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February 9, 2018
Wisconsin Sturgeon

Among the oldest species of fish known, Wisconsin is home to the larger share of the sturgeon, with Lake Winnebago holding the largest number of Lake Sturgeons in North America. The species is today a valuable source of income for the commercial fishers, with its products, caviar, and meat being of high-quality value with markets […]

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February 8, 2018
Wisconsin’s War Efforts: WW II

America’s political neutrality in World War II dissolved in the early morning of December 7, 1941, when over three hundred Japanese aircraft roared over the island of Oahu. Their mission was direct and succinct—to take Pearl Harbor by surprise and inflict as much damage as possible. Due to the unpreparedness of the naval base, and […]

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August 27, 2017
The Coco Blockchain Framework

Can Coco Framework Allow The Use of Blockchain Technology in Enterprises? Microsoft is one of the companies that have embraced the need for blockchain technology in modern business. In fact, in the past, Microsoft has tried to integrate blockchain friendly business-as-a-service platforms in Azure. Bill Gates even mentioned as early as 2014 that Bitcoin is […]

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August 20, 2017
Microsoft & Stratis Platform

Blockchain tech is still relatively new but big companies are already taking notice. Since Bitcoin has recently reached the $3,000+ mark and more cryptocurrencies are becoming popular among speculators and long-term investors alike, it is safe to assume that people are curious to what blockchain has to offer in the future. One of the companies […]

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August 12, 2017
Ecosystem Re-Balance: Native Prairie, Native Plants, Seeds & Rewilding

You probably heard about rewilding before. The process is actually quite simple. Humans have destroyed, and are in the process of destroying, many ecosystems. Rewilding is the process in which individuals or organizations reverse and fight for the conservation of these destroyed ecosystems. Rewilding is not only about conservation. It’s also about action based on […]

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August 12, 2017
Human Body Bacteria & My Experiment

The human body and bacteria Despite common knowledge, bacteria is something the human body cannot live without. The false belief that bacteria is always bad is mostly propagated by the advertising industry, who try to promote the idea that we're constantly at risk of getting infections because of bacteria. This scares us, and we end […]

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October 28, 2016
IoT Security Testing Types

With the recent DNS denial-of-service attacks originating from compromised Internet of Things (IoT)/ Connected Devices, I thought it would make sense to break down all the various areas companies are struggling to keep these devices safe. The Internet of Things (IoT) can be defined as Cisco well states "a pervasive and ubiquitous network which enables monitoring and […]

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July 16, 2016
Biohacking and Transhumanism at DEFCON 25

Our bodies are wonderful biological machines. Sadly, they’re also flawed. Issues like neurodegenerative diseases and aging are difficult to ignore. The reality is that we’ve yet to become the best versions of ourselves through evolution. Biohacking is all about improving our bodies beyond what evolution offers. In some cases, it involves tweaking our diet and actively […]

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September 30, 2014
23andme - Real Gattaca Future of Medicine

Gattaca is a 1997 futuristic sci-fi thriller staring Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. The film presents a biopunk sci-fi vision of a future society driven by eugenics where potential children are conceived through genetic manipulation to ensure they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. The movie focuses on Ethan Hawke overcoming genetic discrimination from […]

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September 3, 2014
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Last Update: 09-03-2014 Bitcoin is a revolutionary cypher-currency created from the works of ECDSA invented by late Scott Vanstone, SHA-256 with an unknown inventor but thought to be the NSA, Justin Frankel, Gianluca Rubinacci and Tom Pepper: co-inventors of the first decentralized Peer-to-Peer file sharing network, and Adam Back: Inventor of the first Proof-of-Work system, which he later helped […]

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