Entertainment is a huge part of our lives and unsurprisingly a big factor behind technological progress. Video games are easily the most popular pastime of the century for many young people and the trend is growing steadily.
Time is money, and the value of time in today’s world is only growing, especially when it comes to technological innovations. Quite often, time becomes a decisive factor. For instance, results of a scientific research delayed for some reason may cost a Nobel prize for a scientist, or even take.
At the start of the 21st century, Estonia, a country with 1.3 million population, and with its labor pool having one foot out of the door, has launched a major project for general digitalization. Fifteen years later, the country’s infrastructure was ready to take the world’s first govtech blockchain-based projects.
All around the world, there are more and more companies accepting bitcoins, including such giants as Microsoft, Dell, and Overstock. Possibly, now is the time for small businesses to turn their attention to bitcoin as well.
2016 has brought more drama in the world of cryptocurrencies: the rise and the fall of The DAO, Ethereum’s controversial hard fork and subsequent emergence of Ethereum Classic, and the attack on Bitfinex, among others. Certainly, all of us would like to know what’s on the table now.
Inspecting Forklog’s office stockroom the other day, we’ve discovered a mysterious black box containing (almost) new hardware cryptowallet manufactured by U.S.-based company KeepKey. Is it capable of competing with the famous triumvirate of Trezor, Ledger, and Case? Well, there’s only one way to find out.
News on yet another promising project raising funds or breaking another crowdfunding record strike the cryptocommunity more and more often. Still, the question remains whether the fundraising itself can guarantee a project’s success, and whether the team behind the project is liable to repay the investors if the whole affair.
Several weeks ago, ForkLog launched a readers poll, with 1,038 users participating. Our editorial board has summarized the readers’ answers, so that everyone could decide for themselves as to the degree of cryptocurrency integration in our lives.