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The Age of the Blockchain

The Age of the Blockchain

In a time when cyberspace is increasingly present in one ‘s life, it comes as no surprise that innovation in this area only adds more value to the online environment. Governments, companies, individuals, everyone has a cyber footprint and the need to operate online. From work to entertainment and even medical services, most of our lives take place on the web. On this platform which has…

Technology and ethics: An imperative 21st century debate

Technology and ethics: An imperative 21st century debate

                                 We live in an age of technological advancement. Medical procedures are becoming safer and more sophisticated, life expectancy is going up, and the overall material comfort of life is increasing. With such…

In an age of long lives, living well matters.

In an age of long lives, living well matters.

  As civilization moves forward in its ever-hurried pursuit of technological advancement it is important to remember that there are other sides of human existence which matter, and should not be allowed to wither. When looking at the number of years most of us will spend on the planet, they add up to quite a lot, especially compared to how long our ancestors were expected to live. However,…

Tech taxes are being used to stop business renewal

Tech taxes are being used to stop business renewal

Austria, France and Germany together with other EU-countries made a proposal earlier this month to introduce an “equalization tax” on foreign internet companies. The justification for this tech tax is that companies such as Google, Facebook and Airbnb are not paying their fair share of taxes, and especially not in France and Germany.   The tech tax is meant to “reflect…

The future’s in the garbage patch

The future’s in the garbage patch

  It does not matter to which part of the political spectrum one adheres, what religion they have or how much time they spend outdoors when considering the question of waste management. It is most likely quite clear to everyone that they prefer to breathe fresh air and live in a place that is clean and free from pollution. Unfortunately, there are circles where it has become almost taboo…

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