Presented under the arch of an ancient, pagan-style temple, the European Central Bank launched the new euro-series in a manner reminiscent of ancient rites performed by ancient peoples.
The European Central Bank chose Europa, an ancient Greek moon goddess who was raped by Zeus when he came to her in the form of a bull. Is it a premonition that the European people are about to be raped by the "almighty central bank" and its robber barons after a short-lived fake bull market?
Let's hope not...
Kevin Slavin argues that we're living in a world designed for -- and increasingly controlled by -- algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture. And he warns that we are writing code we can't understand, with implications we can't control.
Always a step ahead in the Mobile market... this virtual kiosk allows customers to browse the grocery aisles using their smartphones (or laptops or any other web-connected device), all while waiting in line for the next subway train to arrive.