Archive: Technology

Quantum Computing Is (Almost) Here

By Andy Gordon on November 20, 2019

No industry is safe from disruption. Including computers. Quantum computing is the next big disruption... and it may be closer than you think.

Facial Recognition Technology Is Raising Serious Issues

By Andy Gordon on September 11, 2019

Facial recognition technology is spreading like wildfire, including among U.S. law enforcement. Here’s why that’s troubling.

Are We Underestimating the Blockchain?

By Andy Gordon on March 21, 2018

According to Amara’s law, we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. I think this is true of blockchain.

Startups Help Clear the Way to Crypto

By Andy Gordon on January 24, 2018

Sometimes it's not easy or quick to buy a few dollars' worth of your favorite cryptocurrency. Fortunately, startups are already coming up with technological fixes.

These Five Startups Shine Brightest at Vegas Tech Show

By Andy Gordon on January 17, 2018

At the Consumer Electronics Show, I saw a number of impressive products. Here are the five startups that stood out the most to me.

How Blockchain Technology Will Change the World

By Adam Sharp on January 12, 2018

Blockchain technology is attracting the attention of developers, investors and even governments. Let’s look at how this invention will change the world.

It’s Bitcoin’s Time to Shine

By Adam Sharp on August 4, 2017

The cards are lined up perfectly for bitcoin. Its primary competitors are all vulnerable to disruption.

What Happens if Bitcoin Goes Mainstream?

By Adam Sharp on July 21, 2017

Bitcoin is spreading virally, and it may be headed for mainstream adoption. What would the price look like if we got there?