huffingtonpost.com Archives - 24 July 2016, Sunday

  • Bitcoin, The Bell Tolls For Thee

    huffingtonpost.com 23 Jul '16, 12am

    "Yes. I view us as cryptocurrency/cryptoasset agnostic long term. However, I do have a view on cryptocurrencies vs cryptoassets. I think a lot of the early cryptocurrencies after bitcoin ("altcoins") were great from an experimentation perspective but not valuable because they tried to...

  • How To Buy Your First Bitcoin Or Ethereum

    huffingtonpost.com 16 Jul '16, 7pm

    The currency used within Ethereum, Ether (ETH), is mined and traded much like bitcoins are. Ether can be bought on Coinbase by going to exchange.coinbase.com after you're logged into your account: that page lets you trade Bitcoin in your Coinbase account for Ether (you can also deposi...

  • Bitcoin Or Ethereum: Which Will Dominate?

    huffingtonpost.com 13 Jul '16, 6pm

    Bitcoin and Ethereum both use a blockchain, a globally distributed ledger that stores all of the prior transactions, going all the way back to the currency's very first transactions or "genesis block." As I demonstrate in today's video below, Bitcoin is primarily a state transition le...

  • How To Buy Bitcoin After That 'Mr. Robot' Episode

    huffingtonpost.com 13 Jul '16, 1am

    Yet that may all be changing: USA Network intentionally "leaked" (ah yes, viral marketing in 2016, where corporations leak their own stuff! Edgy!) the first episode of the new season of "Mr. Robot" three days before its scheduled broadcast. The leaked episode reportedly featured a Bit...

  • Rolex Timepieces: Status Symbol or Symbol of Savvy

    huffingtonpost.com 04 Jul '16, 11pm

    Our current perception of a Rolex wearer may be that of a slightly ostentatious show-off. Some models are indisputably stunning featuring diamond inlays in the bezel and bracelet, sapphire crystals, and dripping with platinum and gold. But beyond the showboat, these timepieces can be ...

  • Rolex Timepieces: Status Symbol or Symbol of Savvy

    huffingtonpost.com 04 Jul '16, 10pm

    Our current perception of a Rolex wearer may be that of a slightly ostentatious show-off. Some models are indisputably stunning featuring diamond inlays in the bezel and bracelet, sapphire crystals, and dripping with platinum and gold. But beyond the showboat, these timepieces can be ...

  • THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STORY

    THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STORY

    huffingtonpost.com 25 Jun '16, 4pm

    THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STORY: edited by Hang Chang Chieh, Low Teck Seng, and Raj Thampuran; World Scientific Publishing, Inc. 2016 Reviewed by Don C. Reed Disclaimer: World Scientific published one of my books, "STEM CELL BATTLES: Proposition 71 and Beyond", so I am perhaps biased on ...

  • The Safety Challenges Of Bitcoin And How BitPay is Trying To Overcome Them - Huffington Post

    The Safety Challenges Of Bitcoin And How BitPay is Trying To Overcome Them

    huffingtonpost.com 23 Jun '16, 12am

    Bitcoin is a virtual currency that has achieved some notoriety over the years due to its high level of growth . It has become known as something of a disruptor in the sense that it's set to disrupt the new order. For years, it has struggled to gain much traction due to the fact banks ...

  • Allbirds Sneakers Is A Likely Bet To Replace Your Converse

    Allbirds Sneakers Is A Likely Bet To Replace Your Converse

    huffingtonpost.com 16 Jun '16, 11am

    Earlier this year, Time dubbed them "the world’s most comfortable shoes." Refinery29 said that they can "guarantee that there's no rubbing, pinching, itching, or general complaining involved" when you put on these sneakers. And Fast Company agreed . So, do the shoes in question deserv...

  • #branding #luxury

    Contemporary Art ™ is a Now a 'Brand'

    huffingtonpost.com 29 May '16, 10pm

    Honestly, Jones seems to be the one having the tantrum--an art critic tantrum--but in comparing Serra to McDonalds he does touch on an interesting point: its not entirely off base to compare a leading contemporary artist to a ubiquitous brand. One artist friend of mine uses a similar ...

  • What Are Some Things the Media Lab is Doing With Bitcoin and Blockchain?

    huffingtonpost.com 27 May '16, 5pm

    What are some things the Media Lab is doing with Bitcoin and Blockchain? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights . Answer by Brian Forde , Founding Director of Digital Currency Initiative at MI...

  • The Secret Trick Kanye West Uses To Keep His White Sneakers Clean

    The Secret Trick Kanye West Uses To Keep His White Sneakers Clean

    huffingtonpost.com 27 May '16, 3pm

    , you might think Kanye West has an unlimited supply of the highly coveted kicks. Yet that doesn't seem to be the case. (In fact, even back when Kanye was making Yeezys for Nike, he admitted to buying his own shoes off of eBay.) But even in this highly successful Adidas era, West is r...

  • Public Diplomacy in the Pacific

    huffingtonpost.com 22 May '16, 10pm

    When the United States or any other Western country embraces a "pivot to Asia" as a central element of its foreign policy, it must be more than a "pivot to China." Nations such as South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and others ...

  • How One Man Came To Terms With Being Gay In Singapore's Military

    huffingtonpost.com 14 May '16, 1pm

    More than five years since President Barack Obama repealed "don't ask, don't tell," identifying as gay or lesbian in the U.S. military is no longer widely viewed as the taboo it once was. Unfortunately, as a harrowing short film shows, that isn't the case in many other countries aroun...

  • A Brief Guide to Pitching and Branding for Independent Film

    huffingtonpost.com 06 May '16, 3am

    3.) Branding isn't just for Fashion Companies: What is your mission statement? Try to think of your movie or even yourself as a Brand. Your movie is a brand and needs to have a mission statement that the filmmakers are always striving towards. Figure out what your movie's mission stat...

  • #Military draft may soon include #women

    Military Draft May Soon Include Women

    huffingtonpost.com 29 Apr '16, 12am

    The push for gender equality in the military just moved one step closer. The House Armed Services Committee approved a measure Wednesday that would require women to register for the military draft. The current law dictates that all men aged 18 to 26 are required to register for the dr...

  • This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Apr '16, 8pm

    Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2014 have resurfaced online for even more viral glory for the tiny dancer. A video of Téllez and his partner, Gaby Palacios, performing ...

  • This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Apr '16, 7pm

    Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2014 have resurfaced online for even more viral glory for the tiny dancer. A video of Téllez and his partner, Gaby Palacios, performing ...

  • This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Apr '16, 7pm

    Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2014 have resurfaced online for even more viral glory for the tiny dancer. A video of Téllez and his partner, Gaby Palacios, performing ...

  • Seriously Slurp-able Singapore Street Noodles - Huffington Post

    Seriously Slurp-able Singapore Street Noodles

    huffingtonpost.com 25 Apr '16, 2am

    I traveled down several rabbit holes looking for the basis of what is known as Singapore Street Noodles, and my conclusion is that it’s a dish originating in Hong Kong. Though similar to two particular true Singaporean noodle recipes, this recipe has taken on characteristics of its ow...

  • 5 Tips For Branding Yourself for Success - Huffington Post

    5 Tips For Branding Yourself for Success

    huffingtonpost.com 22 Apr '16, 2am

    1.Have a distinctive career identity through a trademark style or accomplishment. Make fun of Donald Trump's comb-over all you want, but it's an important part of his brand as are Hillary Clinton's colorful pants suits. Developing a signature item or style as a trademark of your visua...

  • Rolex: Fashion's Anti-Social Friend

    huffingtonpost.com 12 Apr '16, 1am

    With the release of its annual Digital IQ Index, L2, the New York-based digital think tank, invites us to reflect upon an interesting collaboration: the one between luxury fashion and social media. As the end of 2015 approaches, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat vie for our a...

  • Rolex: Fashion's Anti-Social Friend

    huffingtonpost.com 12 Apr '16, 1am

    With the release of its annual Digital IQ Index, L2, the New York-based digital think tank, invites us to reflect upon an interesting collaboration: the one between luxury fashion and social media. As the end of 2015 approaches, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat vie for our a...

  • 80-Something Breaks Out In Dance, Astounds Unsuspecting Crowd

    huffingtonpost.com 06 Apr '16, 9pm

    Think a cane and a little gray hair will get in the way of life? Think again. An 80-something woman aimed to shatter stereotypes surrounding older people by showing off her moves on a Spanish TV show . It all started in a busy Madrid square one afternoon, when the woman stopped to wat...

  • Sasha and Malia Obama perfectly pull off fancy dresses with sneakers

    Sasha And Malia Obama Hit Cuba, Nail The Dresses With Sneakers Trend

    huffingtonpost.com 21 Mar '16, 1pm

    The first family arrived in rainy Cuba Sunday to kick off a historic trip, marking the first time a U.S. president has visited the island in almost 90 years. Unfortunately for President Barack Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia pretty much stole the show thanks to their adorable dresses...

  • These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Mar '16, 10pm

    Singapore has the unfortunate (or at least unaffordable) distinction of being the world's most expensive city to live in, according to a report released Thursday by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis group associated with The Economist magazine. The "worldwide co...

  • These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Mar '16, 9pm

    Singapore has the unfortunate (or at least unaffordable) distinction of being the world's most expensive city to live in, according to a report released Thursday by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis group associated with The Economist magazine. The "worldwide co...

  • These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Mar '16, 9pm

    Singapore has the unfortunate (or at least unaffordable) distinction of being the world's most expensive city to live in, according to a report released Thursday by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis group associated with The Economist magazine. The "worldwide co...

  • Programmatic Meets Branding - The Science Behind The Art

    huffingtonpost.com 08 Mar '16, 4am

    By Oli Whitten, Head of International - Rubicon Project It's being asked a lot lately: Does the automation of advertising compromise the creativity that is so important for the industry? In particular, are we becoming so focused on data and performance that we are ignoring the importa...

  • 10 Killer Sneakers That'll Actually Make You WANT To Work Out

    10 Killer Sneakers That'll Actually Make You WANT To Work Out

    huffingtonpost.com 29 Feb '16, 11am

    When it comes to getting motivated to go to the gym, we need all the help we can get. Whether it's finding a workout buddy or signing up for a cool new class, anything that helps us get on the treadmill is welcome (and quite frankly, necessary). But, if we're being honest, the main re...