Category: Tech

SOCIAL MEDIA AS A CONTEMPORARY NEEDS OF MANKIND

Abstract: Social networks are one of the most popular ways of communication in the world. Learning its wise use and knowing the alphabet is one of the fundamental steps to pursued, with greater tenacity in health, due to the risks and benefits that these powerful tools offer. Social media has become a powerful vehicle to…

Is Collective Intelligence the answer to our Global Challenges?

“No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it. We must learn to see the world anew” A. Einstein In my last article, I wrote about the change of era we are experiencing and introduced the idea of leveraging our collective intelligence, to address the challenges we collectively face in this globalized world.…

Blockchain or blockchains?

blockchain or blockchains

In the previous articles we have seen the technical characteristics of the blockchain and the function of the logs in the communication protocols, but there is only one blockchain managed model or the templates are more than one? What are the consequences of the fact that this is a distributed register? Permissioned blockchain o unlimited…

Hurricanes, climate change and human responsibilities

hurrican irma

The tropical stormes should be a warning to Trump’s intents. Hurricanes are hitting the USA one by one. After Harvey storm that hit Texas, hurricane Irma is already battering in Florida. It has set records for being the strongest hurricane to have occurred in the open Atlantic, and for having sustained wind speeds of at…

Can Modern Collectivism address the Challenges of Globalization?

globalization approach

“..Nothing short of utopia can now save us from ourselves, but we are actually in sight of this utopia..” Peter Russel We are now living in a vanishing world, where a new one is coming into being. Both to solve the challenges of this old world coming to an end, and to face the challenges of the new world,…

The nightmare of Harvey and climate change

harvey climate change

Parts of the Houston area set a record for rainfall from Harvey storm in the United States. The unofficial five-day total in some Texas locations reached 51 inches on Tuesday. That easily tops the previous five-day record for the contiguous U.S. in Medina, Texas, into 1978. The flooding has resulted in at least 30 deaths,…

The blockchain or the new telematic traceability mechanisms of transactions

blockchain how does it work

We increasingly hear about blockchains and the attention that the most diverse institutions, public and private, turn to this technology testifying its importance as a tool for telematics traceability of transactions; but what is and how does the most popular “distributed” protocol of the moment work? The term “blockchain” (literally “chain of blocks”) indicates a…

The battle of Maduro vs the Venezuelan Ecosystem

venezuela crisis madder

There is only one natural resource that is now available in larger amounts than in the past: humans. Connecting them, in novel, pervasive, widespread and affordable manners, is perhaps the biggest breakthrough enabled by digital technologies” Fabrizio Sestini Any attempt to perform an analysis of the current political and social crisis in Venezuela, which does not…

Is Gun Lobby worse than Islamic Terrorism?

In San Francisco and Washington another shootout led to several deaths and injuries. The odds of you being shot dead in USA are far greater than of you being killed in a terrorist attack in Europe. More Americans were killed by firearms roughly every five hours than were killed by terrorists in an entire year.…

Climate Agreement: Make our planet great again

President Donald Trump, on Thursday, announced he was pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, an international treaty aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change. In 2016, the Paris Agreement marked a turning point in the battle against climate change.The Paris Agreement is the result of more than two decades of climate…