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Local Thais Seek to Supplement Their Income

The 1990′s saw the rise of the Asian Tigers with impressive double-digit income increases benefiting the entire population. By 2014, the World Wide Web has opened the door for entrepreneurs to bypass traditional government bureaucracies to make money directly. So how are local Thai citizens boosting their own income in the Digital Age? Thai Military […]

Next level design – creating safer public spaces with VoiceYourView

Have you ever taught about bad things happening to you or your children in your local park? When you go running at dusk, have you ever felt eerie about the route you’re taking? Did you ever think there would be a better way to facilitate safety in your local community? You probably have, just like […]

Money as debt

“When banks extend loans to their customers, they CREATE money by crediting their customers’ accounts.” – Sir Mervyn King In this animated documentary artist Paul Grignon creates an interesting point of view when it comes to mortgages, debts and our money system. How can we loan so much money that does not even exist? And, how is […]

The Future of Bitcoins

The major draw of bitcoins for consumers is that they are decentralized, meaning the transaction fees are much lower than those of a bank or credit card processing company. Large amounts of money can be sent across the globe in 10 minutes for only pennies. Bitcoin users also have the option of paying higher fees […]

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Bitcoins Vs. Government

Bitinstant CEO Charlie Schrem was arrested in January for drug trafficking on Silk Road an online black market that allowed for transactions using bitcoins. Federal agents shut down Silk Road in October and investigations are ongoing. More information on the investigations can be found in The Guardian’s The man behind Silk Road article. Since October, the future […]

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The Public Private Lives of Internet Users

When using social networking services or simply posting a comment on a website, best practice is to assume that everyone will find out about it. An off color remark posted in a forum could easily find its way to Facebook or Twitter. Celebrities and politicians have found themselves thrust into headlines after the wrong picture […]

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Introduction to Bitcoins

Bitcoins are completely digital currencies that are not regulated by financial institutions. As such, they can be used globally and converted into Euros, British Pounds, US Dollars, or any other world currency. Users access bitcoins through a digital wallet. Initially, a user will need to accept bitcoins as a payment for services or purchase bitcoins […]

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And what about Online Security?

As the world advances ever closer to a true digital economy, online security becomes a very important issue. Protecting personal and financial information from would-be identify thieves is vital when millions of consumers around the globe conduct banking and business transactions online. Installing anti-virus software and choosing strong passwords are a few of the more […]

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Creating an Online Identity

The era of duel identities is quickly coming to an end. It was once quite common for the average internet user to take on an online-only persona but the online world is moving ever closer to transparency. Social media sites are shutting down accounts that cannot be linked to a real person. Employers review social […]

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