Article: Why The Winklevoss Twins Say Facebook Won’t Exist 10 Years From Now….

Blockchain, Crypto, Decentralized Internet

Why The Winklevoss Twins Say Facebook Won’t Exist 10 Years From Now….

“The idea of a centralized social network is just not going to exist five or 10 years in the future. There’s a membrane or a chasm between the old world and this new crypto-native universe. And we’re the conduit helping people transcend the offline into the online.” Tyler Winkevoss tells Forbes.

They’re also helping to fund the tech to make it possible, becoming seed investors in Protocol Labs, which is focused on creating a decentralized internet that works independent of today’s centralized server structure.

Many in the crypto world will know the company from Filecoin, and later this year one of their workshops happens to be on building a decentralized social network, like Facebook.

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Article: New Book Explores Fundamental Changes Blockchain Technology Will Bring

Blockchain

New Strategies in BlockchainNew Book Explores Fundamental Changes Blockchain Technology Will Bring

The first of the book’s two parts is an easy-to-understand explanation about how blockchain works. “New Strategies in Blockchain” presents views of various consensus protocols, reasons for their pros and cons, and explains the how and why of each part of a blockchain system. It also gives a narrative look into Capodieci and Johnston’s journey in building a novel blockchain protocol decoupled from cryptocurrencies.

“Whether you are only interested in this new technology or are already an expert in it, you will find engaging contents that will make you say ‘ah, now I get it,’” Capodieci said.

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Article: Gemini Partners with Learn & Earn to Deliver Cryptocurrency Education to High School Students

Academia, Crypto

Gemini Partners with Learn & Earn to Deliver Cryptocurrency Education to High School Students

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custodian founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, is partnering with Learn & Earn, the app that allows students to learn about financial literacy, gain exposure to new career opportunities, and develop other skills, while earning money for completing snack-size courses. Cryptocurrency courses sponsored by Gemini will explain what cryptocurrency is, the different kinds, the history of cryptocurrency, and will cover areas like digital wallet, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), and the growing acceptance and future for digital currency.

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Article: Viewpoint: Will 5G harm you? Activist groups succeed in stirring conspiracy health risk phobias, as New York State legislature prepares to debate ‘growing evidence’ of harm

Governance, Hardware, Software

screen shot at amViewpoint: Will 5G harm you? Activist groups succeed in stirring conspiracy health risk phobias, as New York State legislature prepares to debate ‘growing evidence’ of harm

Two bills were recently introduced in the New York State legislature (in the Assembly and in the Senate) to establish a “special commission charged with investigating the “growing evidence” linking exposure to radiofrequency (RF) microwave radiation (‘wireless radiation’) emitted by 5G and other wireless antennas, with serious human health and environmental impacts.”

“To date, no studies have confirmed claims by the telecom industry that exposure to wireless radiation emitted by 5G wireless devices, as well as earlier generations of wireless technologies, is safe.”

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Article: NY State Lawmakers Float Creation Of 5G Safety Commission

Governance, Hardware

NY State Lawmakers Float Creation Of 5G Safety Commission

Two New York state lawmakers have introduced legislation to establish a commission charged with examining the health and environmental impacts of wireless radiation emitted by 5G technology and other wireless antennas.

“This kind of involuntary exposure to a scientifically-proven health hazard deserves the scrutiny this commission will provide,” Wood said. “I applaud Senator Kaplan and Assemblyman Abinanti for taking this action to protect public health and the environment.”

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Article: Atari(R) and Chain Games Extend Partnership on the Atari Multiverse

Blockchain, Digital Content

Atari(R) and Chain Games Extend Partnership on the Atari Multiverse

Chain Games™ is an evolution in Web 3.0 blockchain gaming, combining smart contract-based contests with state-of-the-art gameplay. Chain Games’ products are fully ERC-20 and Ethereum compatible. SmartContests™ is an industry-first contract-based competition system where players can compete in games of skill to earn winnings. SmartStaking™ Gaming Contracts reward stakers on the network with 15% of the fees generated on each game played, allowing them to passively earn on any game played on the Chain network.

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