It looks like Instagram grew sick of seeing ghostly Snapchat Snapcodes everywhere, got jealous, and made a slightly more boring version of their own. You can scan mine below from within the app to follow me on Instagram, or tap here to get your very own Instagram Nametag. The Standard Instagram Nametag Getting Creative with your Instagram […]
A written summary of my experiences and discussions from The Great Southern Unconference 2018 held at The Arts Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The amount of power that goes into securing Bitcoin has long been a heated discussion point. To compare Bitcoin with another big experiment; the Hadron collider in Europe supposedly uses 1.3TWh per year and Bitcoin is estimated to use 22 TWh per year. One project is aiming to test theories about physics to potentially discover new understandings and […]
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I just bought my second pair of these gloves after losing my first. They have served me well for the past 3 years in the dry of winters from 10°C to -25°C. The smartphone touchscreen tips work well as long as you have the correct size (otherwise the seam can get in the way). Highly […]
As soon as government bodies began declaring certain crypto tokens as securities, it was clear that more eyes would begin looking at how cryptocurrencies were being marketed. One of the biggest events in this timeline was the banning of all cryptocurrency advertising on the Facebook platform in January this year. Ads which had previously passed […]
At the time of writing this Apple have just announced their new iPhone X phone offering FaceID. What is FaceID? Well it uses a complicated mixture of infrared and dot projecting technology to scan your face and confirm that you are really you. Beyond the technology that actually makes it happen, it sounds simple to […]
ActiveCampaign (AC) offer a feature in their marketing automation platform to track user activity on your site and use it to trigger events. By default it only know who your users are if they interact with AC forms or emails during a session, however today I’ve released an Advanced ActiveCampaign Site Tracking plugin on GitHub that […]
One of the great things about WordPress is that there are thousands of free plugins. One of the downsides of WordPress for developers is that users expect amazing software for free. Of course this leads many to adopt a premium (paid) or freemium (paid extras) model. What if there were a way to easily and […]
Today I discovered there is a team working on creating a decentralised blockchain database system called IPDB (Interplanetary Database). They have stated they are building the project with a focus on strong governance, decentralised control and universal accessibility. If the economic model works for storing larger amounts of data then this could be the database system […]
How An “Overpriced” $35 Million USD Blockchain Token Sale For A Product That Doesn’t Exist Sold Out in Less Than a Minute & Why It Will Happen Again
Brave Software Inc is one of the latest companies to sell out a Token Sale (a.k.a. ICO – Initial Coin Offering) in a matter of minutes. With a stated goal of raising $24 Million USD they sold 1 Billion “Basic Attention Tokens” (BAT). They sold these tokens in exchange for Ether (ETH) over the Ethereum […]
WordPress announced last year that they were going to really start investing in marketing. As anyone who knows me will tell you, WordPress and Marketing are two things I follow closely. So when I got an email from Matt Mullenweg (Co-Founder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic) stating they had released the first WordPress TV […]
Recently the Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic question came up. As somebody who actively witnessed the launch of both in real time, I thought it worth sharing some of the facts and my resulting opinions. So let’s get started… What is the difference between Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic? Ethereum (ETH) is a blockchain based system inspired by Bitcoin […]
A selection of footage from a PADI training dive at Ratu Kini in Fiji. Only got to film video at 1 out of 5 dive sites and this was my first GoPro video.
Not too many people seem to know about the Facebook Messenger Scan Codes (mine shown above). They are available within the Messenger app (iOS / Android) under the People Tab. Once you have yours, you can share it pretty much anywhere online or in print. Then anybody who has the Facebook Messenger App can scan your […]