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InitiativeQ

Initiative Q is an attempt by ex-PayPal guys to create a new payment system instead of credit cards that were designed in the 1950s. The system uses its own currency, the Q, and to get people to start using the system once it’s ready they are allocating Qs for free to people that sign up […]

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Benefits of Cryptocurrency & Basic Investing Advice

Cryptocurrencies are simply a digital form of currency. E.g. Bitcoin – The first and original, will be in high demand for the foreseeable future. The brand is super strong, but in terms of practical usage the network is backed up and the mining community has huge political fighting about how to solve its problems. So […]

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Peter Thiel Sells 73% of Remaining Facebook Stake

Billionaire Peter Thiel, an early investor in Facebook Inc., sold 73 percent of his stake in the social-media company this week.   In May 2012, Thiel sold 16.8 million shares for $638 million. In August 2012, Thiel sold almost all of his remaining stake, $395.8 million, for a total of more than $1 billion. In […]

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Uber fires employees after hack cover-up

Uber has fired two employees after a breach of user data was covered up last year, Dara Khosrowshahi has revealed to the public. In a blog post, he said that the October 2016 data breach had only been revealed to him recently, and that two employees whose job it was to respond appropriately to a […]

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What every aspiring data analysts should be learning first

Statistics. Get familiar and comfortable with combinations, permutations, different types of probability, linear regression, hypothesis testing, different types of distributions.   Python or R? When it comes to analysis, Python is mostly used for Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Python use to have an advantage over R when it came to Deep Learning due to […]

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The next big thing in PC storage (PCIe-based SSD)

Interesting to have 375gb as addressable memory for only $1500. I can see why people are excited about this. I would expect in 5 or so years for AWS et. al. to be offering cheaper VM provisions with Optane for customers who don’t mind the small performance hit.   It’s my understanding that Optane’s capabilities […]

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What I would I wish for if I could put together my very own Dream Crate?

I am building my dream 3D Printing workshop and it’s time to get serious with 3D printing. I am looking for a machine that will print high quality parts consistently with minimal hassle from then on.   I’d rather pay more for a workhorse machine, than go cheap and fight with it constantly. The main purpose […]

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Ninja Loop – Phone Strap (Black) Review

  Are you one of those people who are constantly texting, emailing and dropping your phone at least twice a week? Good, keep reading! I’ve been looking for a solution to this problem myself lately.   The solution? Ninja Loop. Shout out to Juliana for hooking me up with some Ninja Loops! This product is a phone strap […]

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The 4 major principles of Object Oriented Programming.

Do to my interest in Apple’s new programming language Swift, I’ve taken the liberty of explaining the 4 major principles of Object Oriented Programming. Encapsulation, Abstraction, Inheritance and Polymorphism.   The best way to explain it in my opinion is to use Pokemon. Encapsulate: You can tell Charmander to use Flamethrower. You don’t know what flamethrower […]

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