Sarah Jeong writes on The Verge that she got a Tamagotchi recently and realized that all the meaningless beeping and button pushing reminds her of our smartphone usage today. We got trained into responding and taking care of each notification.
Cryptocurrencies are a real hype right now. Everyone jumps on board, hoping to make some money. I tested it out, too, to understand it a bit more. But it doesn’t feel right — so I sold my few coins and quit. Here are my doubts and reasons for feeling uncomfortable with those currencies.
The last two days I spend in Berlin at the fantastic Beyond Tellerrand conference. The talks and people there are great, you should definitely go to one of those events. I took some notes during the talks on my phone. Autosuggest errors may be included. Check out the recorded talks in case you want the full experience.