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Customers and technology
Posted: 1 September 2015   1 Comment
Technologies that will change customer behavior...
The Top 5 Technologies Changing Customer Experience
1 September 2015
Gartner just published their 2015 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies and it’s fascinating to see the crossover between these hi-tech developments and how they are being applied to the customer experience by brands.The full report from Gartner actually analyzes over 2,000 different types of technology, which is more than exhaustive research, but I want to consider just five of the ...
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Bitcoin's latent defect
Posted: 1 September 2015  
It seems that Bitcoin has a looming technical issue, which could see it become the victim of its own success. As the volume of transactions globally increases, so the time taken to clear transactions will increase and become unworkable.

That reminds me of the saturation effect that kills a Ponzi scheme. Just ...
Gavin Andresen on Why Bitcoin Will Become Unreliable Next Year Without an Urgent Fix | MIT Technolog
1 September 2015
The man who took over stewardship of Bitcoin from its mysterious inventor says the currency is in serious trouble.
MindBullet logo THE BITCOIN BUBBLE BURSTS
Controversial digital currency collapses as clones saturate the market
Dateline: 15 March 2015
In essence, Bitcoins are digital artifacts created by using computers to solve complex mathematical formulae, essentially cracking a code. The reward one ...
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Fly by wireless
Posted: 1 September 2015  
When you've got a huge super drone that you can fly by remote control, why not put in a seat and fly it, and yourself, somewhere? That's the next step in drones, personalized air vehicles, operated by geeks, not pilots!
Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone
1 September 2015
Flying drones are all the rage right now. The latest DJI Phantom is smoking hot. But sitting in your very own one and flying it? That's uncharted..
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...
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Drone hunting with a laser
Posted: 30 August 2015  
Security agencies are terrified of drones that might be used to carry explosives or worse. Boeing showed off a laser cannon that can bring them down.
Welcome to the World, Drone-Killing Laser Cannon
30 August 2015
The new portable weapon system is more like burning ants with a really expensive magnifying glass than obliterating Alderaan.
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...
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Tesla in its own league
Posted: 28 August 2015  
Fascinating to see how the new generation of exponential players are rewriting the rules of business.
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Headline envy
Posted: 27 August 2015  
Four years after our MindBullet on this subject, the Economist uses the same headline we did. OK, I know there is no copyright on titles, but it's quite satisfying to see a great publication (which we admire) following our lead!
The Great Fall of China
27 August 2015
ONCE the soundtrack to a financial meltdown was the yelling of traders on the floor of a financial exchange. Now it is more likely to be the wordless hum ...
MindBullet logo THE GREAT FALL OF CHINA
China's ghost cities stay empty as the artificial bubble bursts
Dateline: 8 August 2018
It was as inevitable as China's rise to the position of the most powerful economy in the world. Now it looks as though that title will return to the United ...
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