

Imagine yourself in the future. You get up and your coffee is already made for you, perhaps even your entire breakfast. Smart kitchen utensils are preparing your scrambled eggs, and the smart fridge reorders soy milk as you take out the almost empty bottle. You are probably not reaching for your phone; instead, voice commandsContinue reading “The Future of the Internet of Things”

How Blockchain Will Save the World

Two years ago nobody talked about blockchain. Now the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is suddenly everywhere. (See:¬†Blockchain Is the Most Disruptive Invention Since the Internet Not Just In Finance) Enthusiastic experts predict that in the coming 10 years, blockchain will change the way we do everything, from financial markets to health recordsContinue reading “How Blockchain Will Save the World”

Zuckerberg’s manifesto is dangerously political and naive

In case you haven’t heard, in the wake of fake news criticism, the founder of Facebook has released a manifesto that outlines the future of Facebook. It is extremely political, idealistic, and downright naive. What’s more, it’s downright dangerous. Zuckerberg wants to use his influence, his platform, and AI to save globalization.¬†At the core ofContinue reading “Zuckerberg’s manifesto is dangerously political and naive”