PREFACE: Indisputably, Vending Machines are objects of cult. Delicious morsels of Hackers, always. In the beginning they worked offline with coins only, then, NFC- keys/cards models started spreading. If I say “COGES” I’m sure that better times will come to someone’s mind. But… In a bunch of years things changed radically. You distract and a moment after, find the world superseded by things connected to the internet… READ MORE by Matteo Pisani.
Are you in LA? The TOKENIZING THE WORLD SUMMIT tmw (10/19) is basically sold out, but with code “HACKERNOON” tickets are available at a 20% discount. I’ll be moderating a 2 pm panel with Slice’s Ari Shpanya (tokenizing real estate), Oilcoin’s Daniel Eisner (tokenizing oil), Elevated Returns’ Jason Kirschenbaum (tokenizing the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen), and Masterworks’ Richard McBeath (tokenizing art). If you can’t attend the event in person, tune in to the livestream, which you can sign up for at no cost here.
Can ANYTHING be tokenized? Will EVERYTHING be tokenized? Read more about it in on Hacker Noon: tokens, tokenomics, token economics, tokenized, tokenized assets, security token thesis, & token economy.
Here are this week’s 30 MUST READ Tech Stories from Hacker Noon:
Bitcoin Deep Thought
Why isn’t Bitcoin banned everywhere? by Haseeb Qureshi
Build For an Astronaut’s Life on Earth
Text Yourself the NASA Picture of the Day With Standard Library and Node.js by Eileen
Why I am finally switching from chrome to Brave by Gokul N K. Download Brave to support Hacker Noon.
I love you Flutter by Shalom Yerushalmy
What to do once you admit that decentralizing everything never seems to work by Nathan Schneider
Colors Are Important
The quick, practical guide to picking colors for your designs by Rumen Manev
Crypto Trading Tech
How I Created a Bitcoin Trading Algorithm Using Sentiment Analysis With a 29% Return by Marc Howard
Double Spend Attack
Blockchain: how a 51% attack works by Jimi S.
The Decentralised Threat to Advertising by Peter McCormack
Education on AI
The first step in AI might surprise you by Cassie Kozyrkov
Time to say farewell to Scrum? by Gary Watts
Default Digital by Tanner Philp
From an Investment Banker Turned Blockchain CEO
Crypto Unchained with Ralph Liu [Listen on iTunes or Watch on Youtube]
Deploying frontend applications — the fun way by Carlos Roso
Future is Now
The Next Generation of Blockchain Startups Will Be a Convergence of Utility Tokens and Private Equity by Alessandro Mario Lagana Toschi
You can absolutely build a profitable developer SaaS business in 2018 by Peter Cho
Know thy Users
User tracking: tales from the trenches by Artem Rukavytsia
Health Insurance and Blockchain with Nick Soman [Listen on iTunes or Watch on Youtube]. Also check out tech healthcare trends.
Healthy Dose of Pessimism
The Blockchain Party is Over by David Passiak
Leverage Polymorphism at Runtime
Coding Dynamic Behavior with the Strategy Pattern by Severin Perez
More Token Information
What is a Security Token? A Comprehensive Guide to How They Work and Their Impact by Taylor Pearson
“News” on Messaging Apps
WhatsApp Fake News: A Game Theory Solution by Rajath Alex
The Time Hacker Method by Carlos Justiniano
Technology and the Quantum Carrot [Listen on iTunes or Watch on Youtube] & Why Canada Will Win the Quantum Race by Natalie Fratto
On Product Iteration
Product Iteration with Hacker Noon Interim CTO Dane Lyons [Listen on iTunes or Watch on Youtube]
There’s Open Source and Then There’s Open Source
Did Microsoft Really Just “Open Source All Its Patents”?? by Ariel Reinitz
To New Beginnings
Why I’m ending my 3-year Open Source contribution spree by Manraj Singh
We wanted an A.I. revolution, instead we got dinner reservations by Kevin Seals
Using Data Science
Product Driven Machine Learning (and NYC Parking Tickets) by Daniel Shenfeld
Until next time, don’t take the realities of the world for granted.
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