Benny

Blockchain – The future of security? Short analysis of the Blockchain concept, as well as its potential implications in security and other ambits

What are the¬†blockchains? That question came to my mind a couple of weeks ago when I watched Don Tapscott’s encouraging speech on TEDXTalks. Well, making some simple deduction, we can think on a “chain of blocks which contain¬†information rows”. Essentially, the information is stored in a distributed database – meaning that many computers manage it …

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Coursera – A curious choice Short retrospective about how Coursera appeared in my life, as well as what has given me and what could potentially offer to other people

Everything began in April. I came back to Spain from Mexico City after having visited some friends, and I decided to start an active job search. I still remember that some friends, in different contexts, told me: Gosh, it seems that you will end up prostituting yourself to obtain some CV experience. But, that didn’t …

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Country for Old Men Little reminder about the situation that will explode in Spain in fewer time than some people think: pensions, education issues, etc.

I was talking with some friends in a pub when they asked me how I saw the future. My answer: ‘Tough’. In fact, today (July 31st, 2016), I read few headers in the eldiario.es¬†(Spanish) journal, and it made me reaffirm my thoughts. Here we can see various links (in Spanish), such as: Almost 60% of …

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Videogames: Personal evolution Brief reflection on the impact videogames have had on my life, focusing on the Aion MMORPG game

With the recent release of Pok√©mon GO, I had some sort of reflection time about my history as a ‘gamer’, and I can assert that videogames have been part of me since I was a child. When I was 4-5 years old, I had the chance to play ‘Abe’s Oddysee’ (gameplay link) on¬†a PC. I …

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Brexit… Short reflection about the Brexit and the (obvious) consequences it will trigger

When I saw the result, I thought: ‘It can’t¬†be true’. Yes, it was. English people voted ‘Yes’ in the referendum about the Brexit – basically meaning to quit the EU. Votes: 52% decided to¬†Brexit, while 48% opted to¬†Bremain. So they should be leaving sooner or later. But what we are watching now is¬†a pretty convoluted …

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