April 2013 Archives
BitTorrent Inc. has opened up its Sync app to the public today. The new application is free of charge and allows people to securely sync folders to multiple devices using the BitTorrent protocol. Complete control over the storage location of the files and the absence of limits is what sets BitTorrent’s solution apart from traditional cloud based synchronization services.
BitTorrent’s Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public
I frequently meet people who think that overpopulation will lead to some future disaster (i.e., a “population bomb”). This is frustrating mostly because fear mongering about overpopulation has been a favourite past-time of many academics for more than two centuries now.
No Population Bomb
News is bad for your health. It leads to fear and aggression, and hinders your creativity and ability to think deeply. The solution? Stop consuming it altogether
News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier
The project represented a breakthrough in using software code to authenticate and protect transactions without resorting to a centralized bank or government treasury. In that way, Bitcoin became a peer-to-peer system. That comes in pretty handy for people who do not want their transactions monitored.
Bubble or No, Virtual Bitcoins Show Real Worth - NYTimes.com