Sunday, May 28, 2017


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A reaction to the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin is a digital-currency scheme designed to wrest control of the monetary system from central banks. With Bitcoin, anyone can mint money, provided he or she can complete a complex computation quickly enough. Through a set of clever protocols, that computational hurdle prevents the system from being coopted by malicious hackers. At the...


David Scott Diffrient, Colorado State University On May 17, the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes kicked off with the opening-night screening of director Arnaud Desplechin’s “Ismael’s Ghosts.” It will wrap up 11 days later, when the Pedro Almodovar-led jury bestows the highly coveted Palme d’Or on one of the 19 international productions in the festival’s main competition. In...


Outsourcing. An important strategy many companies are hesitant to build into an overall business plan. Some ecommerce executives believe their teams can manage it all without outside help, and fear consultants won’t perform as well as the in-house team. Or perhaps they’ve experienced horror stories of not finding the right partner or engaging them in the right way, and...