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Australian Central Bank Launching Ethereum-based Currency Research Project

The Reserve Bank Of Australia (Australia’s central bank) is launching an Ethereum-based Central Bank Digital Currency project as a proof-of-concept to explore the tokenization of a wholesale national currency. The digital currency would be used by wholesale participants to fund, settle, and repay tokenized syndicated loans. Ethereum is one of the first decentralized platforms to…

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Cloud Drive Providers Won’t Respect Your Privacy? There’s An App For That

I haven’t been using cloud storage providers much (just for a few things that aren’t important like cat photos) for multiple reasons: They won’t respect my privacy. They aren’t secure enough (usually no end-to-end encryption, despite it being simple concept, they just don’t want to do it!). Considering the leaks and hacks associated with using…

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LinkedIn: Blockchain Is The Most In-Demand Hard Skill

I have had my eye on blockchain for a few years, and came across a number of articles claiming that blockchain is a farce and that it doesn’t provide any benefits (I wrote about some of its benefits if you’re curious). Fast forward to the past few months, i’m seeing more positive articles about blockchain —…

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SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites To Provide Internet Access

The SpaceX Falcon reusable rocket has successfully launched — carrying 60 miniature satellites that will provide global Internet access out into space. The Internet satellites are part of SpaceX’s second batch and is just the beginning of many launches, which will eventually amount to thousands of satellites. This launch comes at a time when wired…

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UPS And CVS Deliver Prescription Medication Via Drone

Prescription medication is something that you normally have to go to a pharmacy to collect, and if you’re seriously ill or incapacitated — it can be quite a nuisance. The days of standing in line and waiting for a prescription may be nearing an end — as CVS and UPS has delivered prescription medications by…

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Why Blockchain: As Quickly As Possible

As is the case with most technologies, blockchain has its use cases. The first step to identifying blockchain’s use cases and why you should use blockchain, or why blockchain may not be for you is to learn how it works (hardly any technical details required). To put it frankly, blockchain is a data storage concept…

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Collaborative Robot Use in the Food and Agriculture Industry

Robotic automation has been taken to a higher level as a result of the game changing robotic models from Universal Robots known as the collaborative robots or cobots. These robots can work safely alongside employees since they are easy to operate and portable for faster redeployment to other areas of production. The frequent changes in…

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Advantages of Using Project Management Software in Construction

Effective management of a construction project depends on how streamlined it is. It helps in tracking the developments and stay on budget. It helps to improve and boost communication throughout the project. One of the best manners to ensure efficiency of a project is by implementing construction management software as early as possible for developing…

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Metal 3D Printers Will Have Massive Implications

3D printing technology has already shown the world that a fairly small desktop appliance can pop out a number of elaborate items. However, it has been limited to certain materials. Metal 3D printing has historically been cost prohibitive, but now the cost of it has fallen to 1/20th of what it used to be thanks…

Testing an EFM8 microcontroller using a multimeter.

Quick Tips For Buying The Best Multimeter (For You)

Multimeters are versatile electrical testers designed to check voltages, current, resistance, capacitance, circuit continuity among other metrics in electric circuits, depending on the model. A multimeter can’t do everything, but it can cover a wide range of applications. Choosing The Right Features High voltage protection is much a greater issue in certain fields than it…