The Uncanny Valley

Have you ever read/heard the term “The Uncanny Valley”? It refers to the way the human brain perceives the slight differences between real human beings, or real living creatures, and the not-quite-there facsimiles created with rubber plastic and clay or Continue reading The Uncanny Valley

Bitcoin Outlawed

Bitcoin being outlawed is not a new thing. The new-ish digital currency had many bumps on the road since it’s inception back in 2009. One of the first that actually outlawed it, was Iceland which used an existing legislation made Continue reading Bitcoin Outlawed

HYIP dry/crash season

As you may know, I’ve been doubling with HYIP Websites for the last few months. Just as the name implies, these are risky programs and are close neighbors (for the most if not the whole part) of the Ponzi Scheme. Continue reading HYIP dry/crash season

Why are computer/video games in movies always so much better?

I don’t know why, but somewhere on the way from mind to reality, computer games never turn out as cool as they do appear in films. It may be budget constraints, lack of technological advancement, or simply lack of imagination, but Continue reading Why are computer/video games in movies always so much better?

Drops and Bits of Bitcoin

On the regulation front, Wallstreet Journal reports that France is planning to implement new rules for financial institutions (like banks, investment houses, money exchanges, and any other possible bitcoin distributor) that will force them to collect and verify the identities Continue reading Drops and Bits of Bitcoin