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Author: Ania Milaeva

El Matador

CNBC television host Jim Cramer is fond of saying “There’s always a bull market somewhere.” He’s right. Somewhere the price of some asset is likely rising, but what Jim doesn’t tell you is that for many a bull market there’s a matador waiting to kill

The upside down pyramid

Have you ever looked at a dollar bill and noticed the creepy pyramid with the all-seeing eye on top? Pyramids have long symbolized strength, stability, and continuity. All those features would seem worthy adjectives to describe a desirable type of money for our civilization to

Fintech trends to watch for

Fintech investment: On a global basis, there were 1,561 fintech investment deals closed during the first half of 2019. Payment technology companies represented the largest share of global fintech investments at 25%. Those 390 payment technology companies received 28% of all global fintech investment during

Inside the Haunted House of Money

As we enter the first day of October we feel the cool breeze of Autumn flowing in coupled with anticipation for the fiery sunset colored leaves spread across forests of the temperate climate zones. Our imaginations also turn to pumpkin pies and Halloween costumes. Old

99% is not enough

In most endeavors in life the bar for success is set pretty low and even if you don’t meet the low bar the consequences are negligible. For example, you can make it through high school answering correctly as little as 70% of the questions right

Momentum Behind Hashgraph Distributed Ledger Technology

Last night Hedera Hashgraph accomplished a significant milestone. Following 18 months of intensive development and preparation, Hedera completed the beta launch of its “Mainnet” open access network. Hedera Hashgraph is the public permissionless distributed network operating on the revolutionary Hashgraph distributed ledger technology, created by Swirlds.

Hashgraph: World’s Most Advanced Distributed Ledger Technology

The Hashgraph distributed consensus algorithm was invented by Dr. Leemon Baird.  Dr. Baird received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.  Together with his longtime friend and colleague Mance Harmon, Swirlds Inc. was organized in 2016.  Baird and Harmon were both former faculty

Climate change and gold

It's probably fair to say that when you think of the mining industry you probably don’t think of it as being good for the environment. You’d be right to feel that way. Look at the headlines. In February of this year mining giant Rio Tinto