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Why We Are On The Verge Of Total Decentralization Or Total Slavery

Why We Are On The Verge Of Total Decentralization Or Total Slavery

In this video from the Steemit conference in Poland where the discussion includes how decentralization can become a reality. In this digital age the topic is more relevant than ever because the question is becoming do we get total freedom with decentralization or total slavery without it?

How I flew from New York to Japan for $300

How I flew from New York to Japan for $300

Planning a vacation doesn’t have to break the bank if you know where to look. If you’re ready for a break, here are some useful travel tools, services, and apps that’ll help you design your next getaway. The sites mentioned in this video can be found here: https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/28/15921842/how-to-plan-a-vacation-travel-apps-flight-deals-abroad The Verge’s sponsors play an important role…

Apple MacBook Air 2018 review: premium economy

Apple MacBook Air 2018 review: premium economy

Apple has finally redesigned the MacBook Air with a retina display. Starting at $1199, it has a tapered design, it’s super thin, and pretty light. The new MacBook Air includes all the features you’d expect from a modern laptop – like Touch ID, louder speakers, and a big touchpad. But, it’s an Air so don’t…

New iPad Pro review: can it replace your laptop?

New iPad Pro review: can it replace your laptop?

Apple’s new iPad Pro is a beast of a tablet, and Nilay Patel reviews it — everything from its new design and screen to plugging in several devices to the new USB-C port. Dami Lee and William Joel, professional creatives at The Verge, also give their insight into the new iPad and Apple Pencil. Subscribe:…

Amazon vs. Walmart: reinventing how we buy everything

Amazon vs. Walmart: reinventing how we buy everything

Amazon has grown from an unknown online bookseller to one of the most valuable and powerful corporations in modern history. But, as big as Amazon seems, the company’s sales are small compared to big box retailers like Walmart. To compete, Amazon has to do something counterintuitive: it has to move into the real world. Subscribe:…

iPad Pro 2018 hands-on: Apple’s new all-screen tablet

iPad Pro 2018 hands-on: Apple’s new all-screen tablet

Apple announced a new, completely redesigned iPad Pro and we just got to spend a few minutes trying it out. The iPad Pro no longer has a home button; that’s been replaced with Face ID. The transition to Face ID allowed Apple to make the iPad’s side bezels slimmer than ever before, and the result…

Apple Macbook Air 2018 hands-on

Apple Macbook Air 2018 hands-on

Apple has unveiled the new MacBook Air, replacing the influential but outdated laptop with a new model that adds a high-resolution Retina display, USB-C, and Touch ID. The laptop strongly resembles the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro that was released two years ago, but the design has been tweaked with a subtle taper to make it a…

Apple iPad Pro and MacBook Air event in 9 minutes

Apple iPad Pro and MacBook Air event in 9 minutes

Apple introduced three new devices today, reviving the Mac mini and MacBook Air, and refreshing the iPad Pro with a new Apple Pencil 2 and Smart Keyboard. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read More: http://www.theverge.com Community guidelines: http://bit.ly/2D0hlAv Subscribe to Verge Science on YouTube,…

We decoded NASA’s messages to aliens by hand

We decoded NASA’s messages to aliens by hand

In 1977, twin golden records were sent into space on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. Still sailing through space at nearly 60,000 km per hour, the records contain sound, songs, and images from earth. But how did NASA include images on an analog record? Here, we decoded the audio, and see the images the…