What is a Mining Pool?
By Ashish Rajendra Kumar Sai The difficulty of mining has risen drastically over the last few years making it hard for individual miners with a few GPU’s to mine a block. The average difficulty of mining, as of July 3, 2018, stands at 3455.91 TH (Source – etherscan.io) consequently rendering the possibility of gaining mining […]Continue Reading
Blockchain Innovation Delivers Social Inclusion
By Sandra Quinn Ten years ago, back in 2008, the first ripples of the blockchain wave were seen online when Satoshi Nakamoto came up with the concept and it has taken a decade for people to explore the possibilities, develop ideas around it and now it has been embraced by the technological world. In the […]Continue Reading
Choosing the Right Software for Your Mining Rig
By Ashish Rajendra Kumar Sai In our previous blog, which you can read here, we looked at the hardware elements of our mining rig and now we will take a closer look at the software segment. Similar to the standard personal computer, we will need an Operating System for our rig, but there are many flavours […]Continue Reading
Who Am I in the Future?
By Sandra Quinn Almost every part of your life will involve some sort of account number, username, password, profile picture or personal detail. Whether it is for your electricity account, your loyalty card for your favourite store, your bank account or your social media accounts, you are identifiable in a number of different ways. We […]Continue Reading
What You Will Need to Build a Mining Rig
By Ashish Rajendra Kumar Sai If you have ever thought about building an ethereum mining rig, a big part of that is knowing what components you will need and that is what we are looking at with this blog. In our blog from last week, we looked at the basics of a mining rig, […]Continue Reading
The True Cost of a Free App
By Sandra Quinn There is no such thing as a free lunch – this is something we all know, yet when it comes to free apps, we put our blind faith in the integrity of the word free and take it all at face value. We click ‘I Agree’ on Terms and Conditions without so […]Continue Reading
An Introduction to Building a Mining Rig
By Ashish Rajendra Kumar Sai Over the next few weeks, we will post a series of instruction guides to help new users to build a mining rig. Before we dive into the specifics of how to build a mining rig, we thought we would give a run down of some of the terms you will be seeing. Miner […]Continue Reading
Futuristic Homes from Movies are the Smart Homes of Today
By Sandra Quinn Over the years, Hollywood and the movie industry have brought us what seem like fantastical and futuristic movies, but if you look back, many of the things, which once seemed bizarre and unusual are now commonplace and everyday. In 1990, ‘Total Recall’ brought us into an onscreen world of driverless cars. Well […]Continue Reading
Can Anyone be Too Young for Technology?
By Sandra Quinn Should technology come with an age limit? As technology becomes more prominent in our daily lives, this is a question many of us are bound to consider. In this blog, we have previously discussed how important it is to get older people online (https://www.horizon-globex.com/the-importance-of-getting-older-people-online/) and how technology can be used as a […]Continue Reading
Look Me in the Eye – The Rise of Facial Recognition
By Sandra Quinn Over the past week, the rise of facial recognition and how it’s being used has been dominating headlines with members of the public uncomfortable with the idea that software that they could be unaware of is being used to identify them. In America, Orlando Police are piloting facial recognition software from Amazon […]Continue Reading