Commerce in a post-Wikileaks economy

You’ve likely seen the news that Visa, Mas­ter­card, PayP­al and oth­ers
are under dis­trib­uted deni­al of ser­vice (DDOS) attacks by folk who feel
that WikiLeaks head­man Juli­an Assange is being per­se­cuted for
dis­trib­ut­ing sens­it­ive inform­a­tion he…

Turning science fiction into reality. How cool!

A few years back my wife intro­duced me to an enter­tain­ing book called Earth­web; a sci­ence fic­tion nov­el set in the near future. The book intro­duced to me a couple of inter­est­ing con­cepts that are just being real­ized in our daily life today — the first is that of a social cur­rency or rat­ing sys­tem […]