My thoughts on various topics

Is Bitcoin throwing my cow into the volcano?

21 Dec 2019 2 minute read 3 comments paragism

Cover Image Source – Digitally re-mastered by the author Since antiquity, people associated volcanoes with their socio-religious belief. Volcanoes were worshipped in many places and people threw all sort of things into the fire of volcanoes to appeas...

Will AI art bring the death of artists?

21 Dec 2019 1 minute read 2 comments paragism

AI painting created by the author using GauGAN tool of nvidia Human creativity is evolving with time and the concept of ‘art’ is also evolving. This is the era of machines. What if the machines can draw? It is already reality! Artificial intelligence...

Why does centralized social media want to hide the ‘likes’ from you?

20 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments paragism

Cover Image Source A few days back, I was amazed to see that #instagramdelete was trending in my twitter. I discovered that they have finally started to hide the like count in India too. Adam Mosseri, Instagram Head, announced a few days ago that the...

Trump, Modi, Putin and their ‘alpha male’ branding!

20 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments paragism

Cover Image Source - Various (1, 2, 3) - Digitally modified by the author The word ‘Alpha male’ means “the most successful and powerful male in any group” as per the Cambridge Dictionary. The term is originated from the animal kingdom where some anim...

Can EOS save its blockchain castle from the mysterious attack?

20 Dec 2019 2 minute read 5 comments paragism

The day was 31st October, 2019. A token named EIDOS was released on the EOS network on that date. EIDOS does not have any use case and its website does not have any details about its team. It looks like an anonymous virus made to prove a point to the...

Can Google's Quantum Computer hack bitcoin network?

18 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments paragism

Image Source - Google's Quantum Computer Google has recently achieved quantum supremacy. As per the popular science journal Nature, Google's quantum computer can solve complex problems in 200 seconds. As per the Google scientists, the world's fastest...