Civic ICO Aside, Here’s Their Bigger Challenge

Civic is one of the most interesting projects in Cryptocurrency today, but it will need to figure out an extremely efficient consumer acquisition model that pairs with particular businesses.

 

My first year in Bitcoin

Bitcoin hit $3,000 earlier this week. Then it dropped by 30%. In honor of that arbitrary high watermark and even higher volatility, I wanted to share the first year of my journey into cryptocurrency.

 

Enter Messenger!

I recently built a Messenger Bot. This is the fourth part in a series describing how I built it and what I learned. After implementing Alexa, I realized that it wouldn’t be a huge step to do something similar on Messenger. After all, push notifications was my top requirement. Thankful for tutorials I had no … 

 

Will Basic Attention Token scale?

As someone who’s worked in digital advertising for over a decade and is very passionate about cryptocurrency and blockchains, I wanted to share some thoughts on one of the most notable ICO’s to date: Basic Attention Token. Not about how the ICO went which plenty has been written about, but instead about the business model … 

 

I started with Alexa

I recently built a Messenger Bot. This is the third post in a series describing how I built it and what I learned. My first encounter with my solar power system’s API was not with Messenger but with Alexa. Alexa is the voice recognition and processing system behind the Amazon Echo. Starting with Alexa Shortly … 

 

Why I chose Messenger

I recently built a Messenger Bot. This is the second in a series describing how I built it and what I learned. My first post was about why I started down this path of building a bot. Why Messenger? I decided on a Messenger bot mostly because I have a head start on familiarity with … 

 

I’m building a bot

I recently started building a Messenger Bot. This is a series describing how I approachedĀ it and what I learned. Why build a bot? I had a specific problem to solve: was my rooftop solar power system working? Wait, what does a bot have to do with power production? That sounds like a ridiculous question today. …