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High Speed Trading

2015. március 30. - Kevin Jackson

When Michael Lewis’ best selling book, Flash Boys, went on sale last year, it sent a shockwave through the financial industry. Lewis’ premise is simple: the stock market is rigged. One year later, the topic of high speed trading (HFT) is still raging on as lawmakers and the public try to…


Is Technology Making Us Smarter or Dumber?

2015. március 23. - Kevin Jackson

I had a horrible dream that I woke up one day and my smartphone wasn’t there. After taking a deep breath, I furiously searched for my tablet. Unfortunately, I could not find it either. Finally, I sprinted to my laptop only to find that it was missing as well. A sense of panic shot up my spine as I…


Internet of Things (IoT)

2015. március 16. - Kevin Jackson

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network created from connected physical objects. To provide some perspective, it is forecasted that by 2020 there will be 40-80 billion connected objects or 10 connected objects for every one person on the planet. The term “IoT” was coined by Kevin Ashton back…


The Global Warming Controversy

2015. március 08. - Kevin Jackson

Back in 2007, former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore, received the Nobel Prize for his role in the making of the internationally acclaimed film, “An Inconvenient Truth.” Due to the success of this documentary and the number of scientists supporting the global warming case, it seemed that the…


Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (Part III)

2015. március 03. - Kevin Jackson

The future of the automobile will be like a soap opera that is full of twists and turns. Many experts believe that in 20 years, electric cars will replace traditional, gas-powered cars and dominate the roads. Others say that the electric cars will not be able to compete with next generation…