December 6, 2017

Section Opener
Cryptocurrencies

Introduction Blockchain, often synonymous with the term Bitcoin, has perfused into our quotidian economy since its 2008 inception by an anonymous person or group known as […]
December 6, 2017

In Consensus Algorithms We Trust

Theodor Beutel discusses the potential of blockchain. Beyond Bitcoin First on the agenda is payment. Initially proposed in 2008, Bitcoin is both the oldest and the […]
December 6, 2017

No money, No worries?

Vikram Parathalingam explores the socio-economic implications of a cashless society in the future. Imagine a world without physical money, where you go to a shop and […]
December 6, 2017

Bitcoin is no longer a currency

Written by Student If you thought Bitcoin was a currency, perhaps one mainly used to buy drugs on the Dark web, you’d be wrong. At least, […]
December 6, 2017

Cryptocurrency – An opportunity for change?

Alec Edgecliffe- Johnson explores the potential of alternative currencies in amending the abundant social failings of  the current financial system. In the wake of the 2008 […]
December 6, 2017

Section Opener
Society

The internet brings us together.  From social media messaging to anonymous forums, the communication afforded by our online presence holds a huge place in our lives. […]
December 6, 2017

The Flat White Economy of Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh’s very own Flat White economy, a tightly knit community pushing the boundaries of the city’s tech landscape. The flat white economy, so named after […]
December 6, 2017

Online Revolution of Streetwear

Matthew Boreman explores the online revolution that the streetwear and trainers world has undergone over the past few years. The world of trainers and street-wear has […]
December 6, 2017

eSports: A hidden gem?

Peter Ly believes that as internet usage continues to increase, online games are rising to challenge our traditional perception of sports. Every sport has a star: […]