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Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

Say there’s a coin that’s currently worth hundreds of U.S. dollars, but it’s not made of gold, or platinum, or any precious metal. In fact, it’s not the kind of coin you can hold in your hand or stick in a piggy bank. It’s a digital currency, which means it only exists electronically. I’m talking …

The Dark Side of the Web

The Dark Side of the Web

As the internet continued to grow in the mid-to-late 1990s it would come to transform society on a global scale. The biggest change came in the form of instant communication. As long as you had an internet connection you could talk to anyone on earth, assuming, of course, they were also connected to the internet. …

What Life Is Like For an Ex-President

What Life Is Like For an Ex-President

“There is nothing more pathetic in life than a former president.” These words, and variations of them, authored by former President John Quincy Adams show up in just about every major article on the subject. But if you pay any attention to the news, you’ll see that’s probably not the case. Today, we’re exploring what …