If SETI uses off-the-shelf hardware & software — can’t you?

VB EVENT: “We use gaming GPUs,” says Dr. Andrew Siemion, director of the Berkeley SETI research center. “We use the GeForce series from Nvidia. We use consumer level flash drives.” Siemion is one of the speakers at VB Summit, coming up on October 22-23 in Mill Valley, CA. On Twitter, his team recently posted a […]

Michael Bublé has ‘absolutely no plans to retire’ from music in the wake of his son’s liver cancer diagnosis, despite reports

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images A representative for Michael Bublé told INSIDER the singer isn’t quitting his music career after all. The comments contradict Bublé’s own statements to The Daily Mail, where he said he was giving his “last interview” and was “retiring from the business” after his latest record. A representative for Michael Bublé said his comments about […]

Top Blockchain Applications Making Waves in Commercial Real Estate

This article first appeared on RealAtom.   The commercial real estate (CRE) industry is comprised of many different types of service providers, including property management, brokerage firms, banks, and other types of lenders. When a CRE transaction takes place, there are various operators involved, requiring extensive sharing of official property documents, and financial information which […]

Could You Survive The Social Credit Score?

  Article was originally published at ABC Finance. We’re all familiar with ‘credit scores’, where financial institutions track how responsible you are with your hard-earned money to assign you a value determining the loans and cards you are eligible to apply for. However, a new scoring system being trialled in China (set to become standard practice […]

San Diego matures as a tech hub

GUEST: An 85-minute flight from the traffic snarls and frenzied house prices of the Bay Area of Silicon Valley can land you in one of the sunniest and fastest growing cities in the U.S., increasingly eyed as an attractive alternative for engineers and venture capitalists (VCs) alike: San Diego. For years VCs resisted the idea […]