The most Viral Story of the Week is “How I hacked modern Vending Machines“Hitting and kicking:” the bundled App of their widest European distribution company.
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 You distract and a moment after, find the world superseded by things connected to the internet… READ MORE by Matteo Pisani.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
Build For an Astronaut’s Life on Earth
Colors Are Important
Crypto Trading Tech
Double Spend Attack
Education on AI
From an Investment Banker Turned Blockchain CEO
Future is Now
Know thy Users
Healthy Dose of Pessimism
Leverage Polymorphism at Runtime
More Token Information
“News” on Messaging Apps
On Product Iteration
There’s Open Source and Then There’s Open Source
To New Beginnings
Using Data Science
Until next time, don’t take the realities of the world for granted.