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Learning to cross the digital street

It’s a tough conversation to have. My pre-teenage child discovers that the new route to cool at school is through garnering likes and followers on social media. And I have to say no. Of course my initial, default response has been that most social media sites have a minimum age of thirteen, and therefore my child isn’t old enough. But if not being able to join one’s friends on Instagram, Snapchat and others means they feel they are losing out, finding an answer to how to resolve their dilemma means thinking about it well before they reach this age. You […]

Digital Evolutions : The Coming Of Age of Digital Currency Trading Technology

There has been a great deal of discussion in mainstream and specialist media in the past months of the coming of age of digital currencies, both positive and negative. As a recent initiate to the digital currency world, I am taking a perspective from the traditional viewpoint of trading and exchanges and how the space could potentially evolve. As it stands, the market cap of Bitcoin is somewhere in the region of 6 to 7 billion dollars. Recent price volatility has made this number hard to state with any degree of accuracy, however the bottom line is that the adoption […]