Internet security seems to be crumbling before our eyes, and our media and leaders are not immune and lack a crucial understanding of how vulnerable a totally digital world can be. The answer may lie with analog technologies.
The technology developed to create a crypto-currency may be used to solve two intractable problems in scholarly publishing: authenticating users and counting usage.
Two ways to leverage scarcity in the computer world are worth examining, because they represent baffling new ways for the rich to get richer.
A new form of cybercurrency is edging into the mainstream, but is it something we should embrace or repel?