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How A Bitcoin Money Minting Machine Works

KnC Miner sells machines that help the Bitcoin network work. The reward, if a miner is lucky, is a cut of the digital money.

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Zynga Games and Why They Should Not Go Offline

Like we weren’t going to notice, Zynga? Turning Words With Friends into a board game does not make it not-Scrabble. Same goes for Hungry Hungry Herd. Angry Nerd takes a stand against the shameless genre crossing of digital games back to board games. 

Google Knowledge, Google Money, Google Power: Andreas Ekström 

Did you google today? Most likely you did. The people of the world google almost 40,000 times per second. We gather more information than ever - but so does Google. Journalist Andreas Ekström wrote a bestselling book about Google, and is one of Sweden’s leading commentators on the digital revolution. His talk will give you a mindblowing perspective on the knowledge, money and power the world has surrendered to very few hands.

The Epic Upcoming Digital Transformation

MIT’s Principal Research Scientist, Andy McAfee, gives us food for thought in this Capgemini Consulting production. Andy explains the origins of digital transformation, where it’s come from, where it’s going and how digital innovations are going to affect the digital business world from here on in.

Make Perfect Coffee Then Weigh In

Mat Honan and Michael Calore make an Aeropress coffee, and the show off a digital scale that measures more than just your weight.

How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government

By integrating democratic government with cutting-edge American innovation, the lieutenant governor of California charts a bright future for open-source America.

Citizenville is the story of how ordinary citizens can use new digital tools to dissolve political gridlock and transform American democracy. As social networking and smart phones have changed the way we communicate with one another, these technologies are also changing our relationship with government.

Drawing on wide-ranging interviews with thinkers and politicians, Citizenville is the first book by Lieutenant Governor Newsom. He broke new ground as the mayor of San Francisco, one of the most high-tech, experimental, and progressive municipalities in the nation. But when Newsom’s tenure as mayor began, he found that San Francisco was behind the likes of Estonia and South Korea in terms of digital governance. Newsom’s quest to modernize one of America’s most modern cities—and the amazing results he achieves—form the backbone of this far-reaching book.

MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Talks about Their New “Digitizer”

MakerBot cofounder and CEO Bre Pettis talks about the Digitizer, how it fits into the 3D printing landscape, and what the future will look like.